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Candide Literature device Min Jae Lee 9-A by Mind Map: Candide Literature device Min Jae Lee 9-A
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Candide Literature device Min Jae Lee 9-A

Parody= work created to mock, comment on, or poke fun at an original work

"..I am in need of food.' - 'You don't deserve to eat,' said other. 'Be off you wretch! Out of my sight, you miserable creature! And don't ever approach my person again!) p.9

If this is the best of all possible worlds, what must the others be like? I wouldn't have minded the flogging; I was already flogged by the Bulars" p. 16

Irony= unintended connection that goes beyond the most evident meaning

"'Madam, you have seventy-two years of nobility, but not one penny. You now have the chance to become the wife of a man who's the greatest lord in South America and has a very handsome mustache." (Pg. 51)

"Who could have stolen my money and diamonds? ...I strongly suspect a reverend Franciscan who slept in the same inn with us last night in Badajoz."

"A passer-by who had never been baptized, a good Anabaptist named Jacques...." p.9

Oxymoron= using two different opposite meaning of words to create sentences like a pun.

Where is she? Take me to her, that we may both die of joy.'- Cunegonde is not here," pg.79

Allusion = figure of speech that makes a reference to, or representation of, a place, event, literary work,

"After the Earthquake, which had destroyed three-quarters of LIsbon, the sages of that country could think of no more effective means of averting further destruction. " p. 15

" As you know the two countries are at war over a few acres of snow on the Canadian border, and the whole of Canada is worth." pg. 69

Understatement = form of speech in which a lesser expression is used than what would be expected.

:Then Monsieur does not believe in free will? asked the agent" p. 35

Hyperbole= A sentence in which statements are exaggerated.

"Pangloss taughtmetaphysico-theologico-costmo-nigology" p. 4