Literary Devices – Anagram (Explanation & Examples)

What do cheating and a teaching have in common? They are anagrams of each other: the letters in cheating can be rearranged to form a new word, in this case teaching. Anagrams can be of individual words, or even of phrases or the names of people. The basic rule is that the letters of the … Continue reading Literary Devices – Anagram (Explanation & Examples)

Most Important Literary Devices and Figures of Speech

1. Adage - a short, pointed, and memorable saying based on facts and considered true by the majority of people.Tis better to have loved and lost/Than never to have loved at all.Alfred Lord Tennyson 2. Allegory - Abstract ideas and principles using characters, figures, and events.All animals are equal but a few are more equal … Continue reading Most Important Literary Devices and Figures of Speech

William Shakespeare – First Folio

WHAT IS A FOLIO?A folio is a printed play or book that was created using a printing method that places four pages of text on one large sheet of paper. The paper is then folded in half and bound into a large book. In Shakespeare’s time, a folio printing was expensive and typically reserved for … Continue reading William Shakespeare – First Folio