Literary Device Example

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Literary Device Example


The location of a story's actions, along with the time in which it occurs, is the setting.

It was a big, squarish frame house that had once been white, decorated with cupolas and spires and scrolled balconies in the heavily lightsome style of the seventies, set on what had once been our most select street. But garages and cotton gins had encroached and obliterated even the august names of that neighborhood; only Miss Emily's house was left,

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The time, place, and circumstances in which something occurs or develops b: the time and place of the action of a literary, dramatic, or cinematic work c: the scenery used in a theatrical or film production

In William Faulkner's "A Rose for Emily," the narrator carefully describes the house that Miss Emily lives in.

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For most stories the setting is very important. The setting not only tells us where the story takes place, but also when (the season, year, time of day) the story takes place. Also consider the weather, is it sunny, rainy, snowing? This too creates the setting. The setting also gives the reader clues to the daily life of the character, and creates the mood.

On a rainy November morning in 1776, a soldier trod a solitary path along a road in western Virginia. His gait was slow, and his face—barely visible beneath untold layers of grime—betrayed an anguished, exhausted expression.

Novels with Strong SettingsBud, Not Buddy - Christopher Paul CurtisCrispin - AviHoles - Louis SacherThe Lion, Witch, and the Wardrobe - C S LewisThe Wanderer - Sharon CreechTuck Everlasting - Natalie BabbitOut of the Dust - Karen Hesse


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