A literary work literature paper 1 ib which the apparent meaning of the characters and events is used to symbolise a deeper moral and spiritual meaning. An event or situation that may be interpreted in more than one way. A figure of speech in which a thought is balanced with a contrasting thought.
Where an author interrupts a story in order to explain something. A literary device that uses contradictory statements or situations to reveal a reality different from what appears to be true. Use of similar or identical language, structures, events or ideas in different parts of a text. Describing something in an exaggerated way to shock and engage the reader.