To kill a mockingbird literary terms chart

Allusion an expression designed to call something to mind without mentioning it explicitly; an indirect or passing reference.
Flashback a scene in a movie, novel, etc., set in a time earlier than the main story.
Fore shadowing be a warning or indication of (a future event).
Hyperbole exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken literally.
Metaphor a figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an object or action to which it is not literally applicable.
Personification the attribution of a personal nature or human characteristics to something nonhuman, or the representation of an abstract quality in human form.
Symbol a thing that represents or stands for something else, especially a material object representing something abstract.

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