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Explain the Effect of Literary Devices

In this worksheet, students will develop their perception and insight when reading a text and begin to understand how to explain the effect of literary devices.

'Explain the Effect of Literary Devices' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 3

Year:  Year 9 English worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Writing

Curriculum subtopic:   Develop Awareness of Literary and Rhetorical Devices

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Worksheet Overview

Writing about writing can be tricky. As you progress in your study of English language, you will need to show your understanding of the effect of a text. 


You will do this by looking at what the writer has written and how they have used language.


In order to be really skilled in this, you need to develop your perception of a text and the insights you have into the writer's intentions. 


woman writing


In this activity, you will do just that using this text. 

Beneath the celestial canopy, the night sky unfurls its obsidian tapestry, a canvas adorned with a myriad of stars. Each celestial orb, like a diamond in the jeweller’s hand, twinkles with an ancient and timeless brilliance, while a silvery sliver of moon casts its enchanting spell upon the world. The constellations, those celestial storytellers, paint narratives in the heavens. The Milky Way, a luminous river of stardust, flows through the cosmic expanse like an ethereal dream. The night breeze carries the whispers of the cosmos, and the night sky, a celestial ode, invites us to ponder the mysteries of the universe, to dream beyond our earthly confines, and to find solace in the quietude of its boundless beauty.



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