Enroll in Literary Devices with Dolphin STEM Academy
Literary Devices is the study of the creation and analysis of literature written in the English
language. In Literary Devices A, you will analyze and explain the different literary devices
used in short stories, such as subject, theme, mood, plot, and narration. You will study a
variety of literary works to learn more about literary devices. The second unit covers
many types of informational texts. In the third unit, you will explore drama from a range
of eras. In addition, you will complete writing activities in which you will employ
analytical and persuasive skills. In Literary Devices A, you will also study a variety of
techniques to improve your reading comprehension, writing skills, and grammar and
By the end of this course, you will:
Describe the role of different elements of fiction, such as subject, theme, tone, mood, plot,
and point of view, in short stories.
Explain the function, features, opinion, bias, and persuasive techniques used in
Explain how audience can influence informational texts.
Identify and describe the purpose of informational texts.
List and describe the features of dramatic texts, such as Antigone by Sophocles.
Analyze the elements of stage performance in Shakespearean drama, such as Macbeth.
Describe the form and literary elements of modern dramatic texts, such as Henrik Ibsen’s A