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What's a good book (Or resource) on Literary Techniques/Devices in English Literature?

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For rhetorical devices (anaphora, isocolon, chiasmus, metanoia, etc.) I recommend Classical English Rhetoric by Ward Farnsworth.

For other literary devices (synecdoche, alliteration, prosody, etc.) I recommend The Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms by Chris Baldick.

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