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6. Analyze Dicken's use of the "Farmer" and the "Woodman." What literary devices are used with these "characters?" (Identify at least 3)

 

 

The “Woodman” is “Fate” and the “Farmer” is “Death.” She used these names as fate and death because fate would cut down many people and have them starving at the bottom of the social ladder, and the “Farmer” would come and just harvest them thousands at a time. Some of the literary devices used are Allusion, this is used when the author refers to “the Revolution.” Another literary device used with these “characters” is diction, some exmples of this is “sawn.” A third literary devise used by the author is using irony when he says that the woodman is coming down and marking the trees with the names of people who will die.