The Tell Tale Heart
The author uses simile in the story.Simile is a comparison using ''like'' or ''as''.''It increased my fury as the beating of a drum stimulates the soldier into courage''.The author uses Personification in the story.Personificaiton is giving something human characteristics.''Example is ''Death in approaching him had stalked with his black shadow before him and enveloped the victim''.The author uses Alliteration.Allitterations are consonant sounds that repeat themselves in a line in a litarary work.Example is ''It is the beating of his hideous heart!''The Author uses Irony which is a contrast between what is expected or what actually is.