Literary Terms #2
The repetition of the same or very similar consonant sounds that are close together.
A reference to a statement, a person a place, or an event from literature, history, religion, mythology, politics, sports, or science.
The story of a person's life, written or told by that person.
The story of a real persons life, written or told by another person
A person or an animal in a story, play, or onther literary work
1.A struggle or clash between opposing characters or opposing forces.
2.A struggle between a character and some outside force.
3.A struggle between two opposing desires or emotions with a person.
1.The feelings and associations that have come to be attached to a word.
2. Dictionary definitions
A clear image of something, usally by using details that appeal to one or more of the senses. Sight, Hearing, Smell, Taste, and Touch.
A way of speaking characters of a particular religion or of a particular group
Convresation between two or more characters.
A very brief story in prose or verse that teaches a moral practical lesson about how to succeed in life.
Imaginative writing that carries the reader into an invented world where the laws of nature as we know them do not operate.
Figure of Speech
A word or phrase that describes one thing in terms of something else and is not literally true.
A scene that breaks the normal time of order of the plot to show a past event
A story wth no known author, originally passed on from one generation to another by word of mouth
The use of clues or hints to suggest events that occur later in the plot.
Poetry that is "free of a regular meter and rhyme scheme
Language that appeals to the senses,to
A contrast between what is expected and what really happens
A storyusally based on some historical facts that has been handed down frome one generation to the next
A humerous five-line verse that has a regular meter and the rhyme scheme.
The most important idea expressed in a piece of writing
A comparison between two unlike things in which one thing becomes another thing
The overall emotion created by a work of literature.
Prose writing that deals with real people, events, and places without changing any facts.
The use of a word whose sound imitates ar suggest its meaning
A special kind of metaphor in which a nn-human thing or quality is talked abiut as if it were human.
The series of related events that make up a story.
Point of veiw
The vantage point fom which a story is told
Any writing that is not poetry
The repetition of accented vowel sounds and all souds following them
A musical quality produced by the repetition of stressed nd ustressed syllables or by the repetition of other patterens
The time and place of a story, a poem, or a play
A comparison between two unlike things such as like or as
In a poem a group of lines that form a unit
A person, a place, a thing, or an event that has its own meaning and stands for something itself as well
An exaggerated , fanciful story that gets" taller and taller" more far fetched the more it is told and retold.
An idea about life revealed in a work of literature
The voice talking to us in a poem
The attitude a writer takes toward an audience a subject or a character