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22 Cards in this Set

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is a pattern of words that contain similar sounds.
is using an object or action that means something more than its literal meaning.
what kinds of things the author does
What are the 3 kinds of irony?
1. verbal irony is when an author says one thing and means something else.
2. dramatic irony is when an audience perceives something that a character in the literature does not know.
3. irony of situation is a discrepency between the expected result and actual results.
Irony is an implied discrepancy between what is said and what is meant.
is action that interrupts to show an event that happened at an earlier time which is necessary to better understanding.
Fidelity to (or honest portrayal of) a particular geographical section by making an accurate representation of its habits, speech, history, folklore or beliefs
into images
stream of consciousness
when you just write down what comes to mind just writing thoughts
The term haiku is a fairly late addition to Japanese poetry. The poet Shiki coined the term in the nineteenth century from a longer, more traditional phrase, haikai renga no hokku ("the introductory lines of light linked verse"). To understand the haiku's history as a genre, peruse the vocabulary entries for its predecessors, the hokku and the haikai renga or renku.
figurative language
Language that is not intended to be interpreted in a literal sense. Figurative language always makes use of a comparison between different things. By appealing to the imagination, figurative language provides new ways of looking at the world.
regional dialect
when you write the story in the dialect of that region
point of view
who is telling the story
1st person: told by the "I" point of view
2nd person:narrator
3rd person:he/she
is the struggle found in fiction. Conflict/Plot may be internal or external and is best seen in (1) Man in conflict with another Man: (2) Man in conflict in Nature; (3) Man in conflict with self.
writing about real life
relating to people who live outside their own country
dramatic monologue
A type of poem in which a speaker addresses a silent listener. As readers, we overhear the speaker in a dramatic monologue. Robert Browning's "My Last Duchess" represents the epitome of the genre.
is language that evokes one or all of the five senses: seeing, hearing, tasting, smelling, touching.
A Japanese poem of five lines, the first and third composed of five syllables and the rest of seven.
focused on nature