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Diction
word order; organization of words in sentences (includes punctuation)
Syntax
language that appeals to the senses
Imagery
an extended metaphor
Conceit
stories which lead up to, and include, the death of the hero
Tragedy
the atmosphere the author creates. The setting can create this.
Mood
the author's emotions towards the subject
Tone
main recurring idea. Common thread, repeated idea that's incorporated throughout a literary work
Theme
the time, place, physical details, and circumstances in which a situation occurs
Setting
something that represents another object or idea
Symbol
when a character is divided/duplicated into two distinct personalities. (usually in the form of two different characters)
Doppleganger
a mode of expression, through words or events, conveying a reality different from and usually opposite to appearance or expectation. 3 types.
1st type- words.
2nd type- events.
3rd type- readers know something the characters don't.
Irony.
1- verbal irony
2- situational irony
3- dramatic irony
a literary mode based on criticism of people and society through ridicule
Satire
14 line poem in iambic pentameter
Sonnet
a figure of speech in which a speaker directly addresses an absent person, object, or idea
Apostrophe
poetry in which a single character delivers a speech to a silent listener
Dramatic monologue
one character delivers a speech while he's alone on stage
Soliloquy
a word that's the same forwards and backwards
Palindrome
a solemn and formal lyric poem about death
Elegy
consists of rising action, climax, and falling action
Plot
includes introduction, development of conflict
Rising action
turning point in story
climax
unknotting of plot. often involves discovery of important facts.
Falling action (dénouement)
the perspective from which the story is told
Point of View
view where narrator enters the mind of others. Narrator is all knowing
Omniscient third person
told from the point of view of usually one, sometimes more than one of the characters
Limited third person
view that tells only what can be seen or heard; don't get into the minds of the characters
Objective third person