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Anthology
a collection of works of the same or different genres.
Genre
a kind of literary work
trilogy
sereis of three books
caveat
warning
episodic structure
an organization of a work of literature by incidence or episodes
Bildungsroman
a novel of education in which a character learns something
theme
a concept or idea of a novel
setting
time and place
epithet
a characterizing word or phrase used to with or without using a person's name
allusion
a reference, to a work of literature or an event in history
Code Hero
A character in a novel who lives by his own code not by inherited beliefs or traditions
novella
a genre of literature which is shorter than a novel but longer than a short story.
Stringy Style
the poor sentence structure in which one clause is added to another usually using the connecting word "and".
Omniscent Narrarator
an all knowing story teller who can look into the characters minds and know what they are thinking and feeling
diction
wor choice (3 common errors)
Transition
a change from one sentence to the next or from one paragraph to the next or one idea to the next
Thesis Statement
the single statement in which the main idea of an essay is stated.
direct opening paragraph
begins with a thesis statement
oblique opening paragraph
ends with a thesis statement
sandwiching
the alternation between anaylisis and supporting evidence
elipsis
3 dots indicating something has been omitted.
brackets
the editors marks to indicate that you have changed something in directquotation.
clihe`
a tired, overused, trite, hackneyed, expression.
simile
A comparision of 2 unlike things using the wors as, like, or so.
Metaphor
A comparision of 2 unlike things not using the wors as, like, or so.
epigraph
a quotation that apprears at the begging of a work of literature
motif
a phrase o object that reoccurs in a work of literature