Literary Terms, do you know them

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A non-fiction work, usually short, that deals with a subject in a limited way and expresses a particular point of view.you probably wrote one in school
Use of hints orclues in a story to suggest future events or outcomes.A prime literary example of this technique is John Steinbeck's short story 'Of Mice and Men.' The killing of Candy's old dog points to the killing of Lennie. It also signifies Lennie's difficult life and the end of a relationship that brought joy and purpose to George.
A person or force thats opposing the protagonist in a piece of literature. (not always the 'villan' or 'bad guy')Voldemort
A scene in a story, novel, play or poem that interrupts the action to show in event that happened earlier; it gives information.(sorry i can't think of an example, comment if you know one please :) )
The quality of a story,play,poem, or novel that makes the reader or audience uncertain or tense about the outcome of events.(sorry i can't think of an example, comment if you know one please :) )
Any object,person,place, or action that has a meaning in itself but also stands for, or represents something else.dove=peace heart=love
A lyric poem of 14 lines, usually written in rhymed iambic pentameter.(sorry i can't think of an example, comment if you know one please :) )
The sequence of events or actions in a short story, play, poem, or novel.rising action--climax--falling action
How the auhor reveals a character's personality.'He had blue eyes and handsome black hair'
A poem of mourning, usually over the death of an individual.The curfew tolls the knell of parting day, The lowing herd winds slowly o'er the lea, The ploughman homeward plods his weary way, And leaves the world to darkness and to me. --Thomas Gray
Action after the climaxthings getting less intense after the climax.
Language, a word or an expression that is not intended to be interpreted in a literal sense.'Don't let the cat out of the bag'
A humorous imittion of a work of art, literature, or music.'Eat It' by Weird Al Yankovic is a ____ of Michael Jackson's 'Beat it'
A type of speaking or writing that is intended to make its audience adopt a certain opinion or perform an action.'Timmy, if you do your homework now then you'll get a bigger dessert after dinner' She smiled down at her son, trying to convince him to do his work.
A unit of a poem that is longer than a single line(sorry i can't think of an example, comment if you know one please :) )
The formation of words in intimidation of natural sound.snap! crackle! pop!
A full length work, fictional work of literature having many characters and often a complex plot.The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
The use of exaggeration or overstatement for a special effect.'I'm so hungry, I could eat a horse'
A play on wordsKings worry about a receding heir line.
A speech, usually found in a play, delivered by a character alone onstage.'To be or not to be...' -Hamlet by Shakespeare
Giving human characteristics to non-human things.The whispering wind.
The oppisite of what is expected; the reader is lead to believe that one thing will happen when just the oppisite occurs.'Gentlemen, you can't fight in here! This is the War Room.' (Peter Sellers as President Merkin Muffley in Dr. Strangelove, 1964)
Words or phrases that create pictures or images in the reader's mind; the images can appeal to all the senses. It uses concrete, descriptive words.The sparkling water cascaded down the black marble slab of rock, and splashed into the circular blue pond below
The repitition of similar vowel sounds,without rhyme.(most likely found in poetry) ex)Cool Blue
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A meeting struggle between two opposing forces.man vs. man; man vs. society; man vs. self, ect...
The time and place in which the events of a story, play, novel, or poem occur.It was a dark, cold night at Yorktown. Mike took out his i-pod touch to check the time.
The repitition of the begining sound in a group of words. 'Peter Piper Picked'
In a play or work of literature, the reader or audience knows more about some of the action than some of the characters do.(sorry i can't think of an example, comment if you know one please :) )
A story in which characters, actions or settings represent abstract ideas or moral qualities.'Tortise and The Hare' the tortise represents perserverance and the Hare represents over confidence.
Action before; leading to the climaxbuilds up the suspense
A reference to a person, place, event or literary element that the author expects the reader to know.'his house is nice, but its no Palace of Versailes'
Turning point in a piece of literature; point of most intense action or interest.could do this in bed too ;)
Repitition of similar consonant sounds in a group of words, they don't rhyme.(ther 'er' sound) Bitter Butter
Repitition of the same sounds in poetry.He went the the bay that was far, far away.
Shorter, less complex than a novel, yet longer than a short story.A recent example is Stephen King's Different Seasons, which is a collection of four novellas
Figure of speech in which tan absent or dead person, an abstract quality, or something in-animate or non-human is addressed directly (spoken to)- response not expected.'Oh Death, where is thy sting? Where is thy victory?' -Paul
A story in poetic form and is usually meant to be sung; story poemLove Story by Taylor Swift
A comparison of two unlike objects without using 'like' or 'as'; a direct comparison.My love is a red, red rose
A word, phrase, line, or group of lines that is regularly repeated in a poem, usually found at the end of each stanza (verse)The chorus in a song.
Writing or speaking that tells the story, first person piont of view; some what limited point of view.Person who tells the story, will use 'I' in the story telling
A comparison of two unlike things using 'like' 'as' 'as if' 'resembles' 'as though'Your hands are as cold as ice
A comparison made between two things to show similarities between them.____is to ____ as ___ is to ___
The combination of oppisite or contradictory terms.wise fool
In a play, a short speeh spoken by a character in an undertone or directly to the audience; meant to be heard by the audience but not by other characters on stage.When a character is debating about doing something by talking to themself.
The vantage point from which the story is told; it determines how much information the reader will be given.1st person and 3rd person
A long narrative poem, describing the deeds of a great hero, and reflecting the values of the culture it originated from.The Odyssey
Main, most important character; the story focuses on him and revolves around him.Harry Potter, Katniss Everdeen, Percy Jackson, Bella Swan

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