of or relating to a wedding or marriage
extreme hatred or anger
to long for, pine
to criticize, scold or reprimand
wildness, uncontrolled excitement
capable of being noticed
a growth that spreads, likely to cause death
calm, quiet, undisturbed
so thin that the bones show; thin from hunger, sickness
to wrap or roll close to or around something
to gather, come together or assemble
the act of recompense for injury or loss
voluntary self-punishment as an outward expression of repentance for having done wrong
a deceptive appearance or impression
an ugly twisted expression on a person's face typically expressing pain or disgust
friend; companion who shares activities
someone who is blamed for something they did not do
government in the hand of one ruler
not able to change
attractively lively and animated
a quality or feature regarded as a characteristic
the quality of behaving/speaking in such a way as to avoid causing offense or revealing private information
a story in which people, things, and actions represent an idea or generalization about life, allegories often have a strong moral or lesson
a reference in literature or in visual or performing arts, to a familiar person, place, thing, or event. Allusions to biblical figures and figures from classical mythology are common in Western literature.
the repetition of initial consonant words
ex, rough and ready
his or her main reason for writing
-to teach a lesson
-to reflect a lesson
an authors choice of words based on their correctness, clearness,or effectiveness
language that communicates ideas beyond the ordinary or literal meaning of words
the insertion of an earlier event into chronological sequence of a story
a writer's use of hints or clues that will occur in a story. Foreshadowing creates suspense and at the same time prepares the reader for what is to come.
a category of literature (fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama)
an intentional exaggeration for emphasis or comic effect
a metrical line of five feet or units each made up of an unstressed then a stressed syllable (I have thee not, and yet I see thee still)
the contrast between expectation and reality
a figure of speech that makes a comparison between two like things that are basically different but have something in common. DOES NOT contain words, like or as.
the feeling or atmosphere that a writer creates for the reader
a form of metaphor in which the language relating to human action, motivation, and emotion used to refer to non- human agents objects or abstract concepts. (the weather today is smiling on us today; love is blind)
perspective/point of view
the vantage point from which a story is told
-first person= told by a character
-third person= someone outside the story
writing or speaking in the usual or ordinary form
a literary technique in which ideas customs, behaviors, or institutions are ridiculed for the purpose of improving society
a speech in dramatic work in which the character speaks their thoughts aloud. Used to reveal character's inner thoughts
a poem consisting of fourteen lines of iambic pentameter
a person, place, or object that represents something beyond itself. Symbols can succinctly communicate complicated, emotionally rich ideas.
a central idea or abstract concept that is made concrete through representation in person, action, and image.
an attitude or position taken by a writer or speaker with the purpose of proving or supporting it.
an expression of a writer's attitude toward a subject. Tone= feelings of writer while mood= intended to shape the reader's emotional response.
indicates wether the subject is acting or being acted upon. Also, writer's unique of language that allows a reader to perceive a human personality in his or her writing.These include structure, diction, and tone.
person, place, thing, or idea
expresses mental or physical action or state of being
a word that describes or limits verbs, adjectives, and adverbs
a word that decries or limits a noun or pronoun
takes the place of a noun or noun prase
joins individual words or groups of words
part of speech that communicates strong emotion or surprise
demonstrates relationship between a noun or pronoun and other word in the sentence
subject- verb agreement
a singular object takes a singular verb, a plural subject takes a plural verb
consists of a gerund and any modifiers or complements the gerund has. Used as a noun.
verb form ending in -ing that is used as a noun
consists of an infinitives and any modifiers or complements the infinitive has. May be used as a noun, adjective, or both.
a verb form usually proceeded by to, that is used as a noun, adjective, or adverb
consists of an appositive and its modifiers
a noun or pronoun that follows another noun or pronoun to identify or explain it
includes a preposition, a noun or pronoun called the object of the preposition, and any modifiers of that subject
a prepositional phrase that modifies a verb, an adjective, or an adverb. Tells how, when where why, or to what extent.
consists of a participle and any modifiers or complements the participial has. Entire phrase is used as an adjective.
a verbal that functions as an adjective
a prepositional phrase that modifies a noun or pronoun. Tells what kind or which one.