English Unit 5

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imagist poems, winter dreams, in another country, the corn planting, a rose for emily, the jilting of granny weatherall, etc.

ambiguity

uncertainty; vagueness; used in A Rose for Emily

imagery

The use of language to evoke a picture or a concrete sensation of a person, thing, place, or experience

imagist poetry

uses lots of images and less words to convey meaning to the reader

blank verse

unrhymed iambic pentameter

satire

form of literature in which irony, sarcasm, and ridicule are employed to attack human vice or mistakes

William Faulkner's Criteria

1. not fear the reader
2. write about truths of the human heart
3. write about conflicts of the human heart
4. write to inspire (uplift the human spirit)
5. remind people of --love, hope, pride, pity, compassion, sacrifice, etc.

indirect characterization

the writer reveals information about a character and his personality through that character's thought, words, and actions

direct characterization

the writer tells us directly what a character's personality is like

simile

comparison using "like" or "as"

metaphor

comparison not using like or as

Winter Dreams

F. Scott Fitzgerald

Ars Poetica

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Of Modern Poetry

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In Another Country

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The Corn Planting

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