Advertisement Upgrade to remove ads

Christ figure

a character whose life bears resemblance to Jesus Christ AND who sacrifices himself for the good of the group (ex Simon)

Satire

Criticizes human behavior, human institutions, or social issues by using means such as: human, wit, sarcasm, ridicule and exaggeration. Purpose is to provoke change.

Dramatic Irony

When a character makes a mistake or misunderstands something and the reader sees it but the character does not.

Theme

central message of a literary work

Symbols

used to represent something else, emblem, metaphor (ex sleep, weather, up and down, widows etc.)

Irony of a situation

an outcome that Turns out to be very different than expected, unintentional outcome (ex jacks fire)

Dialect

language used by the people who are set apart from others either geographically or socially; dialect can present itself in the words people use or in the pronunciation of words.

Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.

Having trouble? Click here for help.

We can’t access your microphone!

Click the icon above to update your browser permissions above and try again

Example:

Reload the page to try again!

Reload

Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom

Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom

It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.

Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.

For more help, see our troubleshooting page.

Your microphone is muted

For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.

Star this term

You can study starred terms together

NEW! Voice Recording

Create Set