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literary words-12th grade AP
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repetition of similar sounds that are sustained through 2 or more lines of verse. according to sound, position, or syllable.
designate both the art of persuasive speaking and the science of composition. arguments that seek to discover the truth and appeal to reason, emotion, and ethics. Aristotle, Plato
Restoration period (in English Literature)
extends from 1660-1700. Restoration of the stuart line of the english monarchy. Encompasses the reign of Charles II, the Glorious revolution, and the reign of william and mary of orange.
french word ofr rebirth and refers to the period distinguishing the change from the medieval to the modern in European history.1500-1600
the repetition of a line or part of a line, usually at the end of each stanza or section of a poem.
reaccuring patterns of stress, quanitity, and pitch.
medieval narratives of knights and other heroes whose deeds were courtly and chivalric. early 14th century
movement in philosophy, political theory, and the arts that developed in france and germany in the latter half of the 18th century.
seeks to criticize and correct the behavior of human beings and their institutions by means of humor, wit, and ridicule.
derive from the greek meaning sign. most significant branch or semiology has been the study of oral and written language: linguistics.
designate the time and place in which the action of a narrative occurs.
comparison using like or as.
commonly defined as a speech intended to be delivered on stage by a solitary character, in which the character reveals his nature, thoughts, and motives.
poem composed of 14 or 16 lines of iambic pentameter with some form of alternating end rhyme and a turning point that divides the poem into 2 parts.
stream of consciousness
describe the ebb and flow of thoughts of the waking mind. Narrative techniques. rational and irrational thoughts.
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