Upgrade to remove ads
Gatsby Lit Terms
Terms in this set (13)
a sudden overwhelming realization
a form of language spoken by people in a particular region or social group
exaggerating for emphasis or humor
vivid sensory description
a scene from before the start of the work
a comparison between two unlike things using "like" or "as"
a comparison between two unlike things, sometimes calling one thing another.
a reference to something from literature or history
giving human characteristics to a non-human thing
a statement that might seem to contradict itself by is nevertheless true, for example, "less is more"
stream of consciousness
the continuous flow of ideas and feelings that constitute an individual's conscious experience.
when the sound of a word indicates its meaning, like buzz or whirr
an object that has meaning in and of itself but also represents something larger than itself.
YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE...
Figurative language and theme
English Poetry Terms
Literary Terms Review
Figurative Language Terms: AP Lang
OTHER SETS BY THIS CREATOR
English 11 Lit Terms 2014
Gatsby LtoJ 4