Alec - Vocabulary Test (09/22/2017)
Terms in this set (22)
A literary work in which characters, objects, or actions are used to describe truths about human nature
A reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary work, or work of art
An event or situation that may be interpreted in more than one way.
A comparison of two different things that are similar in some way
A character or force in conflict with the main character
an idea or expression that has become stale due to overuse
Most exciting moment of the story; turning point
the implied or associative meaning of a word
The dictionary definition of a word
A regional variety of a language distinguished by vocabulary, spelling, and pronunciation.
conversation between two or more people as a feature of a book, play, or movie
the contrast between what a character expects and what the audience knows is true
A moment of great insight; revelation
Characters who are similar but act in ways that show their contrast
the use of hints or clues in a narrative to suggest what action is to come
A contrast between expectation and reality
figure of speech that compares two things without using like or as
Feeling or atmosphere that a writer creates for the reader
a distinctive feature or dominant idea in an artistic or literary composition
The context in time and place in which the action of a story occurs.
A comparison using "like" or "as"
A device in literature where an object represents an idea.