AP Literature: Final Exam Semester 1
Terms in this set (18)
A reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary work, or work of art
Exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken literally.
the use of words to convey a meaning that is the opposite of its literal meaning
A comparison without using like or as
the substitution of the name of an attribute or adjunct for that of the thing meant
A statement or proposition that seems self-contradictory or absurd but in reality expresses a possible truth.
A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given human feelings, thoughts, or attitudes
a joke exploiting the different possible meanings of a word or the fact that there are words that sound alike but have different meanings.
A comparison using "like" or "as"
A figure of speech in which a part is made to represent the whole or vice versa
exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken literally.
unstressed, unstressed, stressed
stressed, unstressed, unstressed
3 feet per line
a line that ends with a stressed syllable
Term that refers to an unstressed extra syllable at the end of a line of iambic pentameter.