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fairy tales (including satire) and literary terms

review of fairy tales (with satire) and literary terms for english exam
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allusion
a reference (either direct or indirect) to a literary work or a historical figure or event.
tone
author's attitude toward the topic
voice
author's style of writing
fairy tales usually include... (just good ideas to remember for exam :) )
once upon a time-beginning, happily ever after/the end- ending, prince/princess, problem, evil force, someone offers guidance, talking nature, magic- kiss and love, singing, setting-far off land, long ago, transformation, moral/lesson, universal theme, stereotyping
tone of the story: frog prince continued
fun, humerous, silly
Grimm Brothers
Jacob and Wilhelm- from Germany, lived in 1800's
satire
an artistic/literary work that ridicules its subject through the use of techniques such as exaggeration, reversal, incongruity, and/or parody
purpose of satire
to make a comment of criticism about topic being ridiculed
exaggeration
to enlarge, increase, or represent something beyond normal bounds so that it becomes ridiculous and its faults can be seen
incongruity
to present things that are out of place or absurd in relation to its surroundings
reversal
to present the opposite of the normal order (ex. the order of events, hierarchical order)
parody
to imitate the techniques and/or style of some person, place, or thing
repetition
to emphasize or connect ideas and to direct attention to the variations
aliteration
the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words (ex. sweltering summer in Dr. King's "I Have a Dream" speech)
metaphor
a comparison without using like or as
similie
a comparison using like or as