Final English Vocab
Terms in this set (35)
A drama combining elements of tragedy and comedy
A literary work which ends happily because the hero or heroine is able to overcome obstacles and get what he or she wants.
A long speech made by one performer or by one person in a group.
A long speech expressing the thoughts of a character alone on stage
a line spoken by an actor to the audience but not intended for others on the stage
when a reader is aware of something that a character isn't
A figure of speech in which what is said is the opposite of what is meant
Main character in a story
A character or force in conflict with the main character
The dictionary definition of a word
an idea or feeling that a word invokes in addition to its literal or primary meaning.
Description that appeals to the senses (sight, sound, smell, touch, taste)
A writer's or speaker's choice of words
Placement of two things closely together to emphasize comparisons or contrasts
14 line poem
A speech, passage, or event coming before the main speech or event
omission of conjunctions between coordinate phrases, clauses, or words
Deliberate use of many conjunctions
the presentation of something as being smaller, worse, or less important than it actually is.
the repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive clauses
thinking about thinking
Repetition of initial consonant sounds
A comparison without using like or as
a scene in a movie, novel, etc., set in a time earlier than the main story.
A recurring theme, subject or idea
informal words or expressions not usually acceptable in formal writing
Attitude a writer takes toward the audience, a subject, or a character
A narrative device that hints at coming events; often builds suspense or anxiety in the reader.
A character who acts as a contrast to another character
A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given human feelings, thoughts, or attitudes
A comparison using "like" or "as"
A reference to another work of literature, person, or event
Poetry that does not have a regular meter or rhyme scheme
YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE...
Cambridge Teaching Knowledge Test - TKT TEFL TESOL CELTA
cst english 9
All lit terms
OTHER SETS BY THIS CREATOR
The Cripple of Inishmaan
And of clay we are created
Unit 2, Lesson 4: The Youngest Doll