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jcs english 1 - second semester exam study guide
created by lauren g edited/adapted by ashley arrington
Terms in this set (46)
4 types of text structure
compare + contrast
cause + effect
problem + solution
Cause and effect
Why something happens
compare and contrast
similarities and differences
problem and solution
Gives a problem and presents its solution
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words. (repetition)
A similarity or comparison between two different things or the relationship between them.
Poetry that does not conform to a regular meter or rhyme scheme
exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken literally.
A comparison without using like or as
the ordered pattern of rhymes at the ends of the lines of a poem or verse.
A word that imitates the sound it represents.
the attribution of a personal nature or human characteristics to something nonhuman, or the representation of an abstract quality in human form.
words and details that appeal to a reader's senses (sight, touch, taste, hearing, smell, emotion)
A comparison using "like" or "as"
A term used for the author, speaker, or the person whose perspective (real or imagined) is being advanced in a speech or piece of writing
anything that stands for or represents something else
A major division of a play
a line spoken by an actor to the audience but not intended for others on the stage
A humorous scene or speech intended to lighten the mood
Conversation between two or more characters
a work of literature designed to be performed in front of an audience
A character who contrasts and parallels the main character in a play or story.
irony that is inherent in speeches or a situation of a drama and is understood by the audience but not grasped by the characters in the play.
a long speech by one actor in a play or movie, or as part of a theatrical or broadcast program.
the presentation of something as being smaller, worse, or less important than it actually is.
A recurring theme, subject or idea
A play on words
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A long speech expressing the thoughts of a character alone on stage
an instruction in the text of a play, especially one indicating the movement, position, or tone of an actor, or the sound effects and lighting.
Central idea of a work of literature
a play dealing with tragic events and having an unhappy ending, especially one concerning the downfall of the main character.
the character flaw or error of a tragic hero that leads to his downfall
to make, to act
to make, to act; one who, that which
state, quality, act
to make, to cause to be
to carry, to bring