AP Literature Review
Terms in this set (13)
A loose term for techniques that help to shape or enhance a literary work.
The word choice and phrasing in a literary work.
The extent to which a writer's diction deals with general concepts
The extent to which a writer's diction deals with physical objects, imagery, and emotive and sensual details.
The style of diction favored by neoclassical poets of the eighteenth century, such as Alexander Pope and Thomas Gray, who brought its usage to a high art.
A passing reference in a work of literature to another literary or historical work, figure, or event, or to a literary passage.
The comparison of a subject to something that is similar to it in order to clarify the subject's nature, purpose, or function.
A widely used term that has several distinctive meanings referring to the concrete, rather than the abstract, aspects of a literary work.
An object, action, or event that represents something, or creates a range of associations, beyond itself.
The predominant mood or tone in all or part of a literary work, which may, for example, be joyous, tranquil, melancholy, eerie, tense, or ominous.
Intentional repetition of sounds, words, phrasing, or concepts is used in literary works to create unity and emphasis.
Selection and Order of Details
What you think it is.
A sudden, overwhelming insight or revelation evoked by a commonplace object or a scene in a poem or a work of fiction.