Unit 1 Vocabulary
Terms in this set (12)
figure of speech in which a part is made to represent the whole or vice versa,
a rhetorical or literary figure in which words, grammatical constructions
the state of being parallel or of corresponding in some way
n prosody, alliterative verse is a form of verse that uses alliteration as the principal ornamental device to help indicate the underlying metrical structure, as opposed to other devices such as rhyme.
a line of descent traced continuously from an ancestor
a person or thing from which a person, animal, or plant is descended or originates; an ancestor or parent.
a short allegorical story designed to illustrate or teach some truth, religious principle, or moral lesson.
a novel or other prose narrative depicting heroic or marvelous deeds, pageantry, romantic exploits, etc., usually in a historical or imaginary setting.
an example or model.
a short tale to teach a moral lesson, often with animals or inanimate objects as characters; apologue
a short metrical tale, usually ribald and humorous, popular in medieval France.
a secondary story or stories embedded in the main story