MAP Literary Elements & Techniques 211-220
Terms from the Literary Elements and Techniques questions on the MAP test. Developed by Adam Babcock for Schaumburg High School in the spring of 2011.
repeating the vowel (a, e, i, o, u) sounds but not consonant sounds (-d, -r, -m, etc)
how a character appears, acts, thinks, speaks or reacts to other characters
repetition of consonant sounds, not vowels
any letter that is not a vowel
a, e, i, o, u
interruption in a text that shows something that happened earlier
words that sound the same, but have different meaning
description that uses a lot of visual details; "painting the picture"
something that happens opposite of what we expect, oftentimes amusing or enteratining
a word that represents a sound (i.e. sizzle, cuckoo)
joke that uses different possible meanings of a word or words that sound alike but have different meaning
using sound or meaning to entertain
giving human or personal characteristics to something nonhuman; representing an abstract concept through a person