5 terms

MAP Literary Elements & Techniques 231-240

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.
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allusion
a reference to another text, story, poem
allegory
a short moral story
oxymoron
a text that serves as an extended metaphor to get abstract ideas or a point across
parable
a brief and often simple narrative that communicates a moral or religious lesson
standard English
spoken and written language spoken and written by educated native users