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English Unit 5

imagist poems, winter dreams, in another country, the corn planting, a rose for emily, the jilting of granny weatherall, etc.
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ambiguity
uncertainty; vagueness; used in A Rose for Emily
imagery
The use of language to evoke a picture or a concrete sensation of a person, thing, place, or experience
imagist poetry
uses lots of images and less words to convey meaning to the reader
blank verse
unrhymed iambic pentameter
satire
form of literature in which irony, sarcasm, and ridicule are employed to attack human vice or mistakes
William Faulkner's Criteria
1. not fear the reader
2. write about truths of the human heart
3. write about conflicts of the human heart
4. write to inspire (uplift the human spirit)
5. remind people of --love, hope, pride, pity, compassion, sacrifice, etc.
indirect characterization
the writer reveals information about a character and his personality through that character's thought, words, and actions
direct characterization
the writer tells us directly what a character's personality is like
simile
comparison using "like" or "as"
metaphor
comparison not using like or as
Winter Dreams
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Ars Poetica
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Of Modern Poetry
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In Another Country
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The Corn Planting
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