Lit Terms week of 11/10
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a question with an obvious answer, so no answer is expected
the use of humor to expose the shortcomings and failings of society, individuals, and institutions.
a six-line stanza in poetry or the last six lines of a sonnet
in writing a movement from one thought or idea to another
a comparison of unlike things using the words like, as, or so
a character's speech to the audience in which emotions and ideas are revealed
sonnet (english or shakespearean)
a fourteen-line love poem in iambic pentameter.
point of view
perspective of the speaker or narrator in a literary work
the main or principal character in a work, often the hero
humorous play on words that have several meanings or words that sound the same but have different meanings
repetition of a line, stanza, or phrase
a word or phrase used more than once to emphasize an idea
a grouping of poetic lines
a stereotypical character
stream of consciousness
a form of writing which replicates the way a human mind works. Ideas are random and thoughts are unfinished
the particular way in which parts of a written work are combined
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