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English 10 Final Exam Study Guide
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unrhymed poetry written in iambic pentameter
the ordinary form of written language that is not poetry, drama, or song
drama about a serious, lofty subject, written in poetic language; reflects unity of time, place and action; in which a person goes from happiness to disaster through a character flaw or error in judgement
the humorous use of a word to suggest another that sounds the same
a long speech expressing the thoughts of a character that is alone on stage
a short speech delivered by an actor which expresses the character's thoughts, is directed to the audience and is usually not heard by other characters
the difference between appearance and reality, expectation and result, or meaning and intention
the difference between what a character thinks and what the audience knows to be true
a representation of something as existing or happening outside of its historic order
an event that directly contradicts expectations of characters, audience, or readers
words used to suggest the opposite of what is meant
compares things by writing or speaking as if one thing were another
compares unlike things using "like" or "as"
describes an object, animal, or idea as if it had human characteristics
the voice of a poem
a poem that tells a story: with one or more characters, a setting, conflict, conclusion
a poem where one or more characters speak, telling what is happening though dialogue
mood or overall feeling that story or poem conveys
use of words to indicate actual sounds
formal organization of rhythms
the repetition of initial consonant sounds
repetition of similar vowel sounds
repetition of similar consonant sounds at the end of accented syllables
refers to the use of figurative speech such as: simile, metaphor, personification, etc.
devices that give poetry a musical quality, such as: alliteration, onomatopoeia, assonance
poetry that expresses vivid thoughts and feelings; observations of a single speaker in highly musical verse
descriptive or figurative language that creates word pictures
lyric poem in 3 line stanzas, ending in a 4 line stanza with 2 refrains formed by repeating line one in lines 6, 12, 18 and line 3 in lines 9, 15, & 19
unrhymed lyric poem of three lines of 5-7-5- syllables; usually includes an image from nature
five unrhymed lines of 5-7-5-7-7 syllables; usually includes simple images
a poem of 14 lines written in iambic pentameter
relationship between characters
Who is Dionysus?
Who is the author of Antigone?
What do Greeks believe about the unburied dead?
How did Antigone's brothers die?
What city does it take place in?
What are Antigone and Creon's fatal flaws?
What is the major conflict in the play?
What happens to Eurydice?
What is Creon's relationship to Antigone?
Where was Shakespeare born?
What theater did Shakespeare own?
What was the name of Shakespeare's acting company?
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