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Arts and Humanities
Sandra's English Study Guide
Terms in this set (26)
Telling a Story, capturing a single moment or describing nature in a whole new way
Tells a story
Expresses thought and feelings
Refers to the physical structure of a poem
Whit of language into which a poem or play is divided
A mood or atmosphere is the feeling that a literary work conveys to reader
The narrative voice of a poem that speaks of his or her situation or feelings
Is a group of lines that might be thought of as corresponding to a paragraph in prose
A word, place, character or object that means something beyond what it is on a literal level
The central idea embodied or explored in a literary work what it all adds up to
The attitude or stance toward the subject and toward the reader or audience implied in a literary work.
Is the authors style the quality makes his or her writing unique, and which conveys the authors attitude, personality and character.
In which sounds at the beginning of words are repeated
EXAMPLE: Mickey Mouse or Captain Crunch
The repetition of the same vowel sound in different words
The use of words whose sounds suggest their meaning, like sputter
EXAMPLE: Tic Tock
Is the repetition of a sound at the ends of nearby words-age/rage for example
the pattern of rhymes used in a poem, usually marked by letters to symbolize correspondences.
A poem's pattern of stressed (') and unstressed (u) syllables.
Repeat important thing
Writing that appeals to the senses.
An expression designed to call something to mind without mentioning it.
Language that is not intended to be taken literally
A comparison between two unlike things using like
A comparison between two unlike things without using like
Exaggeration meant to produce a particular effect
Giving human characteristics to a non-human subject.
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