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*"The Pardoner's Tale"
Terms in this set (12)
A speaker or writer's choice of words
The process by which the writer reveals the personality of a character.
The use of language to evoke a picture or a concrete sensation of a person, a thing, a place, or an experience
A literary movement that originated in late nineteenth century France, in which writers rearranged the world of appearances in order to reveal a more truthful version of reality.
The attitude a writer takes toward the subject of a work, the characters in it, or the audience, revealed through diction, figurative language, and organization.
The series of related events in a story or play, sometimes called the storyline.
The insight about human life that is revealed in a literary work.
The associations and emotional overtones that have become attached to a word or phrase, in addition to its strict dictionary definition.
The literal or primary meaning of a word, in contrast to the feelings or ideas the word suggests.
A person, place, thing, or event that has a meaning in itself and that also stands for something more than itself.
A story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning, typically a moral or political one.
The characters tell their stories in the context of a larger, on-going story.
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