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77 terms
Introduction to literature
fabliau
invocation
Spenserian stanza
villanelle
A short comic tale with a bawdy element, akin to the story. C…
An apostrophe asking a god or a goddess for inspiration, espe…
Invented by Sir Edmund Spenser for use in "The Faerie Queen",…
19-lined poem consisting of 5 tercets of aba rhyme scheme and…
fabliau
A short comic tale with a bawdy element, akin to the story. C…
invocation
An apostrophe asking a god or a goddess for inspiration, espe…
183 terms
Introduction to Literature
Empirical author
implied author
narrator
overt narrator
the historical person who wrote the text
author as s/he may be inferred from the text; s/he is the ide…
the figure who tells the story, the 'I' of the story. We can…
highly present and audible narrator who intrudes into the sto…
Empirical author
the historical person who wrote the text
implied author
author as s/he may be inferred from the text; s/he is the ide…
Introduction to Literature
instruction manual
narrative
prose
subgenre
bruksanvisning
fortelling
prosa
undersjanger
instruction manual
bruksanvisning
narrative
fortelling
23 terms
Unit 1: Introduction to Literature
Protagonist
Antagonist
Flat Character
Dynamic Character
The main character in a story
The character/thing opposing the protagonist (anti main chara…
a character not well developed (only one or two traits are kn…
A character who changes beliefs and motivations throughout th…
Protagonist
The main character in a story
Antagonist
The character/thing opposing the protagonist (anti main chara…
10 terms
Introduction to Literature
Title
Author
Genre
Summary
Name of a story
Person who wrote the story
Type of story
Tells us the basics about a story
Title
Name of a story
Author
Person who wrote the story
10 terms
Introduction to Literature
Irony
Character-driven narratives
Forshadowing
Tone
An outcome --or attitude of a character--in a story that is t…
Narratives in which main character's personality, inner thoug…
A sign of what is to come later in the story; a literary devi…
Author's attitude toward characters, places, events in the st…
Irony
An outcome --or attitude of a character--in a story that is t…
Character-driven narratives
Narratives in which main character's personality, inner thoug…
10 terms
Introduction to Literature
Littera
Literature
Literary
Literature
Individual written character
Acquaintance with letters
Those who can read
What they read
Littera
Individual written character
Literature
Acquaintance with letters
112 terms
Introduction to Literature
Action
Allegory
Allteration
Allusion
any event depicted in a literary work
A literary work, in which characters, setting, and actions se…
the repitition of usually the first consonant sound
a brief reference within a text to something outside the text
Action
any event depicted in a literary work
Allegory
A literary work, in which characters, setting, and actions se…
48 terms
Introduction to Literature
acquaintance with letters
Litera
an individual written character
1. It represents a language or people;…
This is the literal meaning of literature.
This is the Latin word origin of literature.
This is the meaning of the origin of literature.
These are the three characteristics of literature.
acquaintance with letters
This is the literal meaning of literature.
Litera
This is the Latin word origin of literature.
27 terms
Introduction to Literature
Richard Connell
Tobias Wolff
Graham Greene
Alice Munro
"The Most Dangerous Game"
"Hunters in the Snow"
"The Destructors"
"How I Met My Husband"
Richard Connell
"The Most Dangerous Game"
Tobias Wolff
"Hunters in the Snow"
Introduction to literature
Empirical author
implied author
narrator
overt narrator
the historical person who wrote the text
author as s/he may be inferred from the text; s/he is the ide…
the figure who tells the story, the 'I' of the story. We can…
highly present and audible narrator who intrudes into the sto…
Empirical author
the historical person who wrote the text
implied author
author as s/he may be inferred from the text; s/he is the ide…
19 terms
Introduction to Literature: Introduction Vocab
Epic
Fiction
Poetry
Drama
A long narrative poem that celebrates the achievements of mig…
Any narrative, especially in prose, about invented characters…
One of the three major genres of imaginative literature. Has…
A literary genre consisting of works in which action is perfo…
Epic
A long narrative poem that celebrates the achievements of mig…
Fiction
Any narrative, especially in prose, about invented characters…
37 terms
Introduction to Literature
What is the editing symobol for "Show…
What does SH mean
What do you need to do when you see SH
Writing showing sentences includes...
SH
Show me don't tell me
Give more detail and make sure to paint a picture
Concrete details, focusing on the singular, vivid verbs, and…
What is the editing symobol for "Show…
SH
What does SH mean
Show me don't tell me
10 terms
Introduction of Literature
advertisment
narrative
interpretation
ambivalent
reklame
fortelle
tolkning
som betyr to ting
advertisment
reklame
narrative
fortelle
27 terms
introduction to literature
theme
theme statement
flashback
flashforward
Central idea of a work of literature
sentences (usually coordinated/subordinated sentences) that s…
A method of narration in which present action is temporarily…
A part of the plot that jumps ahead in time and returns to th…
theme
Central idea of a work of literature
theme statement
sentences (usually coordinated/subordinated sentences) that s…
156 terms
Introduction to Literature
allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Absurd drama
A symbolic fictional narrative that conveys a meaning not exp…
Stylistic device in which a number of words, having the same…
Allusion is a statement that refers to something without dire…
Literate genre of 20th century. It depicts the reality as mea…
allegory
A symbolic fictional narrative that conveys a meaning not exp…
Alliteration
Stylistic device in which a number of words, having the same…
45 terms
Introduction to Literature
Literature
What to consider in the study of liter…
Language
Artistic Structure
Writings having excellence of form or expression and presenti…
Language... Artistic Structure... Genre
Words combined into sentences to express ideas, emotions or d…
Specific literary vehicle that conveys the meaning or value o…
Literature
Writings having excellence of form or expression and presenti…
What to consider in the study of liter…
Language... Artistic Structure... Genre
93 terms
Introduction to Literature
allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Absurd drama
a symbolic fictional narrative that conveys a meaning not exp…
Definition:... Alliteration is derived from Latin's "Latira". It…
Allusion is a statement that refers to something without dire…
Absurd drama... definition:... Absurd drama is a literate genre of…
allegory
a symbolic fictional narrative that conveys a meaning not exp…
Alliteration
Definition:... Alliteration is derived from Latin's "Latira". It…
22 terms
Introduction to Literature
What is Fiction?
Fables
Moral
Didactic
Imagined characters & occurrences rather than re-encountered…
Animals; illustrates a moral;
A message, life lesson
To Teach
What is Fiction?
Imagined characters & occurrences rather than re-encountered…
Fables
Animals; illustrates a moral;
28 terms
Introduction to Literature
Odyssey
Aeneid
Lanval
Inferno
Homer, Greek, Classical
Virgil, Roman, Classical
Marie de France, French, Medieval
Dante, Italian, Medieval
Odyssey
Homer, Greek, Classical
Aeneid
Virgil, Roman, Classical
35 terms
Introduction to Literature
Poems: Speaker
Poems: Audience
Poems: Rhetorical Situation
Image
The Person who is uttering the words in a poem. Unless you ha…
The character within the poem whom is listening to the speake…
the fictional scene that encompasses a poem; who the speaker…
A sensation- visual, tactile, auditory, olfactory, or gustato…
Poems: Speaker
The Person who is uttering the words in a poem. Unless you ha…
Poems: Audience
The character within the poem whom is listening to the speake…
120 terms
Introduction to Literature
CONCEIT
METONYMY
ONOMATOPOEIA
PARADOX
A fanciful expression in writing or speech; an elaborate meta…
A figure of speech that replaces the name of one thing with t…
The use of words that seem to imitate the sounds they refer t…
A statement or expression so surprisingly self-contradictory…
CONCEIT
A fanciful expression in writing or speech; an elaborate meta…
METONYMY
A figure of speech that replaces the name of one thing with t…
27 terms
Introduction to Literature
Theme
Theme statement
Flashback
Flashforward
A topic of discussion or writing; a major idea broad enough t…
The moral of the story
A scene that interrupts the normal chronological sequence of…
A part of the plot that jumps ahead in time and returns to th…
Theme
A topic of discussion or writing; a major idea broad enough t…
Theme statement
The moral of the story
45 terms
Introduction to Literature
Novel
Short story
Setting
Protagonist
Extended prose fiction that represents man in a significant a…
Piece of pose writing enough to be read and enjoyed in one si…
Time and place of the action
Central character in a story or drama
Novel
Extended prose fiction that represents man in a significant a…
Short story
Piece of pose writing enough to be read and enjoyed in one si…
62 terms
Introduction to literature
Credible
Diligent
Ghastly
Impoverished
It be dependable, to be trust
To work carefully and with care
Something horrid, something unsightly
To struggle to survive
Credible
It be dependable, to be trust
Diligent
To work carefully and with care
Introduction to Literature
empirical author
implied author
narrator
overt
the historical person who wrote the text
the idea of the author that forms in our minds when we read t…
tells the story, he is the "I"... The narrator can be a first-pe…
a narrator can be overt, in which case he is very present and…
empirical author
the historical person who wrote the text
implied author
the idea of the author that forms in our minds when we read t…
72 terms
Introduction to Literature
empirical author
implied author
narrator
overt
the historical person who wrote the text
the idea of the author that forms in our minds when we read t…
tells the story, he is the "I"... The narrator can be a first-pe…
a narrator can be overt, in which case he is very present and…
empirical author
the historical person who wrote the text
implied author
the idea of the author that forms in our minds when we read t…
46 terms
Introduction to Literature
Shakespeare
David Ives
Glaspell
Rita Dove
A Midsummer's Night Dream
The Sure Thing
Trifles
Fifth Grade Autobiography
Shakespeare
A Midsummer's Night Dream
David Ives
The Sure Thing
52 terms
Introduction to literature
Theme
Style
Diction
Tone
central theme of a story.
Manner that author arranges words for an effect.
Writer's choice of words, often to show personality of charac…
Author's implied attitude toward characters, places and events.
Theme
central theme of a story.
Style
Manner that author arranges words for an effect.
96 terms
Introduction to Literature
tragedy
comedy
histories
tragicomedy
usually ends with death or misery
usually ends in marriage
play about historical persons. Combination of tragedy and com…
play that blends aspects of both tragic and comic forms. Can…
tragedy
usually ends with death or misery
comedy
usually ends in marriage
30 terms
Introduction to literature
Plot
Planned
Cause to affect
Sequence of events
The planned cause to affect sequence of events providing the…
Arrangement and selection are the keys to creativity there mu…
One thing leads to another because of one thing is calls by a…
A beginning middle and end
Plot
The planned cause to affect sequence of events providing the…
Planned
Arrangement and selection are the keys to creativity there mu…
207 terms
Introduction to literature
Epiphora
Syntactic figures
Polysyndeton
Palilogy
Repetition of the same words at the ends of lines in poetry a…
-Characterized by a change in the normal syntactic procedures…
- Insertion of some extra conjunctions in places where they n…
- repetition of a word at the end of one line and beginning o…
Epiphora
Repetition of the same words at the ends of lines in poetry a…
Syntactic figures
-Characterized by a change in the normal syntactic procedures…
58 terms
Introduction to Literature
"A White Heron"
"The Open Boat"
"On the Mountainside"
"Araby"
Sarah Orne Jewett
Stephen Crane
Elizabeth Madox Roberts
James Joyce
"A White Heron"
Sarah Orne Jewett
"The Open Boat"
Stephen Crane
93 terms
Introduction to literature
fabliau
invocation
Spenserian stanza
villanelle
A short comic tale with a bawdy element, akin to the story. C…
An apostrophe asking a god or a goddess for inspiration, espe…
Invented by Sir Edmund Spenser for use in "The Faerie Queen",…
19-lined poem consisting of 5 tercets of aba rhyme scheme and…
fabliau
A short comic tale with a bawdy element, akin to the story. C…
invocation
An apostrophe asking a god or a goddess for inspiration, espe…
28 terms
INTRODUCTION TO LITERATURE
literature
artistry
intellectual value
suggestiveness
an artistic representation of life, that is varied human expe…
beauty is to?
intelligence is to?
emotion is to?
literature
an artistic representation of life, that is varied human expe…
artistry
beauty is to?
58 terms
Introduction to Literature
Sun Rising
Digging
After a great pain comes a formal feel…
Incident
Donne
Harvey
Dickinson
Cullen
Sun Rising
Donne
Digging
Harvey
Introduction to Literature
Enlightenment
Romanticism
Realism
Modernism
-Pilgrims and Religion: Patriots and Politics... -Age of Faith 1…
-Publishing short stories, novels, poems... -Focus on the Fantas…
-Realism/Naturalism- rejected romanticism, focus on real life…
-Technology, World Wars, new culture/traditions/generation... -A…
Enlightenment
-Pilgrims and Religion: Patriots and Politics... -Age of Faith 1…
Romanticism
-Publishing short stories, novels, poems... -Focus on the Fantas…
41 terms
Introduction to Literature
Denotation
Connotation
Allusion
Ambiguity
A words' literal meanings, independent of any connotations.
The associations evoked by a word beyond its literal meaning.
An indirect reference, often to a person, event, theme, state…
Lack of clarity or uncertainty in meaning.
Denotation
A words' literal meanings, independent of any connotations.
Connotation
The associations evoked by a word beyond its literal meaning.
17 terms
Introduction to folk literature
invocation
archetype
trickster
folk tale
The act of mentioning or referring to someone or something in…
A story, character, motif, or theme that represents a familia…
A mythical character, usually a shape shifter and and an anno…
A brief story passed down by word-of-mouth from generation to…
invocation
The act of mentioning or referring to someone or something in…
archetype
A story, character, motif, or theme that represents a familia…
13 terms
Introduction to Literature - 04 FICTION
autobiography
biography
essay
focaliser
An account of a person's life by him- or herself.
An account of a person's life by someone else, and a branch o…
A short written composition in prose that discusses a subject…
The primary consciousness of a story where this character hol…
autobiography
An account of a person's life by him- or herself.
biography
An account of a person's life by someone else, and a branch o…
58 terms
Introduction to Literature
What type of poetry has a plot related…
What type of poetry is any poetry that…
What type of poetry is relatively shor…
What is the arrangement of words and p…
Narrative
Dramatic
Lyric
Syntax
What type of poetry has a plot related…
Narrative
What type of poetry is any poetry that…
Dramatic
89 terms
Introduction to literature short stories
theme
rising action
tone
characterization
a common thread or repeated idea that is incorporated through…
the series of events that build up and create tension and sus…
the author's attitude towards a subject; whatever leads us to…
the development of a personality of a fictional character so…
theme
a common thread or repeated idea that is incorporated through…
rising action
the series of events that build up and create tension and sus…
71 terms
introduction to literature - shakespeare
sonnets
histories - type of Shakespeare play
comedies - type of Shakespeare play
tragedies - type of Shakespeare play
It is a poem with a rigid set of rules which the author has t…
when a drama deals with history
when a drama is funny it is called a comedy
when a drama ends in tragedy - usually someone dies like the…
sonnets
It is a poem with a rigid set of rules which the author has t…
histories - type of Shakespeare play
when a drama deals with history
27 terms
INTRODUCTION TO LITERATURE - meaning in English
a play
a playwright
a poet
poems... poetry
What is a dramatic work for the stage (drama)?
Who was William Shakespeare?
Who was Milton?
What did Milton write?
a play
What is a dramatic work for the stage (drama)?
a playwright
Who was William Shakespeare?
8 terms
Introduction to Victorian Literature
Victorian Literature
Charles Dickens
George Eliot
Victorian poetry
Literature written during the reign of Queen Victoria in Grea…
(7 February 1812 - 9 June 1870) He wrote a lot of novels abou…
(real name Mary Ann Evans) wrote a bunch of successful novels…
These poems were often characterized by a strong desire to co…
Victorian Literature
Literature written during the reign of Queen Victoria in Grea…
Charles Dickens
(7 February 1812 - 9 June 1870) He wrote a lot of novels abou…
63 terms
Introduction to American Literature
One of the interior crypts in "The Cas…
Twain wrote "The Jumping Frog of Calav…
A sense of wonder and the belief that…
The Romantic Movement started sometime…
True
True
True
True
One of the interior crypts in "The Cas…
True
Twain wrote "The Jumping Frog of Calav…
True
17 terms
Introduction to Medieval Literature
Caedmon's Hymn (Old English)
Beouwulf (Old English)
Beowulf (Old English)
Geoffrey Chaucer (Middle English)
The earliest recorded poem in Old English. us. The author was…
An Old English epic poem consisting of 3182 alliterative long…
The poem is set in Scandinavia. The hero of the Geats, comes…
( c. 1343 - 25 October 1400), known as the Father of English…
Caedmon's Hymn (Old English)
The earliest recorded poem in Old English. us. The author was…
Beouwulf (Old English)
An Old English epic poem consisting of 3182 alliterative long…
36 terms
INTRODUCTION TO LITERATURE - translations
a play
a playwright
a poet
a poem
une pièce de théâtre
un dramaturge
un poète
un poème
a play
une pièce de théâtre
a playwright
un dramaturge
39 terms
Introduction to 17th & 18th Literature
Ben Jonson
Volpone
The Alchemist
Metaphysical Poets
Dramatist and poet. Most famous for satirical stage productio…
Written by Ben Jonson, a dark satire about a rich guy putting…
Written by Ben Jonson, comedy about the ridiculous lengths pe…
These poets are extremely clever and crafty with their words,…
Ben Jonson
Dramatist and poet. Most famous for satirical stage productio…
Volpone
Written by Ben Jonson, a dark satire about a rich guy putting…
39 terms
Introduction to English Literature
Mournful
Mournfully
Narrative
vanity
Kederli, yaslı
Keyifsiz bir şekilde
öykü tadında, anlatı
kendini beğenmişlik
Mournful
Kederli, yaslı
Mournfully
Keyifsiz bir şekilde
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