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22 terms
Literature Terms
antagonist
protagonist
figurative language
irony
Character that is a source of conflict.... (The opponent or enem…
the character that is trying to solve the problem of the story
language that represents one thing in terms of something diss…
the difference between reality and perception
antagonist
Character that is a source of conflict.... (The opponent or enem…
protagonist
the character that is trying to solve the problem of the story
30 terms
Literature Terms
antagonist
characterization
climax
conflict,
The opponent or enemy of the main character, or protagonist.
The means through which an author reveals a character's perso…
The point in a play, novel, short story, or narrative poem at…
A struggle between opposing forces. A conflict may be externa…
antagonist
The opponent or enemy of the main character, or protagonist.
characterization
The means through which an author reveals a character's perso…
16 terms
Literature Terms
Genre
Theme
Setting
Point of View
A type of literary work.
The main idea of the story.
The time and place of the story.
The relationship of the narrator to the story.
Genre
A type of literary work.
Theme
The main idea of the story.
11 terms
Literature Terms
rising action
characters
narrator
antagonist
(n) The events that lead up to the climax.
(n) The people in the story.
(n) Person telling the story.
(n) The "bad" person in the story.
rising action
(n) The events that lead up to the climax.
characters
(n) The people in the story.
47 terms
Literature Terms
First Person Point of View
Second person point of view
Third person objective
Third person omniscient
Story told from the perspective of the narrator. Uses pronoun…
The reader is part of the story. Uses pronouns like YOU or Yo…
Narrator cannot see characters' thoughts. Used in "The Lotter…
A point of view where narrator knows the thoughts of All the…
First Person Point of View
Story told from the perspective of the narrator. Uses pronoun…
Second person point of view
The reader is part of the story. Uses pronouns like YOU or Yo…
106 terms
**Literature Terms**
elements
character
setting
conflict
The pieces of a story that makes it a full or complete story.
-Character: a person in a story, poem or play.
The time and place of the story's action.
-A struggle between two opposing forces ... -Types ... - Internal…
elements
The pieces of a story that makes it a full or complete story.
character
-Character: a person in a story, poem or play.
14 terms
LiteratureTerms
Plot
Exposition
Rising Action
Climax
the series of events that make up a story
the first part of the plot where the characters and setting a…
the part of the plot where the conflict is introduced and dev…
the point of highest tension, the conflict is dealt with dire…
Plot
the series of events that make up a story
Exposition
the first part of the plot where the characters and setting a…
13 terms
Literature terms
exposition
conflict
rising action
climax
introduces and gives background information about the charact…
a struggle between 2 opposing forces, groups or individuals,…
building up of suspense, conflicts become more difficult; eve…
turning point of the story, high point of action ; solution t…
exposition
introduces and gives background information about the charact…
conflict
a struggle between 2 opposing forces, groups or individuals,…
13 terms
Literature Terms
exposition
rising action
characters
narrator
(n) The beginning of the story.
(n) The events that lead up to the climax.
(n) The people in the story.
(n) Person telling the story.
exposition
(n) The beginning of the story.
rising action
(n) The events that lead up to the climax.
46 terms
Literature Terms
fiction
dialogue
connotation
denotation
A story that is not true.
Words spoken by a character, offset with quotation marks.
The meaning we give a word.
The dictionary definition of a word.
fiction
A story that is not true.
dialogue
Words spoken by a character, offset with quotation marks.
Literature Terms Quiz 3
Flashback
Author's Purpose
Biography
Autobiography
A method of narration in which present action is temporarily…
The reason the author has for writing. ( Inform, persuade, ex…
An account of someone's life written by someone else
An account of a person's life written by that person
Flashback
A method of narration in which present action is temporarily…
Author's Purpose
The reason the author has for writing. ( Inform, persuade, ex…
63 terms
Literature Terms
genre
Non Fiction
Fiction
Character
type or category to which a literary work belongs
Factual writing
imaginary writing
person or animal found in a work of fiction
genre
type or category to which a literary work belongs
Non Fiction
Factual writing
10 terms
Literature Terms
plot
conflict
exposition
rising action
The series of events in a narrative. When you talk about "wha…
A problem or struggle between opposing forces that triggers t…
The characters & setting are introduced in this stage. The co…
At this stage, the obstacles are introduced that make the con…
plot
The series of events in a narrative. When you talk about "wha…
conflict
A problem or struggle between opposing forces that triggers t…
30 terms
Literature Terms
antagonist
characterization
climax
conflict,
The opponent or enemy of the main character, or protagonist.
The means through which an author reveals a character's perso…
The point in a play, novel, short story, or narrative poem at…
A struggle between opposing forces. A conflict may be externa…
antagonist
The opponent or enemy of the main character, or protagonist.
characterization
The means through which an author reveals a character's perso…
20 terms
Literature Terms
antagonist
protagonist
dialogue
foreshadowing
Character that is a source of conflict.... (The opponent or enem…
the main character in a literary work (story); the hero
Direct speech between characters in a literary work... (The conv…
Hint about what is about to come in a literary work... (Clues or…
antagonist
Character that is a source of conflict.... (The opponent or enem…
protagonist
the main character in a literary work (story); the hero
15 terms
Literature terms
Personification
Characterization
Imagery
Symbolism
the attribution of a personal nature or human characteristics…
Representation of a character or characters on the stage or i…
visually descriptive or figurative language, especially in a…
visually descriptive or figurative language, especially in a…
Personification
the attribution of a personal nature or human characteristics…
Characterization
Representation of a character or characters on the stage or i…
11 terms
Literature Terms
rising action
characters
narrator
antagonist
(n) The events that lead up to the climax.
(n) The people in the story.
(n) Person telling the story.
(n) The "bad" person in the story.
rising action
(n) The events that lead up to the climax.
characters
(n) The people in the story.
60 terms
Literature Terms
literature
prose
fiction
short story
writings in either prose or poetry
literature in paragraph form
prose which is invented (from writer's imagination)
narrative prose that is shorter and has less complicated plot…
literature
writings in either prose or poetry
prose
literature in paragraph form
38 terms
Literature Terms
context
academic word
allusion
literary text
The parts before or after a word or statement that influence…
learning word
A brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
passage based on imagination or reality that tells a story
context
The parts before or after a word or statement that influence…
academic word
learning word
11 terms
Literature Terms
The hero
The mentor
The villain
The joker
The main character. They are likable and try to do good.
The teacher. They are usually older and wise. They help the m…
The enemy of the Hero. The bad guy who competes against the H…
Likes to joke around and makes the story less serious.
The hero
The main character. They are likable and try to do good.
The mentor
The teacher. They are usually older and wise. They help the m…
12 terms
Literature terms
Plot
characters
conflict
rising action
Sequence of events in a story
Persons — or animals or natural forces represented as persons…
A struggle between opposing forces
Events leading up to the climax
Plot
Sequence of events in a story
characters
Persons — or animals or natural forces represented as persons…
63 terms
Literature Terms
genre
Non Fiction
Fiction
Character
type or category to which a literary work belongs
Factual writing
imaginary writing
person or animal found in a work of fiction
genre
type or category to which a literary work belongs
Non Fiction
Factual writing
21 terms
Literature Terms
plot
setting
protagonist
antagonist
The sequence of events in the story
When and where a story takes place
The main character
The person or force working against the main character
plot
The sequence of events in the story
setting
When and where a story takes place
14 terms
Literature Terms
rising action
characters
narrator
antagonist
(n) The events that lead up to the climax.
(n) The people in the story.
(n) Person telling the story.
(n) The "bad" person in the story.
rising action
(n) The events that lead up to the climax.
characters
(n) The people in the story.
30 terms
Literature Terms
antagonist
characterization
climax
conflict,
The opponent or enemy of the main character, or protagonist.
The means through which an author reveals a character's perso…
The point in a play, novel, short story, or narrative poem at…
A struggle between opposing forces. A conflict may be externa…
antagonist
The opponent or enemy of the main character, or protagonist.
characterization
The means through which an author reveals a character's perso…
30 terms
Literature Terms
antagonist
characterization
climax
conflict
The opponent or enemy of the main character, or protagonist.
The means through which an author reveals a character's perso…
The point in a play, novel, short story, or narrative poem at…
A struggle between opposing forces. A conflict may be externa…
antagonist
The opponent or enemy of the main character, or protagonist.
characterization
The means through which an author reveals a character's perso…
60 terms
Literature Terms
antagonist
protagonist
dialogue
figurative language
Character that is a source of conflict.... (The opponent or enem…
the main character in a literary work (story); the hero
Direct speech between characters in a literary work... (The conv…
language that represents one thing in terms of something diss…
antagonist
Character that is a source of conflict.... (The opponent or enem…
protagonist
the main character in a literary work (story); the hero
28 terms
Literature Terms
Alliteration
Assonance
Catharsis
Consonance
The occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
in poetry, the repetition of the sound of a vowel or diphthon…
The effect of tragedy (or comedy and quite possibly other art…
The recurrence of similar sounds, especially consonants, in c…
Alliteration
The occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
Assonance
in poetry, the repetition of the sound of a vowel or diphthon…
33 terms
AP Literature Terms
anaphora
chiasmus
apostrophe
hyperbole
the regular repetition of the same word or phrase at the begi…
a reversal in the word order of words in two otherwise parall…
the direct address to an absent or dead person, or to an obje…
a rhetorical figure in which emphasis is achieved through exa…
anaphora
the regular repetition of the same word or phrase at the begi…
chiasmus
a reversal in the word order of words in two otherwise parall…
23 terms
Literature Terms
Genre
Theme
Setting
Point of View
A type of literary work.
The main idea of the story.
The time and place of the story.
The relationship of the narrator to the story.
Genre
A type of literary work.
Theme
The main idea of the story.
15 terms
Literature Terms
Narrator
Narrate
Narration
Point of view
the person telling the story
to tell a story
an account told in the form of a story
the vantage point from which a story is told
Narrator
the person telling the story
Narrate
to tell a story
5 terms
Literature Terms
Protagonist
Antagonist
Climax
Theme
hero or the story
the person or thing that cause the conflict within a story
the turning point in a story
the story's message/big picture
Protagonist
hero or the story
Antagonist
the person or thing that cause the conflict within a story
10 terms
Literature Terms
Plot
character
setting
external conflict
story
person in the story
where and when a story happens
a conflict between two characters, or a character and a diffi…
Plot
story
character
person in the story
12 terms
Literature Terms
protagonist
antagonist
conflict
character
the leading character or one of the major characters in a dra…
An antagonist is a character who opposes the protagonist. An…
It is the disagreement at the root of things; the competition…
Character is a person or a representation of a person, place,…
protagonist
the leading character or one of the major characters in a dra…
antagonist
An antagonist is a character who opposes the protagonist. An…
27 terms
Literature Terms
alliteration
Onomatopoeia
Imagery
Conflict
when several sounds from the beginning are repeated closely t…
The sound effect of something (words or rhythms)
A picture inspired by words
A problem in the story that arises
alliteration
when several sounds from the beginning are repeated closely t…
Onomatopoeia
The sound effect of something (words or rhythms)
17 terms
Literature Terms
Narrator
Protagonist
Antagonist
Setting
Person who tells the story
Main character
Supporting Character - Usually not a nice character
Where and when the story takes place
Narrator
Person who tells the story
Protagonist
Main character
19 terms
literature terms
form
concrete poem
haiku
rhythm
refers to the shape and appearance of the poem and lines and…
The shape suggest it's subject
A traditional Japanese poem conducted of three lines
The pattern of stressed and unstressed syllable's
form
refers to the shape and appearance of the poem and lines and…
concrete poem
The shape suggest it's subject
32 terms
Literature Terms
conflict
external conflict
internal conflict
setting
a struggle between opposing forces
involves a struggle between a character and an outside force,…
a struggle that takes place within a character's own mind, as…
the time and place of the action; includes geographic locatio…
conflict
a struggle between opposing forces
external conflict
involves a struggle between a character and an outside force,…
28 terms
Literature Terms
antagonist
characterization
climax
conflict,
The opponent or enemy of the main character, or protagonist.
The means through which an author reveals a character's perso…
The point in a play, novel, short story, or narrative poem at…
A struggle between opposing forces. A conflict may be externa…
antagonist
The opponent or enemy of the main character, or protagonist.
characterization
The means through which an author reveals a character's perso…
13 terms
Literature terms
exposition
conflict
rising action
climax
introduces characters, setting, and conflict.
a disagreement or struggle between 2 opposing poses, internal…
suspense build up to the highest point of the story the climax
turning point solution to the conflict and there is a lot of…
exposition
introduces characters, setting, and conflict.
conflict
a disagreement or struggle between 2 opposing poses, internal…
14 terms
Literature Terms
Foreshadowing
Exposition
Resolution
Setting
is the is the act of presenting hints to events that will occ…
provides background information about the characters, setting…
the point at which the the central conflict is ended, or reso…
where and when the story that's place
Foreshadowing
is the is the act of presenting hints to events that will occ…
Exposition
provides background information about the characters, setting…
36 terms
Literature Terms
Prose
Poetry
Drama
Fiction
The ordinary form of written language
A kind is rhythmic compressed that uses imagery and sensory l…
A story written to be acted out for an audience
A prose account that is made up rather than true
Prose
The ordinary form of written language
Poetry
A kind is rhythmic compressed that uses imagery and sensory l…
18 terms
Literature Terms
imagery
connotation
denotation
positive connotation
words used to describe things you can experience through sigh…
the emotional connection of a word
the dictionary definition of a word
a good feeling about a word
imagery
words used to describe things you can experience through sigh…
connotation
the emotional connection of a word
57 terms
Literature Terms
acción dramática
acotación
acto
aféresis
dramatic action
stage direction
act
aphaereis; cut the first letter (i.e. mac 'n cheese)
acción dramática
dramatic action
acotación
stage direction
19 terms
Literature Terms
nonfiction
novel
characters
motivation
writing that tells about real people and real events ("not fa…
fiction that is longer and more complicated
imaginary creatures, animals, or people that take part in the…
why a character says or does what they do
nonfiction
writing that tells about real people and real events ("not fa…
novel
fiction that is longer and more complicated
21 terms
Literature Terms
plot
exposition
rising action
climax
the main events of a story
the part of plot in which the characters, setting, and basic…
the longest-lasting part of plot in which conflict continues…
the suspenseful turning point of a plot in which the main con…
plot
the main events of a story
exposition
the part of plot in which the characters, setting, and basic…
40 terms
Literature Terms
grammar
punctuation
verb
noun
in a language, a system of rules that enables us to communica…
the use of spacing, signs, and symbols that helps readers und…
a word that represents an action.
a word that represents a person, place or thing
grammar
in a language, a system of rules that enables us to communica…
punctuation
the use of spacing, signs, and symbols that helps readers und…
43 terms
Literature Terms
Genre
Prose
Poetry
Fiction
A type of category of artistic composition (literature, art,…
Literature that is written in a style closely corresponding t…
Writing that is highly structures and uses condensed, vivid l…
Prose works of literature that are partly or totally imaginary
Genre
A type of category of artistic composition (literature, art,…
Prose
Literature that is written in a style closely corresponding t…
45 terms
Literature Terms
inscrutable
surreptitious
atonement
ubiquitos
impossible to understand
kept secret, because it would not be approved of
reparation for a wrong or injury
present, appearing, found everywhere
inscrutable
impossible to understand
surreptitious
kept secret, because it would not be approved of
33 terms
AP Literature Terms
anaphora
chiasmus
apostrophe
hyperbole
the regular repetition of the same word or phrase at the begi…
a reversal in the word order of words in two otherwise parall…
the direct address to an absent or dead person, or to an obje…
a rhetorical figure in which emphasis is achieved through exa…
anaphora
the regular repetition of the same word or phrase at the begi…
chiasmus
a reversal in the word order of words in two otherwise parall…
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