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Literary Terms Unit 5
informational text
text features
compare/contrast
text structure
text written to inform or to give facts about a topic
tools that organize text for readers and give them more infor…
how things are the same/different
how information in a text is organized
informational text
text written to inform or to give facts about a topic
text features
tools that organize text for readers and give them more infor…
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Literary Terms-Unit 5
Flout
Caveat
Blazon
Filch
(v.) to mock, treat with contempt
(n.) a warning or caution to prevent misunderstanding or disc…
(v.) to adorn or embellish; to display conspicuously; to publ…
(v.) to steal, especially in a sneaky way and in petty amount
Flout
(v.) to mock, treat with contempt
Caveat
(n.) a warning or caution to prevent misunderstanding or disc…
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Unit 5 Literary Terms
epic
epic simile
in medias res
allusion
a long narrative poem that is central to a culture's national…
an elaborate comparison that may extend for several lines and…
into the middle of a narrative or a plot
a reference to a well-known person, place, event, or work of…
epic
a long narrative poem that is central to a culture's national…
epic simile
an elaborate comparison that may extend for several lines and…
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Freshman Unit 5 Literary Terms
allusion
archetype
arete
chronological order
a reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary wo…
a type of character, detail, image, or situation that appears…
being the best person you can be
the arrangement of things one after the other in the order th…
allusion
a reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary wo…
archetype
a type of character, detail, image, or situation that appears…
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Unit 5 Literary Terms
plot
subplot
plot twist
surprise ending
A series of events arranged to produce a definite sense of mo…
A secondary plot within a piece of literature that accompanie…
a plot development that violates the reader's expectations
a plot twist at the end of a story
plot
A series of events arranged to produce a definite sense of mo…
subplot
A secondary plot within a piece of literature that accompanie…
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Unit 5 - Literary Lenses Terms
Reader Response Lens
Marxist Lens
Archetype
Archetypal Lens
a type of literary criticism that focuses on reading as an ac…
criticism that investigates the relationship between economic…
a recurring image, character type, or story line. Ex: groups…
Critics seek to identify archetypes within both specific work…
Reader Response Lens
a type of literary criticism that focuses on reading as an ac…
Marxist Lens
criticism that investigates the relationship between economic…
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Literary Terms unit 5
paradox
parallelism
parody
pastoral
a seemingly contradictory statement that actually reveals a t…
similar word order and grammatical structure within a sentenc…
a literary form in which the style of an author or a particul…
an artistic work that portrays or evokes rural life in an ide…
paradox
a seemingly contradictory statement that actually reveals a t…
parallelism
similar word order and grammatical structure within a sentenc…
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Literary Terms and Currents Unit 5 (Novel as a Literary Genre & Lexical-Grammatical Stylistic Devices)
novel
romance
historical novel
war novels
A ........, as you already know, is a book of long fiction na…
Most European languages have preserved the term "..........."…
A ............... is a novel that has as its setting a period…
are kind of historical novels depicting military action and r…
novel
A ........, as you already know, is a book of long fiction na…
romance
Most European languages have preserved the term "..........."…
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AP Literary Terms Unit 5
ambiguity
colloquialism
deus ex machina
epistrophe
deliberately suggesting two or more different, and sometimes…
slang or informalities in speech or writing... Note: As nouns t…
"the god from the machine"; appears at last moment and resolv…
device of repetition in which the same expression is repeated…
ambiguity
deliberately suggesting two or more different, and sometimes…
colloquialism
slang or informalities in speech or writing... Note: As nouns t…
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AP Literary Terms Unit 5
ambiguity
deus ex machina
epistrophe
flat character
deliberately suggesting two or more different, and sometimes…
"the god from the machine"; appears at last moment and resolv…
device of repetition in which the same expression is repeated…
has only one or two personality traits
ambiguity
deliberately suggesting two or more different, and sometimes…
deus ex machina
"the god from the machine"; appears at last moment and resolv…
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Literary unit 5 literary terms
Characters
Conflict
Theme
Acts
People who take part in the action
The problem between two characters or forces
The message about life
The units of the action, usually divided into parts
Characters
People who take part in the action
Conflict
The problem between two characters or forces
literary terms (unit 5)
aghast
ample
apparition
assert
filled with amazement, disgust, fear, or terror
more than enough, large, spacious
a ghost
put forward forcefully, to declare or state as truth
aghast
filled with amazement, disgust, fear, or terror
ample
more than enough, large, spacious
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Unit 5 Literary terms
aim
allusion
article
autobiography
purpose; what the author wants to accomplish
a rhetorical technique in which a reference is given
brief work of nonfiction on a specific topic
story of a person's life told by that person
aim
purpose; what the author wants to accomplish
allusion
a rhetorical technique in which a reference is given
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Literary Terms Unit 5
Envisage
Visage
Apparition
Perspicacious
to imagine; to conceive of
face; facial expression
an unreal figure; ghost
wise; insightful; acutely intelligent
Envisage
to imagine; to conceive of
Visage
face; facial expression
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Literary Terms Unit 5
alliteration
ambiguity
anachronism
antagonist
used for poetic effect., a repetition of the initial sounds o…
a statement which can contain two or more meanings. Leaves so…
placing an event, person, item, or verbal expression in the w…
a person or force which opposes the protagonist in a literary…
alliteration
used for poetic effect., a repetition of the initial sounds o…
ambiguity
a statement which can contain two or more meanings. Leaves so…
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Literary terms unit 5
Accomplice
Annihilate
Arbitary
Brazen
a person who helps another commit a crime.
Destroy utterly obliterate
based on random choice or personal whim, rather than any reas…
bold and without shame.
Accomplice
a person who helps another commit a crime.
Annihilate
Destroy utterly obliterate
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Unit 5 Literary Terms
Alliteration
Ambiguity
Anachronism
Antagonist
Used for poetic effect, a repetition of the initial sounds of…
A statement which can contain two or more meanings.
Placing an event, person, item, or verbal expression in the w…
A person or force which opposes the protagonist in a literary…
Alliteration
Used for poetic effect, a repetition of the initial sounds of…
Ambiguity
A statement which can contain two or more meanings.
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Literary terms unit 5
Imagery
Figurative language
Verse
Prose
The figurative or descriptive language used to create word pi…
descriptive language not meant to be taken literally.
writing with irregular rhythm- based sentences and phrases. M…
Writing with regular sentence and paragraph structure.
Imagery
The figurative or descriptive language used to create word pi…
Figurative language
descriptive language not meant to be taken literally.
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Unit 5: literary terms
accomplice
annihilate
arbitrary
brazen
a person who takes part in a crime
to destroy completely
unreasonable; based on one's wishes or whims without regard f…
shameless; impudent; made of brass
accomplice
a person who takes part in a crime
annihilate
to destroy completely
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Unit 5 - Literary terms
sated
deflects
brazen
plain
satisfied; provided with more than enough
turns or makes go to one side
shameless; bold
a flat area of land
sated
satisfied; provided with more than enough
deflects
turns or makes go to one side
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Literary Terms Unit 5
Idiom
Inversion
Metaphor
Direct Metaphor
An expression peculiar to a particular language that means so…
Reversal of a normal word in a sentence
Figure of speech that compares two unlike without a connectiv…
A metaphor that directly thing is something else
Idiom
An expression peculiar to a particular language that means so…
Inversion
Reversal of a normal word in a sentence
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Unit 5- Literary Terms
aim
anecdote
autobiographical essay
characterization
the goal that the author wants his or her work to accomplish
brief story with a particular point or moral
event or occurrence in your life
use of literary techniques to create a character
aim
the goal that the author wants his or her work to accomplish
anecdote
brief story with a particular point or moral
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Unit 5 Literary Terms
Authors purpose
Authors perspective
Tone
Chronological order
To express feelings or thoughts, to inform ot explain, to per…
Unique combination of ideas, values, and beliefs that influen…
Attitude
Events presented in time order
Authors purpose
To express feelings or thoughts, to inform ot explain, to per…
Authors perspective
Unique combination of ideas, values, and beliefs that influen…
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Literary Term Unit 5
Characterization
Direct Characterization
Indirect Characterization
Hyperbole
A act of creating or developing a character.
When a author directly states a characters traits.
When a characters personality is revealed through the charact…
A deliberate, extravagant, and often outrageous exaggeration.
Characterization
A act of creating or developing a character.
Direct Characterization
When a author directly states a characters traits.
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Literary Terms Unit 5
Anecdotes
Satire
Autobiography
Biography
A brief story about an interesting, amusing, or strange event…
A technique employed by writers to expose and criticize fooli…
A form of nonfiction in which a writer tells his or her own l…
A form of nonfiction in which a writer tells the life story o…
Anecdotes
A brief story about an interesting, amusing, or strange event…
Satire
A technique employed by writers to expose and criticize fooli…
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Unit 5 literary terms
Point of view
First person POV
Limited 3rd person POV
Narrator
Perspective from which a story is told
Person telling the story participates and tells own thoughts…
Anonymous speaker, relates the events and conveys thoughts of…
Person telling the story
Point of view
Perspective from which a story is told
First person POV
Person telling the story participates and tells own thoughts…
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Unit 5 Literary Terms
Rhetoric
Rhetorical Criticism
Rhetorical Question
Round Character
The art of effective communication, especially persuasive dis…
Emphasizes communication between the author and reader. Analy…
A question asked for rhetorical effect to emphasize a point;…
A character drawn with sufficient complexity to be able to su…
Rhetoric
The art of effective communication, especially persuasive dis…
Rhetorical Criticism
Emphasizes communication between the author and reader. Analy…
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Unit 5 Literary Terms
Conceit
Metaphysical Poetry
Cavalier Poetry
Style
An extended metaphor
A loosely associated school of 17th century poets that focuse…
A school of 17th century poets who supported the monarchy and…
The characteristic way a writer uses language to present his…
Conceit
An extended metaphor
Metaphysical Poetry
A loosely associated school of 17th century poets that focuse…
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Unit 5 literary terms
Legend
Plot
Setting
Conflict
A traditional story handed down from past generations and bel…
The sequence of events in a narrative work
The time and place in which the events of a literary work occur
The struggle between opposing forces in a story or drama
Legend
A traditional story handed down from past generations and bel…
Plot
The sequence of events in a narrative work
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Unit 5: Literary Terms
oxymoron
euphory
cocophony
understatement
A phrase composed of opposites; a contradictory statement.
beautiful sound
a harsh, discordant, unpleasant sounding choice and arrangeme…
A figure of speech in which a writer deliberately makes a sit…
oxymoron
A phrase composed of opposites; a contradictory statement.
euphory
beautiful sound
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Literary Terms Unit 5
Speaker
Dramatic Monologue
Run-on Lines
End-stopped Lines
The person who "says" its words.
A single character delivers a speech
Lines ending where the flow of words forces you to read on wi…
End just where a speaker would pause, for a sing song effect
Speaker
The person who "says" its words.
Dramatic Monologue
A single character delivers a speech
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Unit 5 literary terms
Characters
Conflict
Theme
Acts
People who take part in the action
Problem between two characters or forces
A message or insight about life
The units of the action, usually divided into parts
Characters
People who take part in the action
Conflict
Problem between two characters or forces
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Unit 5 Literary Terms
Allusion
End Rhyme
Foreshadowing
Imagery
a reference to a statement, a person, a place or an event fro…
rhymes at the end of a line
the use of clues to suggests events that will happen later in…
language that appeals to the senses
Allusion
a reference to a statement, a person, a place or an event fro…
End Rhyme
rhymes at the end of a line
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Unit 5 - Literary Terms
Drama
Acts
Scene
Playwright
Play
A division or unit of a drama
Subdivision of an act
Author of a play
Drama
Play
Acts
A division or unit of a drama
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Literature Unit 5 - Literary Terms
situational irony
mood
imagery
irony
when audience expects something to happen and something compl…
feeling that writer creates for readers
use of words and phrases that appeal to a reader's 5 senses
contrast between what readers' expect and what actually happens
situational irony
when audience expects something to happen and something compl…
mood
feeling that writer creates for readers
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Literary Terms Unit 5
Acts
Scene
Dialogue
Monologue
The units of the action, usually divided into parts.
The divided parts of the acts.
The words the characters say.
Long, uninterrupted speech to other character(s)
Acts
The units of the action, usually divided into parts.
Scene
The divided parts of the acts.
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unit 5 Academic Vocab literary terms
Vocal Delivery
Visual Delivery
Argument
Claim
is a way of representing a word
is a way of seeing stuff
an oral disagreement ,quarrel
to demand by or as by virtue of a right
Vocal Delivery
is a way of representing a word
Visual Delivery
is a way of seeing stuff
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Unit 5 Academic Vocabulary & Literary Terms
Vocal Delivery
Visual Delivery
Argument
Claim
The way words are expressed on stage through volume, pitch, r…
The way a performer on stage interprets plot, character, and…
A form of writing that presents a particular opinion or idea…
A position statement (or thesis) that asserts an idea or make…
Vocal Delivery
The way words are expressed on stage through volume, pitch, r…
Visual Delivery
The way a performer on stage interprets plot, character, and…
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6-2 Unit 5 Literary Terms & Vocabulary
first person
nonfiction
autobiography
biography
A narrator who is a character in the story and tells the tale…
writing that tells about real people, places, and events
An account of a person's life written by that person
A written account of another person's life.
first person
A narrator who is a character in the story and tells the tale…
nonfiction
writing that tells about real people, places, and events
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Literary Terms: Unit 5 Love and Relationships
Comedy
Comedy of manners
Epigram
Farce
A story that ends with a happy resolution of the conflicts fa…
A comic drama of attitudes and customs of a society are criti…
A concise but ingenious, witty, and thoughtful statement
A type of comedy which ridicules and often stereotypes charac…
Comedy
A story that ends with a happy resolution of the conflicts fa…
Comedy of manners
A comic drama of attitudes and customs of a society are criti…
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Unit 5 Literary Analysis Workshop Terms
Oral Tradition
Cultural Perspective
Themes
Universal Theme
literature passed down from generation to generation through…
A viewpoint shaped by the storyteller's background.
Central Idea or Message in the ORAL TRADITION. An insight abo…
Themes that are repeated across many cultures and over many p…
Oral Tradition
literature passed down from generation to generation through…
Cultural Perspective
A viewpoint shaped by the storyteller's background.
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Unit 5 Literary Terminology
aside
blank verse
classical allusions
comedy
A line spoken by an actor to the audience but not intended fo…
Poetry that does not rhyme but does have a metrical or rhythm…
references to the heroes and gods of ancient Greek and Roman…
light and humorous drama with a happy ending
aside
A line spoken by an actor to the audience but not intended fo…
blank verse
Poetry that does not rhyme but does have a metrical or rhythm…
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9th English- Unit 5 Literary Terms
oral tradition
folk tale
tall tale
myth
the passing of songs, stories, poems, and speeches from gener…
a story passed down from generation to generation that expres…
a story that is obviously untrue, yet told as if it actually…
a story that explains the actions of gods or human heroes, th…
oral tradition
the passing of songs, stories, poems, and speeches from gener…
folk tale
a story passed down from generation to generation that expres…
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Unit 5 Vocabulary (and Literary Terms)
delineate
hallow
emend
figment
to trace the outline of; sketch or trace in outline; represen…
to make holy; sanctify; consecrate
1. to edit or change (a text) 2. to free from faults or error…
a mere product of mental invention; a fantastic notion
delineate
to trace the outline of; sketch or trace in outline; represen…
hallow
to make holy; sanctify; consecrate
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Lit unit 5 literary terms
Characters
Conflict
Theme
Acts
People who take part in the action
Problem between two characters or forces
A message or insight about life
The units of the action, usually divided into parts
Characters
People who take part in the action
Conflict
Problem between two characters or forces
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Unit 5 poetry literary terms
Stanza
Onomatopoeia
Rhyme scheme
Alliteration
a group of lines arranged together
words that imitate the sound they name
a pattern of rhyme (usually end rhyme, but not always); this…
consonant sounds repeated at the beginnings of words
Stanza
a group of lines arranged together
Onomatopoeia
words that imitate the sound they name
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Unit 5 Vocabulary/Literary Terms
Oppressed
Smite
Congenial
Benevolent
To weigh heavily on the mind
To kill by power full blow
Compatible
Kindly
Oppressed
To weigh heavily on the mind
Smite
To kill by power full blow
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English Unit 5 Literary Terms
Actors/Characters
Theme
Drama
Tragedy
People who take part in the action
A message or insight about life
Plays that address a serious tone or subject
A form of drama in which events lead to the downfall of the m…
Actors/Characters
People who take part in the action
Theme
A message or insight about life
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Vocabulary and Literary Terms Unit 5
prodigy
quest
relented
solemn
something extraordinary; marvelous; an unusual accomplishment
search; adventurous journey
to become less severe or strict; to cease resistance
somber; gloomy; quiet
prodigy
something extraordinary; marvelous; an unusual accomplishment
quest
search; adventurous journey
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Unit 5 - Victorians (LITERARY TERMS)
Assonance
Consonance
Dramatic monologue
Sonnet sequence
the repetition of a vowel sound
the repetition of a consonant sound at the end of a word
a form of dramatic poetry in which the speaker describes a cr…
a series of sonnets connected by a common theme or subject
Assonance
the repetition of a vowel sound
Consonance
the repetition of a consonant sound at the end of a word
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