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71 terms
English Final- Literature, Poetry and Drama Terms
fiction
short story
novel
historical fiction
genre of literature that portrays imaginary characters or eve…
a story that has a fully developed theme but is significantly…
a relatively long fictional prose narrative with a complex pl…
genre of fiction that is set in a past time and incorporates…
fiction
genre of literature that portrays imaginary characters or eve…
short story
a story that has a fully developed theme but is significantly…
36 terms
World Literature - Drama & Poetry
aliteration
assonance
iambic pentameter
blank verse
the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words
repetition of similar vowel sounds
a poetic meter that is made up of 5 stressed syllables each f…
unrhymed iambic pentameter
aliteration
the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words
assonance
repetition of similar vowel sounds
American Literature - Drama and poetry terms
Tragedy
Comedy
Dramatic irony
Dialogue
A serious play that ends in disaster or sorrow.
A lighthearted play intended to amuse the audience, which usu…
A situation in which the audience knows more than the charact…
A conversation between two characters.
Tragedy
A serious play that ends in disaster or sorrow.
Comedy
A lighthearted play intended to amuse the audience, which usu…
17 terms
Literature: Poetry and Drama terms
Rhyme
Rhythm
End Rhyme
Meter
correspondence of sounds
regular recurrence of sounds
repetition of the accented or stressed vowel sound and all su…
measured rhythm of a poem
Rhyme
correspondence of sounds
Rhythm
regular recurrence of sounds
34 terms
Drama, poetry, and literature terms
Tragedy
Soliloquy
Blank verse
Iambic pentameter
The story of a seemingly heroic figure who's major flaw cause…
A character speaking his/ her thoughts and feelings out loud
The form of poetry that most resembles natural speech
A type of meter that has five unstressed syllables, each foll…
Tragedy
The story of a seemingly heroic figure who's major flaw cause…
Soliloquy
A character speaking his/ her thoughts and feelings out loud
72 terms
English Literature/Drama
affable
alludes
anarchist
aphorism
Courteous and pleasant, sociable, easy to speak to
To refer incidentally, or by suggestion.
A person who seeks to overturn the established government; an…
A brief, cleverly worded statement that makes a wise observat…
affable
Courteous and pleasant, sociable, easy to speak to
alludes
To refer incidentally, or by suggestion.
17 terms
Elements of Literature/Drama/Poetry
Setting
Plot
Climax
Rising action
The context in time and place in which the action of a story…
A series of related events in a story, each connected to the…
That point in a plot that creates the greatest intensity, sus…
A series of events that builds from the conflict. It begins w…
Setting
The context in time and place in which the action of a story…
Plot
A series of related events in a story, each connected to the…
24 terms
Elements of literature, drama, and poetry
Allusion
Aside
Chorus
Comic relief
Reference to a well-known literary work, piece of art, or music
Characters lines that are spoken on stage, no other character…
1 actor who serves as narrator, provides info
Humerous scene, incident, or speech in the course of serious…
Allusion
Reference to a well-known literary work, piece of art, or music
Aside
Characters lines that are spoken on stage, no other character…
15 terms
Elements of Drama, Poetry, and Literature
stanza
rhyme
repetition
imagery
how lines are grouped in poetry
the repetition of sounds at the end of words
repeating words, lines, and stanzas for emphasis
language that appeals to the reader's senses
stanza
how lines are grouped in poetry
rhyme
the repetition of sounds at the end of words
17 terms
Elements of Literature/Drama/ Poetry
setting
plot
climax
rising action
the context in time and place in which the action of a story…
a series of related events in a story, each connected to the…
most exciting moment of the story; turning point
events leading up to the climax
setting
the context in time and place in which the action of a story…
plot
a series of related events in a story, each connected to the…
9 terms
Elements of literature/drama/poetry
Setting
Plot
Climax
Rising action
Where & when the story takes place
The action of the story
The highly emotional or suspenseful scene or major turning po…
Events that lead to climax
Setting
Where & when the story takes place
Plot
The action of the story
17 terms
Elements Of Literature/Drama/Poetry
setting
Plot
Climax
Rising Action
Noun... the place or type of surroundings where something is pos…
Noun... the main events of a play, novel, movie, or similar work…
Noun... the most intense, exciting, or important point of someth…
Noun... a series of related incidents build toward the point of…
setting
Noun... the place or type of surroundings where something is pos…
Plot
Noun... the main events of a play, novel, movie, or similar work…
35 terms
Intro to Literature Poetry and Drama terms
Lyric
Imagery
Metaphor
Similes
A poem, usually brief, that expresses states of mind and emot…
The collective set of images in a poem or other literary work.
A comparison or analogy stated in such a way as to imply that…
A comparison between two otherwise unalike objects or ideas b…
Lyric
A poem, usually brief, that expresses states of mind and emot…
Imagery
The collective set of images in a poem or other literary work.
37 terms
elements of fiction (poetry, literature, drama)
dynamic character
static character
round character
flat character
develops through the course of the story
remain the same
more complexity/depth; contradicting or multiple traits
not a lot of description (1 or 2 traits)
dynamic character
develops through the course of the story
static character
remain the same
31 terms
English Drama/Poetry Review
Aggravating
Scene
Set
Playwright
irritating; annoying
how a drama is organized
The scenery, furniture used on a stage in a play
the author of a play
Aggravating
irritating; annoying
Scene
how a drama is organized
40 terms
LA-British Literature: Middle English Drama
Quem Quaeritis Trope
Quem Quaeritis Trope
Mystery Play(s), Miracle Play(s), (and…
Miracle Play(s)
English drama began with the this trope that grew out of Ethe…
In this dramatic trope, two members of the church choir, dres…
The "Quem Quaeritis Trope" inspired the creation of these thr…
Term for medieval dramas based on the lives, miracles, and ma…
Quem Quaeritis Trope
English drama began with the this trope that grew out of Ethe…
Quem Quaeritis Trope
In this dramatic trope, two members of the church choir, dres…
Literature Drama-Poetry-Narrative prose
category
narrative prose
genre
tragedy
Gruppe, Kategorie
Erzählprosa
Gattung, Genre
Trauerspiel, Tragödie
category
Gruppe, Kategorie
narrative prose
Erzählprosa
20 terms
AP English Literature Drama Terms
Aside
Monologue
Soliloquy
Allusion
A remark or passage by a character in a play that is intended…
(n.) a speech by one actor; a long talk by one person
A dramatic speech, revealing inner thoughts and feelings, spo…
A brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
Aside
A remark or passage by a character in a play that is intended…
Monologue
(n.) a speech by one actor; a long talk by one person
15 terms
Literature Dates (poetry, prose & drama)
othello
sonnet 116
the bait
against constancy
1604
1609
1633
1678
othello
1604
sonnet 116
1609
84 terms
Elements of Drama, Literature, Fiction, and Poetry
Act
scene
pit
pun
section of a play
division of an act
standing-room-only in front of the stage
a play on words
Act
section of a play
scene
division of an act
32 terms
Lit: Element of Literature- Poetry and Drama
Motif
Subject
Theme
Tragic structure
Recurring idea, ex. In Romeo and Juliet- haste
Main idea of something
"Big idea" of a poem
...
Motif
Recurring idea, ex. In Romeo and Juliet- haste
Subject
Main idea of something
41 terms
English Drama/Literature Terms
Aside
Tragedy
Foil
Soliloquy
In drama, short speech spoken by a character or directly to t…
In general a literary work in which the protagonist meets an…
Secondary character who contrasts with a major character
An extended speech delivered by a character alone onstage
Aside
In drama, short speech spoken by a character or directly to t…
Tragedy
In general a literary work in which the protagonist meets an…
18 terms
English vocab drama/poetry
A drama/dramatic literature
An aside
A soliloquy
A classical allusion
A play; a form of literature that is intended to be performed…
A dramatic device in which the character speaks his or her th…
A speech in a dramatic work in which the character speaks his…
A brief reference to a character or event found in Greek of R…
A drama/dramatic literature
A play; a form of literature that is intended to be performed…
An aside
A dramatic device in which the character speaks his or her th…
20 terms
Poetry/Drama Terms- English
Pun
Oxymoron
Iambic pentameter
Rhyme scheme
Play on the multiple meanings of a word or on two words that…
A figure of speech in which apparently contradictory terms ap…
Line of poetry that contains five iambs
The pattern of end rhymes in a poem is called a
Pun
Play on the multiple meanings of a word or on two words that…
Oxymoron
A figure of speech in which apparently contradictory terms ap…
14 terms
English lit, drama and poetry
Robert j. Leeney:
A greek tradgedy
New american man, american dream post…
Peggy doyle:
"Mr williams does not mince words into his play nor does he i…
What type of playwrite is williams street car?
What type of contextual factors can i include in my essays??
"The cheif characters in 'A street car named desire' are a gi…
Robert j. Leeney:
"Mr williams does not mince words into his play nor does he i…
A greek tradgedy
What type of playwrite is williams street car?
27 terms
Poetry/drama English test
Alliteration
Aside
Assonance
Blank verse
The repetition or initial constant sounds
A short speech delivered by an actor in a play, expressing th…
Is the repetition of vowel sounds followed by different conso…
Poetry written in unrhymed iamic pentameter lines
Alliteration
The repetition or initial constant sounds
Aside
A short speech delivered by an actor in a play, expressing th…
24 terms
Literature Terms Poetry & Drama (yellow terms)
allusion
biblical allusion
classical allusion
historical allusion
A reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary wo…
reference from the bible, ex: eyes like heaven, the crowd par…
A reference to mythology, usually Greek or Roman
references to characters or events from history
allusion
A reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary wo…
biblical allusion
reference from the bible, ex: eyes like heaven, the crowd par…
20 terms
English Literature vocabulary (drama)
Stage
Angular
Rows
Range of sight
Scène
Carré
Rangs
Vu panorama
Stage
Scène
Angular
Carré
24 terms
English Poetry and Drama Terms
Alliteration
Aside
Assonance
Blank Verse
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
a remark or passage by a character in a play that is intended…
the repetition of the sound of a vowel
is a poem with no rhyme but does have iambic pentameter
Alliteration
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
Aside
a remark or passage by a character in a play that is intended…
66 terms
English Literature: Poetry Terms
Allegory
Alliteration
Anapest
Antagonist
symbolic narrative in which surface details imply secondary m…
repetition of consonant sounds, especially at the beginnings…
two unaccented syllables followed by an accented one
character or force against which main character struggles
Allegory
symbolic narrative in which surface details imply secondary m…
Alliteration
repetition of consonant sounds, especially at the beginnings…
26 terms
English 9 A: Drama and Poetry
Tragedy
Comedy
Drama
Act
A serious form of drama dealing with the downfall of a heroic…
A play which ends happily because the hero or heroine is able…
The genre of fiction that involves plays or productions perfo…
The major divisions or sections of a play, like chapters in a…
Tragedy
A serious form of drama dealing with the downfall of a heroic…
Comedy
A play which ends happily because the hero or heroine is able…
21 terms
English Vocab drama & poetry
A drama/dramatic literature
an aside
A soliloquy
classical allusion
A play; A form of literature that is intended to be performed…
the character speaks his or her thoughts aloud meant to be he…
A speech in a dramatic work in which the character speaks his…
A brief reference to a character or event found in Greek or R…
A drama/dramatic literature
A play; A form of literature that is intended to be performed…
an aside
the character speaks his or her thoughts aloud meant to be he…
25 terms
ENGLISH LITERATURE- DRAMA VOCABULARY
Exposition (Inciting Incident)
Rising Action
Climax
Falling Action
The background information that is needed to understand the s…
Is a series of events and actions that move the story to a cl…
The turning point in the story.
The conflict unravels with the main charactor either winning…
Exposition (Inciting Incident)
The background information that is needed to understand the s…
Rising Action
Is a series of events and actions that move the story to a cl…
20 terms
English poetry/drama terms
Soliloquy
Monologue
Aside
Paradox
A speech of a character's thoughts.
Lyrical poem/speech
A short speech directed at the audience
A seemingly absurd statement that suggests an important truth
Soliloquy
A speech of a character's thoughts.
Monologue
Lyrical poem/speech
20 terms
Voc English (drama&poetry)
A drama/dramatic literature
All nouns
An aside
A soliloquy
A play; a form of literature that is intended to be performed…
All nouns
A dramatic device in which the character speaks his or her th…
A speech in a dramatic work in which the character speaks his…
A drama/dramatic literature
A play; a form of literature that is intended to be performed…
All nouns
All nouns
20 terms
English- Drama and poetry unit
Drama
Thespis
Thespians
Staging
A literary work meant to be performed for an audience.
The Greek credited with developing modern theater.
The cast or characters in a play.
The lights, props, and sounds.
Drama
A literary work meant to be performed for an audience.
Thespis
The Greek credited with developing modern theater.
42 terms
(ENGLISH) 9. Literature: Drama
an act
a scene
the stage directions
a dialogue
un acte
une scène
les didascalies
un dialogue
an act
un acte
a scene
une scène
18 terms
English Literature/Drama Terms
Drama
Dramatic Convention
Act
Scene
a story written to be acted out on stage
a technique, method or trick that is used by the playwright o…
a division in a play that separates periods of time
a division in a play that separates locations
Drama
a story written to be acted out on stage
Dramatic Convention
a technique, method or trick that is used by the playwright o…
16 terms
English Drama/Poetry Terms
Aside
Catastrophe
Comedy
Comic Relief
A comment by a character to the audience that reveals his or…
The event of the dramatic action in a tragedy.
A lighthearted play that ends happily.
A humorous scene or incident that appears in a serious play t…
Aside
A comment by a character to the audience that reveals his or…
Catastrophe
The event of the dramatic action in a tragedy.
35 terms
Poetry and Drama Terms (English)
Act
Alliteration
Aside
Assonance
is a story written to be performed by actors
is the repetition of initial consonant sounds
is a short speech delivered by a character in a play in order…
is the repetition of vowel sounds followed by different coson…
Act
is a story written to be performed by actors
Alliteration
is the repetition of initial consonant sounds
18 terms
English Poetry Drama Terms
Acts
Scenes
Dialogue
Stage directions
Major divisions of a play, containing two or more of them
Major divisions of a play, divide scenes, change of the signa…
Conversation between characters
The directions used to guide the actors on stage, telling the…
Acts
Major divisions of a play, containing two or more of them
Scenes
Major divisions of a play, divide scenes, change of the signa…
18 terms
english poetry and drama terms
alliteration
allusion
foreshadow
hyperbole
the repetion of initial consonant sounds. writers use this to…
a reference to a well--known person, place, event, literary w…
the use in a literary work of clues that suggest events that…
a deliberate exaggeration or over statement. often used for c…
alliteration
the repetion of initial consonant sounds. writers use this to…
allusion
a reference to a well--known person, place, event, literary w…
29 terms
English Vocabulary (drama and poetry)
Pun
Aside
Metaphor
Simile
a joke exploiting the different possible meanings of a word
happens when a character's dialogue is spoken but not heard b…
A comparison not using "like" or "as"
a comparison of two things using "like" or "as."
Pun
a joke exploiting the different possible meanings of a word
Aside
happens when a character's dialogue is spoken but not heard b…
19 terms
English: poetry and drama
Simile
Metaphor
Rhyme
Imagery
Has like and as in it and is used to describe something
A vivid picture in words
The sound of a part at the end of a sentence or verse
A picture in words
Simile
Has like and as in it and is used to describe something
Metaphor
A vivid picture in words
16 terms
English literature: Drama
List 3 different types of drama
16th century ...
When did drama lose popularity
Drama in the 16th century: some key po…
- tragedy... -comedy... -reatoration comedy
Had popular drama
In the 19th century
-its origins go back to Ancient Greece and Rome... -Drama devel…
List 3 different types of drama
- tragedy... -comedy... -reatoration comedy
16th century ...
Had popular drama
27 terms
English poetry/drama terms
Alliteration
Aside
Assonance
Blank verse
The repetition of initial consonant sound
A short speech delivered by an actor in a play
The repetition of vowels sounds followed by different consona…
Poetry written in Unrhymed iambic pentameter lines
Alliteration
The repetition of initial consonant sound
Aside
A short speech delivered by an actor in a play
27 terms
English 9 Poetry/Drama
Alliteration
Aside
Assonance
Blank verse
Repitition of initial consonant sounds
Short speech delivered by an actor in a play, expressing the…
Repetition of vowel sounds followed by different consonants i…
Poetry written in unrhymed iambic pentameter lines
Alliteration
Repitition of initial consonant sounds
Aside
Short speech delivered by an actor in a play, expressing the…
9 terms
English Poetry and Drama
Ways to establish rhythm
Meter
Stanza
Examples of types of poems
alliteration, rhyme, rhyme scheme, and repetition
A set number of stressed and unstressed syllables in each lin…
A set number of lines forming a pattern
Sonnet, narrative, haiku, acrostic, lyric, etc.
Ways to establish rhythm
alliteration, rhyme, rhyme scheme, and repetition
Meter
A set number of stressed and unstressed syllables in each lin…
44 terms
English Poetry & Drama Test
Denotation
Connotation
Imagery
Figure of Speech
Dictionary definition of word
emotional meaning of word
representation through language of sense experience
any way of saying something other than the ordinary way
Denotation
Dictionary definition of word
Connotation
emotional meaning of word
29 terms
English 9/ Poetry and Drama Terms
Alliteration
Aside
Blank verse
Couplet
A succession of the same or similar consonant sounds at the b…
a line spoken by an actor to the audience but not intended fo…
unrhymed verse (usually in iambic pentameter)
two rhyming lines in the same meter
Alliteration
A succession of the same or similar consonant sounds at the b…
Aside
a line spoken by an actor to the audience but not intended fo…
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