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8 terms
Literary Terms LMC
verse
prose
epic
epic hero—
poetry, in terms of writing that has rhythm and meter
writing without metric structure
long, orally delivered poem recounting a historical hero's ad…
...
verse
poetry, in terms of writing that has rhythm and meter
prose
writing without metric structure
9 terms
Nonfiction Prose - 4.1 - Reading
develop
diary
essay
genre
A process of improvement in the material conditions of people…
A personal, daily account of an individual's experiences and…
piece of nonfiction writing that deals with a single subject
A type of literature
develop
A process of improvement in the material conditions of people…
diary
A personal, daily account of an individual's experiences and…
10 terms
12 Lit - Vocabulary #17
haggle
brevity
blank verse
prose
to bargain with; especially over the cost of something
shortness of time; concise, exact use of words in speech or w…
verse without rhyme, especially that using iambic pentameter
written or spoken language in its ordinary form; not poetry
haggle
to bargain with; especially over the cost of something
brevity
shortness of time; concise, exact use of words in speech or w…
9 terms
Fables vocabulary
imaginary
qualities
"fabulist"
generation
fictitious
a distinguishing characteristic
the fables author
the time span between the birth of parents and the birth of t…
imaginary
fictitious
qualities
a distinguishing characteristic
12 terms
Poetry, Drama and Prose
Verse
Rhyme
Rhythm
Stanza
A single line of words... Found in: Poetry
similar or identical ending sounds near each other (usually i…
The pattern or beat of a poem.... Found in: Poetry
a fixed number of lines / verse forming a unit of a poem, a g…
Verse
A single line of words... Found in: Poetry
Rhyme
similar or identical ending sounds near each other (usually i…
LA 7 prose and poetry Terms
line of verse
stanza
Free Verse poetry
rhyme
one line of poetry
a visual group of verse
no rhyme pattern or verse pattern
words that sound the same
line of verse
one line of poetry
stanza
a visual group of verse
10 terms
Literary Terms
Story
Novel
Novella
Mico-Fiction or Flash-Fiction
Short account of an incident or series of incidents, whether…
A work of prose fiction of about 40.000 words or more.
Work of prose fiction of about 1700 to 40,000 words
Generally not more than 1,000 words.
Story
Short account of an incident or series of incidents, whether…
Novel
A work of prose fiction of about 40.000 words or more.
12 terms
Drama, Prose, Poetry
Verse
Chapter
Paragraph
Stanzas
One line of a poem.
A main section in a book.
Separates ideas in writing.
Multiple lines in a poem.
Verse
One line of a poem.
Chapter
A main section in a book.
22 terms
Genres of literature
fiction
nonfiction
narrative fiction
essays
A story that is not true or is made up
prose writing that is tells about real people, places, and ev…
form of prose writing that tells a story
short composition on a particular subject
fiction
A story that is not true or is made up
nonfiction
prose writing that is tells about real people, places, and ev…
10 terms
McDougal Littell Language of Literature Blue (2.2)
lapse (n)
narrate(v)
pictorial (n)
pivotal (adj)
an interval or passage of time
to tell a story; to relate an account of
having to do with pictures; expressed in pictures
crucial; extremely important
lapse (n)
an interval or passage of time
narrate(v)
to tell a story; to relate an account of
22 terms
Genres of literature
fiction
nonfiction
narrative fiction
essays
A story that is not true or is made up
prose writing that is tells about real people, places, and ev…
form of prose writing that tells a story
short composition on a particular subject
fiction
A story that is not true or is made up
nonfiction
prose writing that is tells about real people, places, and ev…
52 terms
Prose Terms
Plot
Conflict
External conflict
Internal conflict
The series of related events that make up a story or drama. T…
A struggle or clash between opposing characters, forces, or e…
A character struggles against some outside force: another cha…
A struggle between opposing needs, desires, or emotions withi…
Plot
The series of related events that make up a story or drama. T…
Conflict
A struggle or clash between opposing characters, forces, or e…
19 terms
Poems, Drama, Prose
stanza
rhythm
rhyme scheme
alliteration
group of lines of a poem arranged together
The beat created by the sound of the words in the poem.... A str…
pattern of rhyming words or sounds-uses letters to label line…
consonant sounds repeated at beginnings of several words
stanza
group of lines of a poem arranged together
rhythm
The beat created by the sound of the words in the poem.... A str…
5 terms
WOD #1
Literature
Narrator
Annotation
Concrete (adj)
A body of writing in prose (paragraphs) or verse (poetry); im…
A person or character that gives a verbal or written account…
A written conversation between you and the author that involv…
Existing in material physical form; real or soild, not abstra…
Literature
A body of writing in prose (paragraphs) or verse (poetry); im…
Narrator
A person or character that gives a verbal or written account…
8 terms
Prose Analysis
Prose poetry
Prose
Discursive
Countenance
Poetry written in prose instead of using verse but preserving…
Ordinary speech or writing without rhyme or meter; referring…
(of e.g. speech and writing) tending to depart from the main…
Facial expression
Prose poetry
Poetry written in prose instead of using verse but preserving…
Prose
Ordinary speech or writing without rhyme or meter; referring…
16 terms
ENL: Types of literature
myth
fiction
nonfiction
legend
a traditional story about gods, ancestors, or heroes, told to…
a story that is not true or is made up
writing that tells about real people, places, and events
a narrative handed down from the past, containing some true f…
myth
a traditional story about gods, ancestors, or heroes, told to…
fiction
a story that is not true or is made up
213 terms
The Giant List of Terms for AP English Literature
abstract
act
allegory
alliteration
(n) a general term, referring to a broad concept as opposed t…
(n) a major subunit into which a play is divided. The number…
(n) "A story or visual image with a second distinct meaning p…
(n) Repetition of initial consonant sounds... ex: wondrous weepi…
abstract
(n) a general term, referring to a broad concept as opposed t…
act
(n) a major subunit into which a play is divided. The number…
AP Literature Terms (with images)
Allegory
Alliteration
Anaphora
Apostrophe
The representation of abstract ideas or principles by charact…
The repetition of the same consonant sound at the beginning o…
Repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive…
When a character speaks to a character or object that is not…
Allegory
The representation of abstract ideas or principles by charact…
Alliteration
The repetition of the same consonant sound at the beginning o…
18 terms
Terms
genre
fiction
prose
plot
A category in which a work of literature is classified.
Prose writing that tells an imaginary story. The writer might…
all forms of writing that are not in verse form
The series of events in a story. It usually centers on a conf…
genre
A category in which a work of literature is classified.
fiction
Prose writing that tells an imaginary story. The writer might…
10 terms
NLL2 u10 (10.4)
accomodation
criminal
database
fingerprint
a place where you live or stay (n)
someone who has committed a crime (n)
Collection of organized data (n)
the mark made on something by the pattern of curved lines on…
accomodation
a place where you live or stay (n)
criminal
someone who has committed a crime (n)
10 terms
literature
tragedy
comedy
iambic pentemeter
prose
death, drama that presents serious subject matter
amusing, cheerful ending
rythem that has five "feet" composed of stressed and unstress…
ordinary unstructured writing
tragedy
death, drama that presents serious subject matter
comedy
amusing, cheerful ending
16 terms
Types of Writing (Prose Literature)
Fantasy
Short Story
Magazine
Frame Narrative
novels are often set in worlds much different from our own an…
the small commerical fiction, true or imaginary, smaller than…
can be current affairs or opinions well collected covering va…
The pyschoanalysis of human mind is present in a frame narrat…
Fantasy
novels are often set in worlds much different from our own an…
Short Story
the small commerical fiction, true or imaginary, smaller than…
18 terms
LA 600 - Spelling lesson 3
Peel
Peal
Raise
Rays
to remove skin, bark, or rind from
loud ringing bells
lift up
lines of light radiating from a bright object
Peel
to remove skin, bark, or rind from
Peal
loud ringing bells
6 terms
Literature terms
Allusion
apostrophe
parallelism
prose
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
A figure of speech that directly addresses an absent or imagi…
Phrases or sentences of a similar construction/meaning placed…
Any writing that is not poetry
Allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
apostrophe
A figure of speech that directly addresses an absent or imagi…
36 terms
English 11 Reading SOL Genre Terms
allegory
anecdote
autobiography
biography
a short moral story (often with animal characters)
short account of event
Story of a person's life written by that person
story of a person's life written by another person
allegory
a short moral story (often with animal characters)
anecdote
short account of event
20 terms
Elements of Literature-11th
Literature
Drama
Prose
Characters
All writing in prose and poetry.
Story told through dialogue and action.
Any writing or storytelling that is not poetry.
The people that inhabit literature and drama.
Literature
All writing in prose and poetry.
Drama
Story told through dialogue and action.
12 terms
Elements of literature
4
prose fiction prose nonfiction poems d…
does not use any metrical structure
a natural flow of speech and other gra…
Literature can be classified into _____ categories
4 categories of literature
prose writing
prose writing uses
4
Literature can be classified into _____ categories
prose fiction prose nonfiction poems d…
4 categories of literature
12 terms
lit
poetry
prose
speaker
lyric poem
literature in verse that appeals to the readers emotions thro…
ordinary writing ex: tie tanack
the voice that is talking to us in a poem
expresses the speakers emotion
poetry
literature in verse that appeals to the readers emotions thro…
prose
ordinary writing ex: tie tanack
AP Literature Daon Shakespere Verse and Prose Quiz Review
a recognizable rhythm in a line of ver…
: a metric "foot" refers to the combin…
a particular type of metric "foot" con…
A ten-syllable line consisting of five…
Meter
Foot/feet
Iamb:
Iambic pentameter:
a recognizable rhythm in a line of ver…
Meter
: a metric "foot" refers to the combin…
Foot/feet
10 terms
Collection 1 - Forms of Prose
fiction
non-fiction
short story
climax
Prose writing that tells about imaginary characters and events
prose writing that is based on facts, real events, and real p…
A short work of fiction usually dealing with a few character.
High point of interest or suspense
fiction
Prose writing that tells about imaginary characters and events
non-fiction
prose writing that is based on facts, real events, and real p…
Literature Terms 3
anecdote
dramatic irony
dynamic character
fiction
A short account of an interesting or humorous incident
In this type of irony, facts or events are unknown to a chara…
A character that changes throughout the story
Prose writing that tells about imaginary characters and events
anecdote
A short account of an interesting or humorous incident
dramatic irony
In this type of irony, facts or events are unknown to a chara…
10 terms
AP Poetry 2
Paraphrase
Theme
Figurative Language
Speaker
A restatement of the content of a poem designed to make its p…
The central idea or unifying generalization implied or stated…
Language employing figures of speech; language that cannot be…
The person talking in the poem.
Paraphrase
A restatement of the content of a poem designed to make its p…
Theme
The central idea or unifying generalization implied or stated…
36 terms
English 11 Reading SOL Genre Terms
allegory
anecdote
autobiography
biography
a short moral story (often with animal characters)
short account of event
Story of a person's life written by that person
story of a person's life written by another person
allegory
a short moral story (often with animal characters)
anecdote
short account of event
10 terms
Poetic vocab
Prose
Blank verse
Free verse
Quatrain
A poem written more like a paragraph
Verse without rhyme
Poems without specific rhythm or beat
A stanza of four lines
Prose
A poem written more like a paragraph
Blank verse
Verse without rhyme
8 terms
vocab
autobiography
biography
fiction
nonfiction
an account of people's life written by the person who lived it.
an account of a person's life written by another person.
prose writings that tell about people and happenings which ha…
prose writings about real events.
autobiography
an account of people's life written by the person who lived it.
biography
an account of a person's life written by another person.
60 terms
McDougal Littell Language of Literature Blue 1-3 Cumulative Review
lapse (n)
narrate(v)
pictorial (n)
pivotal (adj)
an interval or passage of time
to tell a story; to relate an account of
having to do with pictures; expressed in pictures
crucial; extremely important
lapse (n)
an interval or passage of time
narrate(v)
to tell a story; to relate an account of
22 terms
Elements of Drama
Drama
Playwright
Actor
Script
form of literature meant to be performed in front of an audie…
the author of a play
the people who perform
the written form of a play
Drama
form of literature meant to be performed in front of an audie…
Playwright
the author of a play
10 terms
Literature Terms Unit 4
Play
Plot
Poetry
Point-of-View
a composition in prose or verse written to be acted on stage,…
in the simplest since, a series of happenings in a literary w…
composition in verse. The words in poetry are arranged in lin…
the vantage point from which an author presents the actions a…
Play
a composition in prose or verse written to be acted on stage,…
Plot
in the simplest since, a series of happenings in a literary w…
Genres and elements of Literature
FICTION
ESSAY
DRAMA
POETRY
narrative literary works based on imagination not on fact
-short literary work that reflects the authors outlook or poi…
- involves dramatic art ... -made of verse and prose for theatri…
-verse and rhythmic writing with imagery that works an emotio…
FICTION
narrative literary works based on imagination not on fact
ESSAY
-short literary work that reflects the authors outlook or poi…
52 terms
Terminology
denoument
monologue
conflict
setting
the resolution of the conflict in a story's plot; a final out…
A long speech made by one performer or by one person in a gro…
A struggle between opposing forces
The context in time and place in which the action of a story…
denoument
the resolution of the conflict in a story's plot; a final out…
monologue
A long speech made by one performer or by one person in a gro…
36 terms
SAT Literature Literary Terms
Alliteration
Assonance
Consonance
Allusion
Occurs when two or more words in a line of verse or a sentenc…
One type of alliteration that occurs when the repeated sound…
A type of alliteration that occurs when the repeated sound is…
A reference to a person, place, thing or even in history, lit…
Alliteration
Occurs when two or more words in a line of verse or a sentenc…
Assonance
One type of alliteration that occurs when the repeated sound…
16 terms
Types of literature
Autobiography
Biography
Drama
Essay
A person's bio written by self
An acurate history of a person's life
A story told in a dialogue or by actors who impersonatethe ch…
A brief nonfictional prose
Autobiography
A person's bio written by self
Biography
An acurate history of a person's life
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…
29 terms
Writing Forms and Genres
genre
form
poetry
prose
A category or type of literature (or of art, music, etc.) cha…
TBD
A kind of rhythmic, compressed language that uses figures of…
Any writing that is not poetry
genre
A category or type of literature (or of art, music, etc.) cha…
form
TBD
36 terms
English 11 Reading SOL Genre Terms
allegory
anecdote
autobiography
biography
a short moral story (often with animal characters)
short account of event
Story of a person's life written by that person
story of a person's life written by another person
allegory
a short moral story (often with animal characters)
anecdote
short account of event
10 terms
Literature
Genre
Prose
Drama
Poetry
Type of literature
Ordinary form of written language in sentences and paragraphs
Writing that is intended to be performed
Writing that makes use of highly concise, musical, and emotio…
Genre
Type of literature
Prose
Ordinary form of written language in sentences and paragraphs
20 terms
7th grade- Vocabulary #4 terms
Accent
Act
Alliteration
Cast of Characters
rhythmic stress in verse or prose
a major division within a play
the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words…
in a script of a play, usually list characters in the order o…
Accent
rhythmic stress in verse or prose
Act
a major division within a play
4th grade
evidence
summary
loyality
poetry
Something that provides proof.
A brief or shorten statement of the main points or events.
To be faithful, devoted, or dedicated to something or someone.
writing that usually involves figurative language and lines t…
evidence
Something that provides proof.
summary
A brief or shorten statement of the main points or events.
11 terms
lit terms 1-10
literature
prose
verse
drama
all writings in prose or verse pf an imaginative character, w…
ordinary language; not verse
language that has metric rhythm & often has a rhyme
a narrative intended to be performed by actors in front on fa…
literature
all writings in prose or verse pf an imaginative character, w…
prose
ordinary language; not verse
28 terms
Rhyme/Verse/Prose
masculine rhyme
masculine ending
feminine rhyme
feminine ending
rhymes n the stressed/comcluding syllables (mount and fount)
line that ends on a stressed syllable
rhymes where rhyming stressed syllables are followed by an id…
unstressed syllable added to the end of a line (in iambic or…
masculine rhyme
rhymes n the stressed/comcluding syllables (mount and fount)
masculine ending
line that ends on a stressed syllable
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