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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
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…
7 terms
Types of Literature
epic
fairy tale
fiction
genre
a long narrative poem in an elevated style telling the deeds…
a literary genre that is a story, usually for children, about…
narrative writing that is not factual; includes novels, short…
a type of literature; genres are distinguished from one anoth…
epic
a long narrative poem in an elevated style telling the deeds…
fairy tale
a literary genre that is a story, usually for children, about…
A lexicon of literature
Literature
List all of the literature
Poetry
Verse
The art and science of written language in all its form
Poetry ... PRose ... Fiction... Novels... Drama ... Nonfiction... Stories ... Essays
A composition in verse characterized by the use of figurative…
A line of metrical or rhythmical composition
Literature
The art and science of written language in all its form
List all of the literature
Poetry ... PRose ... Fiction... Novels... Drama ... Nonfiction... Stories ... Essays
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…
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…
101 terms
AP Literature
allegory
alliteration
allusion
anaphora
story or poem that can be used to reveal a hidden meaning
beginning of same letter or sound in closely connected words
indirect of passing reference
repetition in first part of a sentence , to have an artistic…
allegory
story or poem that can be used to reveal a hidden meaning
alliteration
beginning of same letter or sound in closely connected words
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
ENGLISH- Literature
literature
prose
poetry
non-fiction
writings in prose or verse
written that has no rhythm
emphasizes rhythm pattern of sound and imagery
an autobiography is an example of a ____________ book
literature
writings in prose or verse
prose
written that has no rhythm
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…
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
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…
11 terms
Reading Unit Vocabulary
Genre
Poem
Drama
Form
Categories of texts types, such as mystery, fantasy, or biogr…
A piece of writing in verse, especially one using creative, f…
A story in verse or prose written to be acted in front of an…
A particular arrangement of the elements in a piece of writin…
Genre
Categories of texts types, such as mystery, fantasy, or biogr…
Poem
A piece of writing in verse, especially one using creative, f…
AP Literature Review Terms
allegory
alliteration
allusion
anaphora
story or poem that can be used to reveal a hidden meaning
beginning of same letter or sound in closely connected words
indirect of passing reference
repetition in first part of a sentence , to have an artistic…
allegory
story or poem that can be used to reveal a hidden meaning
alliteration
beginning of same letter or sound in closely connected words
Shakespearean Verse and Prose
Meter
Foot/Feet
Iamb
Iambic Pentameter
A recognizable rhythm in a line of verse consisting of a patt…
A metric foot refers to the combination of a strong stress an…
A particular type of metric foot consisting of two syllables,…
A ten-syllable line consisting of five iambs.
Meter
A recognizable rhythm in a line of verse consisting of a patt…
Foot/Feet
A metric foot refers to the combination of a strong stress an…
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.
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…
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…
102 terms
AP Literature - Literary Terms
allegory
alliteration
allusion
anagram
A story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
It is a stylistic device in which a number of words, having t…
A brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
a word or phrase spelled by rearranging the letters of anothe…
allegory
A story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
alliteration
It is a stylistic device in which a number of words, having t…
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…
Vocabulary
Autobiography
Character
Dynamic character
The story of a person's life, written by that person
A person,an animal,or an imaginary creature in a work of fict…
A character who changes because of actions and experiments
Autobiography
The story of a person's life, written by that person
Character
A person,an animal,or an imaginary creature in a work of fict…
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
141 terms
CLEP: Analyzing and Interpreting Literature
3 Genres
3 Forms of Literary Expression
Prose
Phonic
Poetry... Prose... Drama
American Literature... British Literature... Works in Translation
The most common form of written language following natural sp…
Pertaining to sound from speech
3 Genres
Poetry... Prose... Drama
3 Forms of Literary Expression
American Literature... British Literature... Works in Translation
25 terms
Elements of Prose
Genre
Prose
Theme
Conflict
a type or category <of literature>
ordinary written; the two main elements of this genre of lite…
central message or purpose of the literary work (novel, drama…
a struggle in the story
Genre
a type or category <of literature>
Prose
ordinary written; the two main elements of this genre of lite…
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
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…
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…
Unit 7 Cycle 2
poetry
stanza
meter
rhyme scheme
literature that is written in lines called verses
lines of poetry in a group of verses
the sound or rhythm of the poem
the pattern of rhyme in a poem
poetry
literature that is written in lines called verses
stanza
lines of poetry in a group of verses
5 terms
Unit 7 Cycle 2
poetry
stanza
meter
rhyme scheme
literature that is written in lines called verses
lines of poetry or a group of verses
the sound or rhythm of the poem
the pattern of rhyme in a poem
poetry
literature that is written in lines called verses
stanza
lines of poetry or a group of verses
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.
770 terms
English Literature
abstract
adage
allegory
alliteration
An abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship or re…
A saying or proverb containing a truth based on experience an…
A story in which the narrative or characters carry an underly…
The repetition of one or more initial consonants in a group o…
abstract
An abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship or re…
adage
A saying or proverb containing a truth based on experience an…
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
40 terms
AP Literature Literary Terms (Prose and Verse)
Allegory
Anecdote
Artistic Unity
Cacophony
A narrative or description having a second of symbolic meanin…
A short account of an interesting or humorous incident
That condition of a successful literary work whereby all its…
Harsh, unpleasant arrangement of sounds
Allegory
A narrative or description having a second of symbolic meanin…
Anecdote
A short account of an interesting or humorous incident
LITERATURE
theme
tone
protagonist
antagonist
the truth about life revealed in a work of literature
the attitude a writer takes toward the audience, a subject, o…
the main character; the good guy
the person or force working against the main character
theme
the truth about life revealed in a work of literature
tone
the attitude a writer takes toward the audience, a subject, o…
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
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 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…
Prose, Drama and Poetry
Verse
Rhyme
Meter
Theme
one line of a poem
when two words have the same ending sounds
the number of syllables in a line and how those syllables are…
the message or the image created the writer wants readers to…
Verse
one line of a poem
Rhyme
when two words have the same ending sounds
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
15 terms
Prose, Drama and Poetry
Verse
Rhyme
Meter
Theme
one line of a poem
when two words have the same ending sounds
the number of syllables in a line and how those syllables are…
the message or the image created the writer wants readers to…
Verse
one line of a poem
Rhyme
when two words have the same ending sounds
111 terms
Analyzing and Interpreting Literature: Prose & Poetry
An ______ is made up of two syllables,…
Be-TRAY and co-LIDE are examples of?
A _______ has two syllables and is the…
PEPP-er and STRONG-er are examples of?
iamb
an iamb
trochee
a trochee
An ______ is made up of two syllables,…
iamb
Be-TRAY and co-LIDE are examples of?
an iamb
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
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…
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
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
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…
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
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
Vocab Week 5
Analogy
Figurative Language
Free Verse
Genre
makes a comparison between two or more things that are simila…
writing or speech that is not meant to be taken literally... Ex…
poetry not written in a regular, rhythmical pattern, or meter…
a division or type of literature... Ex. Three types:... 1. Poetry…
Analogy
makes a comparison between two or more things that are simila…
Figurative Language
writing or speech that is not meant to be taken literally... Ex…
Basic literature terms
biography
autobiography
fiction
nonfiction
an account of someone's life written by someone else
an account of a person's life written by that person.
literature in the form of prose, especially short stories and…
prose writing that is based on facts, real events, and real p…
biography
an account of someone's life written by someone else
autobiography
an account of a person's life written by that person.
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