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12 terms
Prose, Poetry and Drama
Prose
Poetry
Drama
stanza
ordinary or regularly spoken and written language
A literary work written in meter or verse.
a piece literature that is acted out; a play
A group of lines in a poem (like a paragraph)
Prose
ordinary or regularly spoken and written language
Poetry
A literary work written in meter or verse.
10 terms
Drama Prose Poetry
Stage direction
Acts
Poetry
Stanzas
Tells actors/characters what actions to do.
The main sections of a drama.
Uses figurative language and other literary devices to evoke…
Lines of poetry are grouped in these
Stage direction
Tells actors/characters what actions to do.
Acts
The main sections of a drama.
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
Prose, Poetry and Drama
Prose
Poetry
Drama
stanza
ordinary or regularly spoken and written language
A literary work written in meter or verse.
a piece literature that is acted out; a play
A group of lines in a poem (like a paragraph)
Prose
ordinary or regularly spoken and written language
Poetry
A literary work written in meter or verse.
12 terms
Types/Forms of Poetry
Haiku
Ballad
Ode
Lyric
5-7-5 syllables in the three lines of this Japanese poetry
A narrative poem that is meant to be sung.
A long lyric poem that was written to honor or remember someo…
One of two major types of poems - the speaker expresses inten…
Haiku
5-7-5 syllables in the three lines of this Japanese poetry
Ballad
A narrative poem that is meant to be sung.
18 terms
Genres
fiction
nonfiction
genre
traditional literature
literature in the form of prose that describes imaginary char…
prose writing that is based on facts, real events, and real p…
a category of literature
a genre of fiction that represents stories passed down from o…
fiction
literature in the form of prose that describes imaginary char…
nonfiction
prose writing that is based on facts, real events, and real p…
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
16 terms
Genres 2016
Historical Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Mystery
Poetry
Made up story set in the past but can include some details
Accurately depicts life as it could be lived today
Work of fiction with secrets or crimes to be solved
Rhythmic writing with figures of speech and details
Historical Fiction
Made up story set in the past but can include some details
Realistic Fiction
Accurately depicts life as it could be lived today
16 terms
Honors English 09: Literary Genres
Literature
Poetry
Prose
Fiction (Genre)
the entire body of writings of a specific language, period, p…
type of literature in which words are chosen and arranged to…
spoken or written language as in ordinary usage, distinguishe…
the class of literature compromising works of imaginative nar…
Literature
the entire body of writings of a specific language, period, p…
Poetry
type of literature in which words are chosen and arranged to…
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…
23 terms
Literary Terms - EOC Review #1 - Loper
essay
autobiography
narrative
novel
a short nonfiction work about a particular subject. They can…
a form of nonfiction in which a person tells his or her own l…
a story told in fiction, nonfiction, poetry, or drama. These…
a long work of fiction that often has a complicated plot, man…
essay
a short nonfiction work about a particular subject. They can…
autobiography
a form of nonfiction in which a person tells his or her own l…
30 terms
Poetry
haiku
ballad
free verse
concrete poem
a form of poetry with lines of 5, 7, 5 syllables, usually abo…
A fairly short narrative poem written in a songlike stanza fo…
Poetry that does not have a regular meter or rhyme scheme
a poem with a shape that suggests its subject.
haiku
a form of poetry with lines of 5, 7, 5 syllables, usually abo…
ballad
A fairly short narrative poem written in a songlike stanza fo…
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
Literary Terms Part 6
Eulogy
Speech
Nonfiction Essay
Historical Context
a written tribute to a person who has passed away
Oral Communication
the branch of literature comprising works of narrative prose
the moods, attitudes, and conditions that existed in a certai…
Eulogy
a written tribute to a person who has passed away
Speech
Oral Communication
14 terms
Lit. Terms
Literature
Prose
Poetry
Drama
The author written form of expression that reflects his views…
Writing that is not poetry
Writing in a rhythmical lines.
Tells a group of actors what to do.
Literature
The author written form of expression that reflects his views…
Prose
Writing that is not poetry
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…
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…
46 terms
Types of writings girls riding class February 8th 2016
Genre
Short story
Novel
Poetry
How literature is categorized based on literary conventions
A type of fictional narrative story usually written in prose…
A longer work of fictional proce
A type of literary where writer uses figurative language and…
Genre
How literature is categorized based on literary conventions
Short story
A type of fictional narrative story usually written in prose…
10 terms
30 VOCABULARY LESSON 30: Literature
autobiography
biography
folklore
metaphor
the story of a person's life written by that person
the story of a person's life written by someone else
the traditional customs, legends, and stories of a culture
a comparison between two things that are not usually thought…
autobiography
the story of a person's life written by that person
biography
the story of a person's life written by someone else
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.
5 terms
Malo Literature Definition
Literature
Prose
Poetry
Drama
forms that body of prose, poetry and drama which seeks to pre…
is written in paragraph form
is written in lines and the first word in each line is capita…
is written in dialogue form for speaking parts
Literature
forms that body of prose, poetry and drama which seeks to pre…
Prose
is written in paragraph form
134 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
11 terms
Literature
Literature
Literary Techniques
Genre
Fiction
written works
a technique a writer uses to produce a special effect in thei…
a type of category in literature
a work that contains events invented by the author
Literature
written works
Literary Techniques
a technique a writer uses to produce a special effect in thei…
12 terms
Literary Genre
Literary Genre
Most general genres in literature are
Prose
There are two types of Prose
loose set of criteria for a category of literary composition
Prose and Poetry
is writing that resembles every day speech
Fiction and Non fiction
Literary Genre
loose set of criteria for a category of literary composition
Most general genres in literature are
Prose and Poetry
10 terms
Vocabulary 30 Daily Work: Literature
autobiography
biography
folklore
metaphor
the story of a person's life written by that person
the story of a person's life written by someone else
the traditional customs, legends, and stories of a culture
a comparison between two things that are not usually thought…
autobiography
the story of a person's life written by that person
biography
the story of a person's life written by someone else
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…
15 terms
R.5 Analyze the structure of texts, including how specific sentences, paragraphs, and larger portions of the text relate to each other and the whole.
genre
drama
prose
poem
A category or type of literature (or of art, music, etc.) cha…
(theater) irony that occurs when the meaning of the situation…
Any writing that is not poetry
a composition written in metrical feet forming rhythmical lines
genre
A category or type of literature (or of art, music, etc.) cha…
drama
(theater) irony that occurs when the meaning of the situation…
50 terms
Literature
Literature
Two kinds of literature
Prose
Prose examples
A body of written works
Poetry and prose
No formal metrical structure
Novels, biographies, short stories, legends, contemporary dra…
Literature
A body of written works
Two kinds of literature
Poetry and prose
21 terms
4/5 Block Lit. Terms
Context Clues
Character Motivation
Setting
point-of-view (POV)
hints or suggestions that surround unfamiliar words or phrase…
the combination of character traits and circumstances that ca…
Time AND Place a story is told. the total environment chosen…
who is telling the story. fin the point-of-view by asking "wh…
Context Clues
hints or suggestions that surround unfamiliar words or phrase…
Character Motivation
the combination of character traits and circumstances that ca…
10 terms
Shakespearean drama metalanguage
Iambic pentameter
Blank verse
Prose
Soliloquy
A line of poetry that contains five unstressed and five stres…
Verse without rhyme
Written or spoken language in its ordinary form, without metr…
A dramatic speech, revealing inner thoughts and feelings, spo…
Iambic pentameter
A line of poetry that contains five unstressed and five stres…
Blank verse
Verse without rhyme
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
16 terms
Literature Terms 5
genre
fiction
nonfiction
short story
a category of literature
work of prose which is made up
factual writing about real people, places, things, events
short work of fiction
genre
a category of literature
fiction
work of prose which is made up
11 terms
3.9.1 Prose and poetry
Prose
Poetry
Short story
Novella
A literary narrative that utilizes continual flow of speech l…
A piece of literary art developing Rhythmic and often aesthet…
A brief work of prose literature without specific parameters…
A piece of prose literature usually longer then a short story…
Prose
A literary narrative that utilizes continual flow of speech l…
Poetry
A piece of literary art developing Rhythmic and often aesthet…
17 terms
Gabram - Genres
Science Fiction
Information
Memoir
Biography
make believe characters, stories about the future or in outer…
True facts or details that tell you about a topic
a true story of a memory from your life
A true story of someone's life written by someone else
Science Fiction
make believe characters, stories about the future or in outer…
Information
True facts or details that tell you about a topic
16 terms
Elements of Literature M-R
meter
mood
narrative
narrator
the rhythm of stressed and unstressed syllables in each line…
the atmosphere or feeling created by a work of literature
a story or account that is told by a narrator
the voice and implied speaker of a fictional work; the person…
meter
the rhythm of stressed and unstressed syllables in each line…
mood
the atmosphere or feeling created by a work of literature
21 terms
Souders' Romeo and Juliet Vocab- Vocab 2 & 3
biography
comedy
blank verse
free verse
a form of nonfiction in which the author tells his or her lif…
a literary work, usually a play, with a happy ending
poetry written in unrhymed iambic pentameter (widely used by…
poetry not written in a regular rhythmic pattern
biography
a form of nonfiction in which the author tells his or her lif…
comedy
a literary work, usually a play, with a happy ending
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…
23 terms
Genre Review
Genre
Poetry
Narrative Poetry
Lyric Poetry
a type or category of literature
a type of literature in which ideas and feelings are expresse…
poetry that tells a story
poetry that presents the thoughts and feelings of a single sp…
Genre
a type or category of literature
Poetry
a type of literature in which ideas and feelings are expresse…
16 terms
Englishhhh
literature
poetry
prose
fiction
the entire body other writings of a specific language, period…
type of literature in which words are chosen and arrange to c…
spoken or written language as in ordinary usage, distinguishe…
the class of literature comprising works of imaginative narra…
literature
the entire body other writings of a specific language, period…
poetry
type of literature in which words are chosen and arrange to c…
26 terms
English 12: British Tradition-Literary Terms I
fiction
nonfiction
epic
novel
prose writing about imaginary characters and events
prose writing that presents and explains ideas or tells about…
long narrative poem about the adventures of gods or of a hero
extended work of fiction that often has a complicated plot, m…
fiction
prose writing about imaginary characters and events
nonfiction
prose writing that presents and explains ideas or tells about…
18 terms
types of literature
prose
prose
prose
prose
paragraphs
one sentence follows another
chapter books, news paper articles, and what we usually read
fiction or non fiction
prose
paragraphs
prose
one sentence follows another
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
27 terms
Literary Genres Ward
Genre
poetry
prose
fiction
a major category or type of literature
A kind of rhythmic, compressed language written in VERSE that…
ordinary speech or writing without rhyme or meter and is not…
writing that tells about imaginary characters and events
Genre
a major category or type of literature
poetry
A kind of rhythmic, compressed language written in VERSE that…
25 terms
Genres, Story Elements and Literary Devices
genre
fiction
nonfiction
drama
category of writing
genre of literature that is a made-up story written in prose
genre of literature that includes descriptions of actual events
genre of literature that is intended to be performed by actor…
genre
category of writing
fiction
genre of literature that is a made-up story written in prose
11 terms
ARRLIT
Literature
dialogue
author
prose
writings in wither prose or poetry
a conversation between 2 or more characters in a short story,…
person who writes or composes a literary work
Literature written in paragraphs
Literature
writings in wither prose or poetry
dialogue
a conversation between 2 or more characters in a short story,…
16 terms
English 11A British Literature Terms 4
Argument
Counterargument
Drama
Essay
an ... is a speech or writing that expresses a position on an…
a ... anticipates opposing viewpoints and refutes them
a type of literature that was intended to be acted out in fro…
an ... is a brief work of nonfiction that offers an opinion o…
Argument
an ... is a speech or writing that expresses a position on an…
Counterargument
a ... anticipates opposing viewpoints and refutes them
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…
23 terms
8th Grade English Literary Terms- Review #1
essay
autobiography
narrative
novel
a short nonfiction work about a particular subject. They can…
a form of nonfiction in which a person tells his or her own s…
a story told in fiction, nonfiction, poetry, or drama. These…
a long work of fiction that often has a complicated plot, man…
essay
a short nonfiction work about a particular subject. They can…
autobiography
a form of nonfiction in which a person tells his or her own s…
53 terms
4/5 Block Lit. Terms
Context Clues
Character Motivation
Setting
point-of-view (POV)
hints or suggestions that surround unfamiliar words or phrase…
the combination of character traits and circumstances that ca…
Time AND Place a story is told. the total environment chosen…
who is telling the story. fin the point-of-view by asking "wh…
Context Clues
hints or suggestions that surround unfamiliar words or phrase…
Character Motivation
the combination of character traits and circumstances that ca…
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
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