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World Literature General Lit. Terms
Theme
Symbol
Imagery
Verbal Irony
central idea or message
something that is itself and something else.
Language that affects the five senses.
Saying one thing and meaning another. (Sarcasm)
Theme
central idea or message
Symbol
something that is itself and something else.
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World Literature - Unit 3 Lit. Terms
Figurative Language
Imagery
Symbol
Hyperbole
A type of language that does not mean exactly what it says
The use of descriptions to evoke sensory pictures on the read…
A word or object that stands for another object or idea.
Figure of speech that consists of an exaggeration, used for e…
Figurative Language
A type of language that does not mean exactly what it says
Imagery
The use of descriptions to evoke sensory pictures on the read…
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World Literature - Midterm Lit Terms
simile
metaphor
extended metaphor
hyperbole
a comparison using like or as
comparison not using 'like' or 'as', usually compares two unl…
metaphor repeated throughout a text
exaggeration for effect
simile
a comparison using like or as
metaphor
comparison not using 'like' or 'as', usually compares two unl…
Greek Literature Terms - World Lit.
Invocation to the Muse
Epic
Hamartia
Exodus
a prayer at the beginning of an epic poem that addresses one…
long narrative poem narrating adventures of heroic figures.
An epic heroes good and bad qualities.
The final scene or departure in greek literature.
Invocation to the Muse
a prayer at the beginning of an epic poem that addresses one…
Epic
long narrative poem narrating adventures of heroic figures.
World Literature Lit. Terms for Final
Alliteration
Allusion
Aside
Onomatopoeia
the repetition of initial consonant sounds
reference to a well known person, place, event, literary work…
a short speech given by an actor in a play, expressing a char…
the use of words that imitate sounds
Alliteration
the repetition of initial consonant sounds
Allusion
reference to a well known person, place, event, literary work…
Honors World Literature- Lit Terms (3-12-15)
Allegory
Allusion
Aim
Anecdote
A story in which the characters, settings, and events stand f…
A reference to another piece of literature, either biblical o…
A purpose or intention, a desired outcome
A brief and sometimes witty story that focuses on a single in…
Allegory
A story in which the characters, settings, and events stand f…
Allusion
A reference to another piece of literature, either biblical o…
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LIT- World Literature
Voltaire
Candide
Voltaire
Candide
"cultivate one's garden"
Doctor Pangloss
Candide
"All is for the best in this best of possible worlds"
Voltaire
"cultivate one's garden"
Candide
Doctor Pangloss
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GRE literature (World lit)
The Iliad, 8th c BC
The Odyssey, 8th c BC
Antigone, 441 BC
The Republic, 380 BC
- Homer... - 10th year of Greek & Trojan war, Chryses priest of…
- Homer
- Sophocles
- Plato
The Iliad, 8th c BC
- Homer... - 10th year of Greek & Trojan war, Chryses priest of…
The Odyssey, 8th c BC
- Homer
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AP Literature Lit Terms 3
apostrophe
aside
blank verse
bombast
a figure of speech in which someone (usually, but not always…
words spoken by a character on stage that are meant to be hea…
unrhymed iambic pentameter
pretentious, exaggeratedly learned language
apostrophe
a figure of speech in which someone (usually, but not always…
aside
words spoken by a character on stage that are meant to be hea…
Literature terms Hon. World lit freshman
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Assonance
A story or poem that can have a hidden meaning
The occurrence of the same sound as the first letter over and…
A brief indirect reference to a person, place, or thing.
Repetition of a vowel sound in repeating words.
Allegory
A story or poem that can have a hidden meaning
Alliteration
The occurrence of the same sound as the first letter over and…
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World Lit Lit Terms 3
exposition
fantasy
farce
fiction
a work that explains, informs, or presents information
highly imaginative writing that contains elements not found i…
usually a play, an exaggerated comedy. Relies on improbable s…
writing that presents imaginary characters and events
exposition
a work that explains, informs, or presents information
fantasy
highly imaginative writing that contains elements not found i…
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AP Literature Lit. Terms #3
Chiasmus
Cliche
Colloquialism
Comedy
In poetry, a type of rhetorical balance in which the second p…
is a word or phrase, often a figure of speech, that has becom…
a word or phrase in everyday use in conversation and informal…
in general, a story that ends with a happy resolution of the…
Chiasmus
In poetry, a type of rhetorical balance in which the second p…
Cliche
is a word or phrase, often a figure of speech, that has becom…
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World Literature 2 Lit terms TL
symbolism
tone
IMAGERY
HYPERBOLE
the use of symbols to represent ideas or qualities
compound of composition, which shows the attitudes toward the…
literary term used for language and description that appeals…
derived from a Greek word meaning "over-casting" is a figure…
symbolism
the use of symbols to represent ideas or qualities
tone
compound of composition, which shows the attitudes toward the…
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LIT 101 - World Literature
Litera
What is literature
Types of creative expression
Contains Idealogy
Greek word for the ability to read and write
- expressed in written and oral form... - the conceptualization…
- fiction... - imagination... - appeals to human senses... - seeing th…
Literature is Powerful
Litera
Greek word for the ability to read and write
What is literature
- expressed in written and oral form... - the conceptualization…
World Literature: Spring Lit Terms Final
Oral Transmission
Oral Literature
Myths
Legends
the passing of stories by from person to person
The body of work created in this was in a particular culture
A particular story that is rooted in a particular culture
Stories coming down from the past, based on real events
Oral Transmission
the passing of stories by from person to person
Oral Literature
The body of work created in this was in a particular culture
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World Literature Final Exam lit. terms
theme
terza rima
proverb
paradox
central idea / insight of a work of literature
interlocking 3 line stanza form w/ the rhyme scheme aba, bcb,…
short saying that expresses a common truth or experience, usu…
apparent contradiction that is actually true... " she killed…
theme
central idea / insight of a work of literature
terza rima
interlocking 3 line stanza form w/ the rhyme scheme aba, bcb,…
world lit : japanese literature
what is the sacred tree?
define miyabi
what are the three treasure moods?
define wabi-sabi:
aka the sakaki tree... -represents shinto culture in japan
-"courtly elegance" or refinement ... -refers to aristocracy ele…
wabi-sabi, yugen, and mono no aware
-finding beauty in imperfection... -rustic and very simple... -acce…
what is the sacred tree?
aka the sakaki tree... -represents shinto culture in japan
define miyabi
-"courtly elegance" or refinement ... -refers to aristocracy ele…
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World Literature Vocabulary Terms 3
juxtapose
lethargy
ambiguous
inane
To place close together, especially in order to compare or co…
A great lack of energy; inactivity due to laziness; sluggishn…
Able to be interpreted in more than one way; not clear
Without sense or meaning; foolish
juxtapose
To place close together, especially in order to compare or co…
lethargy
A great lack of energy; inactivity due to laziness; sluggishn…
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Handbook to Literature Lit Terms
Accismus
Acmeism
Adonic Verse
Aesthetic Distance
a pretended refusal that is sincere or hypocritical
the name of a poetic movement founded in Russia in 1912 on th…
The measure that consists of a Dactyl and a Spondee (stress u…
A term used to describe the effect produced when an emotion o…
Accismus
a pretended refusal that is sincere or hypocritical
Acmeism
the name of a poetic movement founded in Russia in 1912 on th…
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Comp & Lit I: Term 3 Literature Review
protagonist
soliloquy
dialogue
dramatic irony
the leading character or major character
a lengthy speech in which a character expresses his or her in…
conversation between two or more people
a contradiction between what a character thinks or says and w…
protagonist
the leading character or major character
soliloquy
a lengthy speech in which a character expresses his or her in…
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World Literature terms 3
Centri
Gastro
Auto
Mono
Center
Stomach
Self
One
Centri
Center
Gastro
Stomach
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Handbook to Literature Lit Terms
Accismus
Acmeism
Adonic Verse
Aesthetic Distance
a pretended refusal that is sincere or hypocritical
the name of a poetic movement founded in Russia in 1912 on th…
The measure that consists of a Dactyl and a Spondee (stress u…
A term used to describe the effect produced when an emotion o…
Accismus
a pretended refusal that is sincere or hypocritical
Acmeism
the name of a poetic movement founded in Russia in 1912 on th…
AP Literature Lit Terms 3 1-50
Implicit
implied metaphor
in media res
indirect characterization
suggested or understood without being directly stated
compares 2 unlike things but it does so without mentioning on…
"into the middle of things" usually describes a narrative tha…
the process by which the personality of a character is reveal…
Implicit
suggested or understood without being directly stated
implied metaphor
compares 2 unlike things but it does so without mentioning on…
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AP Literature Vocabulary: Unit 3 (+ Lit Terms)
ancillary
bowdlerize
condescend
cozen
(adj.) subordinate or supplementary
(v.) to remove material considered offensive
(v.) to come down or stoop voluntarily to a lower level; to d…
(v.) to trick; to cheat or swindle
ancillary
(adj.) subordinate or supplementary
bowdlerize
(v.) to remove material considered offensive
WorldLit: Indian Literature
How many hymns are in the Rig Veda?
What language was the Rig Veda written…
How many Vedas are there?
Which of the 4 Vedas was most important?
1000
Sanskrit
4
Rig Veda
How many hymns are in the Rig Veda?
1000
What language was the Rig Veda written…
Sanskrit
World Lit Literature Exam
what is the main theme of Macbeth?
where is Macbeth set in?
how does Macbeth change throughout the…
what does light and darkness symbolize…
ambition unchecked will bring destruction
Scotland
At the beginning, he is a loyal warrior, but throughout the s…
Light is good... Darkness is evil/ something bad is abt to happen
what is the main theme of Macbeth?
ambition unchecked will bring destruction
where is Macbeth set in?
Scotland
IB Literature Lit Terms
allusion
antithesis
aphorism
apostrophe
figure of speech which makes brief reference to an historical…
a contrast or opposition of thoughts, usually in two phrases,…
a terse statement of known authorship which expresses a gener…
addressing someone or something not present as though present…
allusion
figure of speech which makes brief reference to an historical…
antithesis
a contrast or opposition of thoughts, usually in two phrases,…
Literature Terms--Lit Crit
ACTION
ALLEGORY
ALLITERATION
ANALOGY
The bare events in a story. Action should not be confused wit…
An extended story which carries a deeper meaning below the su…
A literary device which creates interest by the recurrence of…
A comparison between two things, or pairs of things, to revea…
ACTION
The bare events in a story. Action should not be confused wit…
ALLEGORY
An extended story which carries a deeper meaning below the su…
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World Literature Vocab 3
abasement
billowing
cower
enhance
(n.) humiliation; degradation
(adj.) swelling; fluttering; waving
(v.) to recoil in fear or servility; to shrink away from
(v.) to improve; to make better or clearer
abasement
(n.) humiliation; degradation
billowing
(adj.) swelling; fluttering; waving
Lit Terms examples in Literature
Animal Farm
She sells seashells down by the sea sh…
"Of vile, incurable sores on innocent…
"I ran all the way to the main gate, a…
(allegory) Allegory of communism. Manor Farm is allegorical o…
(alliteration) More examples include: Peper Piper picked a pe…
(allusion) Dulce et decorum est is an allusion forWorld War I…
(ambiguity) The words they and here used by Holden Caulfield…
Animal Farm
(allegory) Allegory of communism. Manor Farm is allegorical o…
She sells seashells down by the sea sh…
(alliteration) More examples include: Peper Piper picked a pe…
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7th Literature: Exam--Lit Terms
genre
prose
poetry
fiction
a type or category of artistic composition (literature, art,…
literature that is written in a style closely corresponding t…
writing that is highly structured and uses condensed, vivid l…
prose works of literature that are partly or totally imaginar…
genre
a type or category of artistic composition (literature, art,…
prose
literature that is written in a style closely corresponding t…
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Literature lit terms
Allusion
Conflict
Flashback
Personification
A reference in a work of literature to a person, place, or th…
A struggle between opposing forces or characters.
Events of the past in the midst of a story in the present.
A type of figurative language in which a nonhuman subject is…
Allusion
A reference in a work of literature to a person, place, or th…
Conflict
A struggle between opposing forces or characters.
Notgrass World Literature Terms, p 1-3
Plot
Freytag's Pyramid
Exposition
Narrative Hook
The story of a piece of fiction
A typical pattern of plot development in Greek and Shakespear…
In Freytag's Pyramid, laying out the situation and the backgr…
An event or description that gets you interested in the story…
Plot
The story of a piece of fiction
Freytag's Pyramid
A typical pattern of plot development in Greek and Shakespear…
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World Lit- Traditional Literature
What is the purpose of a fable?
What is the purpose of a myth?
What is the purpose of a legend?
What is the purpose of a folktale?
To teach a lesson
To explain a tradition or natural occurrence
To teach how to live one's life
To teach specific lessons in behavior
What is the purpose of a fable?
To teach a lesson
What is the purpose of a myth?
To explain a tradition or natural occurrence
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World lit: ancient literature
Aphorism
Example of an aphorism
Tao de Ching
Two purposes of the Tao de Ching
Short and sweet prfoumd idea
Fortune cookie
The way and its power
1) understanding of the universe... 2) survival
Aphorism
Short and sweet prfoumd idea
Example of an aphorism
Fortune cookie
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AP Literature Lit Terms
Ambiguity
Anaphora
Assonance
Asyndentation
word, phrase, statement that has multiple meanings
repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive…
vowel sound in a non- rhyming word
absence of a conjunction between parts of a sentence
Ambiguity
word, phrase, statement that has multiple meanings
Anaphora
repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive…
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Lit Terms: Roles in Literature
Symbol
Protagonist
Antagonist
Flashback
is a person, place, or object that stands for something else.…
is the main character in a piece of fiction
is that which provides the conflict
is when a present time narrative is interrupted to go back to…
Symbol
is a person, place, or object that stands for something else.…
Protagonist
is the main character in a piece of fiction
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World Literature - Unit 3/4 - Review Terms
plot
conflict
protagonist
antagonist
arrangement of incidents or events, the sequence of related a…
struggle between opposing forces
main character
an opposing character or rival
plot
arrangement of incidents or events, the sequence of related a…
conflict
struggle between opposing forces
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Foundations of Literature- Lit Terms
genre
plot (the story line)
plot diagram
exposition
A type of literature form- short story, poetry, novel, drama,…
the sequence of events in the story
1. exposition 2. narrative hook 3. rising action 4. climax 5.…
the point where the characters and the setting are introduced
genre
A type of literature form- short story, poetry, novel, drama,…
plot (the story line)
the sequence of events in the story
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Literature 8H Lit Terms
Plot
Conflict
Internal conflict
External conflict
The series of events in a story, that typically include the f…
A struggle between opposing forces, which could be external o…
Is a struggle that takes place within a character's own mind,…
Involves a struggle between a character and an outside force,…
Plot
The series of events in a story, that typically include the f…
Conflict
A struggle between opposing forces, which could be external o…
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AP LIT literature terms
allegory
allusion
alliteration
anaphora
a figure of speech in which abstract ideas and principles are…
reference to something else. Generally, when we consider some…
when words begin with the same sounds. Ex. "The west wind wen…
repetition of the same word or group of words at the beginnin…
allegory
a figure of speech in which abstract ideas and principles are…
allusion
reference to something else. Generally, when we consider some…
14 terms
World Lit Midterm Ancient Literature
Rig Veda
Mahabharata
King Sibi
Bhagavad-Gita(Yoga of Knowledge)
sacred text made up of many hymns; questions the creation of…
world's longest epic concerning the concept of dharma or dest…
a young king is tested by the gods about his duty to protect…
examens the choice of doing our duty and doing what is percei…
Rig Veda
sacred text made up of many hymns; questions the creation of…
Mahabharata
world's longest epic concerning the concept of dharma or dest…
76 terms
AP Literature Lit Terms
allusion
attitude
details (choice of details)
devices of sound
a reference in a work of literature to something outside of t…
the disposition toward or opinion of a subject by a speaker,…
the individual items or parts that make up a larger picture o…
the techniques of deploying the sound of words, especially in…
allusion
a reference in a work of literature to something outside of t…
attitude
the disposition toward or opinion of a subject by a speaker,…
AP Literature Lit Terms
allusion
analogy
anti hero
apostrophe
An implied or indirect reference to a person, event, or thing…
Relationship based on parallels or connections between ideas
Character that has characteristics opposite of a hero; clumsy…
Arrangement of words addressing a non-existent person of abst…
allusion
An implied or indirect reference to a person, event, or thing…
analogy
Relationship based on parallels or connections between ideas
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AP Literature Lit Terms
accent
allegory
alliteration
allusion
the stress on a certain syllable
Describes a story that contains a double meaning
The repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of at lea…
A reference within a work to a person, place, event, or anoth…
accent
the stress on a certain syllable
allegory
Describes a story that contains a double meaning
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World Lit Lit Terms
Allusion
Anecdote
Antagonist
Archetype
an expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
a short and interesting story or an amusing event often propo…
a person who actively opposes or is hostile to someone or som…
a very typical example of a certain person or thing.
Allusion
an expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
Anecdote
a short and interesting story or an amusing event often propo…
25 terms
World Literature MidTerm
Degraded
Tremulous
Sublime
Silhouette
Treated without any respect
Shaking or quivering slightly
So excellent, so beautiful, so awesome
Dark outline of something
Degraded
Treated without any respect
Tremulous
Shaking or quivering slightly
RLCA World Literature Unit 3 Literary Terms
An example of Antithesis
antithesis
allusion
parallelism
hatred stirs up strife, but love covers all sins
a figure of speech in which two opposing ideas are balanced
a reference to a statement, person, place, even, or thing tha…
the repetition of words, phrases, or sentences that have the…
An example of Antithesis
hatred stirs up strife, but love covers all sins
antithesis
a figure of speech in which two opposing ideas are balanced
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Lit terms Analysis of literature
fiction
Setting
Plot
Characters
narrative prose about characters and events from the author's…
the time and place in which a story takes place.
the progression of related events in a work of fiction. It or…
individuals who take part in the story's actions.
fiction
narrative prose about characters and events from the author's…
Setting
the time and place in which a story takes place.
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American Literature: Lit Terms
allegory
allusion
antagonist
aside
a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
an expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
a person or a group of people who opposes a protagonist (aka…
a remark or passage by a character in a play that is intended…
allegory
a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
allusion
an expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
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