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Exam Study Guide

Nathaniel Hawthorne Scarlet Letter & Minister's Black Veil
Washington Irving The Devil in Tom Walker
Langston Hughes I, too
Angela De Hoyos To Walt Whitman
Michel- Guillaume Jean de Crevecoeur Letters from an American Farmer
Ralph Waldo Emerson Nature , Self Reliance
Edward Taylor Huswifery
Jonathan Edwards Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God
Walt Whitman I hear America Singing
Abigail Adams Letter to Her Daughter From the New White House
Olaudah Equiano The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano
Henry David Thoreau Civil Disobedience
Arthur Miller Crucible
Edgar Allan Poe Fall of the House of Usher , The Raven ,
Abraham Lincoln Dear Mrs. Bixby
Ann Bradstreet Letter to my Dear Loving Husband
Metaphor two things that aren't alike compared “a mighty fortress is our god”
Simile two unlike things compared using like or as
Juxtaposition the state of being close together to compare “the young and the old”
Paradox statement that is contradictory or opposed to common sense “bittersweet”
Assonance repetition of vowels in neighboring words “it beats as it sweeps as it cleans”
Consonance repetition of consonants “pitter patter”
Alliteration repeated first consonant “ladera’s lizard licks lips.”
Onomatopoeia words that sound like objects they name “zip, meow” zipper & cat
Indirect Characterization self explanatory
Direct Characterization self explanatory
Scansion Iamb (2 syllables: unstressed & stressed) Trochee (stressed & unstressed Anapest (Unstressed, unstressed, stressed) Dactyl (stressed, unstressed, unstressed) Spondee (stressed, stressed) Pyrrhic (unstressed, unstressed)
Meters 1 foot – monometer 2 feet – dimeter 3 feet – trimester 4 feet – tetrameter 5 feet – pentameter 6feet – hexameter 7 feet – heptameter 8 feet – octometer 9 feet – nanometer
Metonymy related objects or concepts
Synecdoche part of something used to be described other as a whole
Analogy two unlike things being compared
Allusion Referring to something
Symbol represents objects, idea, people
Imagery painting mental picture
Parallelism comparing two things
Anaphora repetition of words in more than one line
Single Effect Edgar Allan Poe
Three Fireside poets Oliver Wendall Holmes John Greenleaf Whittier Henry Wadsworth Long fellow
Types of love Agape Philia/Philial Eros
Parable Teaches a moral lesson
Themes Implicit & Explicit
Implicit? Implied
Explicit? Somewhere in the story it is explained
The Tide Rises, the Tide Falls Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Types of Irony Situation, Verbal, Dramatic
Frame Story A story within a story
Euphonious Good sounding
Cacophony Harsh mixture of words
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