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Lesson 18 Literature

TermDefinition
autobiography the story of a person's life, written by that person
biography the story of a person's life, written by someone else
flashback a scene that is set at a time earlier than the main events of the story
folklore the traditional tales and beliefs of a people
genre a type of literature or art
metaphor a figure of speach in which one thing is described as if it were another
onomatopoeia the use of words that imitate the sounds they stand for
prose ordinary speech or writing that does not have a regular rhythm
proverb a short saying that expresses a truth or gives advice
simile a figure of speech that uses like or as to compare two things that are not alike
Created by: Mr. Brown