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LA Lit Terms 3-4

LA Lit Terms for "The View From Saturday"

Point of View -Def. The perspective from which a story is told. The voice telling the story.
Point of View - Ex. Mrs. Olinski - 3rd Noah - 1st
Simile - Def. Using like or as to compare something
Simile - Ex. Trading coupons was a lot like playing Go Fish
Allusion - Def. A usually brief, often causal reference to some other person, even, or thing. (usually someone famous in literature)
Allusion - Ex. T.S. Elliot Alice in Wonderland Raphael Cpainter Mad Tea Party
Flashback - Def. A section of a novel that interrupts the Chronological sequence of events to relate something that happend at an earlier time.
Flashback - Ex. Noah at the wedding How Mrs. Oliski selects the Team Grandpa Izzy meeting Margert
Pun - Def. A play of words in which two different meanings for the same word, or two words that sound the same, are used humorously.
Pun - Ex. I would be living in the state of divorce and New York. Gingers is a genius of her genus.
Foreshadowing - Def. Hints of suggestions about something that will occur later in the novel.
Foreshadowing - Ex. Yet-to-come moment Mrs. Olinski finally understands why she chose the members of her Academic Bowl Team
Idioms - Def. A figurative expression with a meaning beyond the literal meaning of the words in the phase.
Idioms - Ex. It is trying to stand on your own two feet especially when you don't have a leg to stand on, so to speak. Break a leg.
Personification - Def. When an author grants lifelike qualities to nonhuman objects.
Personification - Ex. The rain battered the car. The wipers danced back and fourth.
Decorum dignified propriety of behavior, speech, dress
Superb admirably fine or excellent; extremely good
Domiciles a place of residence; abode; house or home
Bickering to engage in petulant or peevish argument
Courteous having or showing good manners
Hover to hang fluttering or suspended in the air
Trounce to beat severely
Protruding to project
Podium a small platform for the conductor of an orchestra
Incandescently glowing or white with heat
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