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Semester 1 Vocab

Viking Vocabulary Terms for Final Exam

QuestionAnswer
Anecdote A brief story or tale told by a character in a piece of literature
Allusion a figure of speech which makes brief, even casual references to a historical or literary figure, event, or object to create a connection with the reader
Sarcasm A sharp hurtful remark. A form of verbal irony in which praise of something is actually harshly critical.
Paradox A statement that seems contradictory, but is actually true.
Onomatopoeia A word capturing or approximating the sound of what it describes
Diction Author's word choice.
Tone The attitude a literary work takes towards its subject and theme. It reflects the narrator's attitude.
Mood The feeling resulting from the tone of a piece as well as the writer’s attitude and point of view.
Theme A central or dominant idea or concern of a work: the main idea or meaning
Hyperbole Exaggeration
Alliteration The repetition of similar sounding words within a group of words
Denotation The dictionary definition
Connotation what is implied by a word or phrase
Analogy A comparison between two things, ideas, places, or people
Simile A comparison between two things using “like” or “as”
Metaphor A comparison between two things without using "like" or "as"
Sensory Details Including descriptions of the five senses to engage the reader: sight, touch, taste, smell, and sound.
Rhyme Scheme Ordered pattern of rhymes at the ends of lines in poetry.
Genre A category of art (music or literature) characterized by similarities in form, style, or subject matter.
Foreshadow A hint at things to come in a story or play.
Climax the most intense, exciting, or important point of something
Falling Action: the part of a literary plot that occurs after the climax has been reached and the conflict has been resolved
Rising Action: a series of related incidents build toward the point of greatest interest
Exposition: introduce background information about events, settings, characters etc. to the audience or readers
Resolution: Explores the consequences of the actions of the characters and the problems are either resolved or an invaluable lesson has been learned.
Personification Treating an abstraction or non-human object as if it were an human by giving it human qualities.
Created by: amanda.pinther