Save
Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
focusNode
Didn't know it?
click below
 
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Know
0:00
share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

AP Lit. Fernando 4

AP Literary Devices for AP Lit. Exam

QuestionAnswer
Diction a speaker or writer's choice of words.
Didactic form of fiction or nonfiction that teaches a specific lesson or moral or provides a model of correct behavior or thinking.
Elegy a poem of mourning, usually about someone who has died.
Epanalepsis device of repetition in which the same expression (single word or phrase) is repeated both at the beginning and at the end of the line, clause, or sentence.
Epic a long narrative poem, writing in heightened language, which recounts the deeds of a heroic character who embodies the values of a particular society.
Epigraph a quotation or aphorism at the beginning of a literary work suggestive of the theme.
Epistrophe device of repetition in which the same expression ( single word or phrase) is repeated at the end of two or more lines, clauses, or sentences (it is the opposite of anaphora).
Epithet an adjective or adjective phrase applied to a person or thing that is frequently used to emphasize a characteristic quality. ex. "Father of our country" and "the great Emancipator."
Homeric epithet is a compound adjective used with a person or thing: "swift-footed Achilles"; "rosy-fingered dawn."
Essay a short piece of nonfiction prose in which the writer discusses some aspect of a subject.
Created by: fernando luna
 

 



Voices

Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards