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literature final

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TermDefinition
personification giving human-like characteristics to nonliving things or animals
poetry a kind of compressed language that uses figures of speech and imagery to appeal to emotion and imagination
end rhyme rhymes at the end of lines
alliteration repetition of beginning sounds of words
rhyme the repetition of accented vowel words
repetition repeated something
parody an imitation of the style a particular writer, artist, or genre with an exaggeration
irony a contrast between what is expected and what really happens
simile a comparison of two unlike things using like or as
rhythm a musical quality produced by the repetition of sound patterns
mood the overall emotion created by a work of literature
limerick a humorous five-lined verse that has a rhyme scheme of aabba
figurative language language that describes one thing in terms of something else and is not literally true
free verse poetry that is free of rhyme scheme
tone the attitude a writer shows toward an audience, a subject, or a character
onomatopoeia sound words
first person point of view when a person is telling the story as if they are in the story
third person point of view when a person writes from the perspective of someone outside the story
suspense the anxious curiosity the reader feels about what will happen next in a story
stanza a group of lines in a poem
protagonist the good guy in a story
antagonist the bad guy in a story
biography the story of a persons life written by another person
autobiography the story of a persons life written by that person
imagery language that appeals to the senses
conflict a struggle
setting the time and place of story
foreshadowing giving hints and clues to suggest events that will happen later in the plot
climax most exciting point of the story
short story a fictional narrative that is about five to twenty pages
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