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LA finals

Gramar, vocab, literary terms

QuestionAnswer
Personification giving human characteristics to a non - human thing
Alliteration the repetition of the same initial consonant sound in a series of words
Imagery means to use figurative language to represent objects, actions, and ideas in such a way that it appeals to our physical senses
Allusion a reference to a person, place, or event from literature, sports, history, movies or the arts
Biblical Allusion a reference to something in the Bible
Idiom a group of words whose collective meaning is quite different from their individual, literal meaning
Simile a comparison that shows similarities between 2 unlike things using like or as
Metaphor the resemblance of 2 contradictory or different objects is made based on a single or some common characteristics; like a simile but does not use like or as
Hyperbole using exaggeration to create an effect
Onamonapia creates a sound effect that mimics the thing described, making the description more expressive and interesting
Characterization describes characters in a story; indirect and direct characterization
Direct characterization when the author or another character tells you directly what the character is like in a story; helps the reader understand what kind of character they'll read about
Indirect characterization when the author shows the audience what kind of person a character is - through their thoughts, words, and deeds; audience makes inferences - why a character would say or do something
Conflict a literary element that involves a struggle between two opposing forces
Character v Character when a character struggles against another character or numerous characters in a story
Character v Self a conflict that a character has internally, this is central to their character and must be solved alone
Character v Society when a character is faced with a challenge from their society (traditions, laws or institutions)
Character v Nature when a character conflicts with a force of nature
First Person a character inside the story tells their emotions and thoughts; in this kind of narrative, you're inside a character's head, watching the story unfold from their eyes
Second Person belongs to person (or people) being addressed; the "you" perspective
Third Person Limited narrator only relates his/her own thoughts, feelings, and knowledge of various situations and other characters
Third Person Omniscient "all knowing" → narrator knows all the thoughts and feelings of all characters in the story
Mood the effect of the writer's words on the reader; how the writer's words make us feel → can be shown through the setting and atmosphere
Tone the author's attitude towards the audience, the subject, or the character
Irony a figure of speech in which words are used in such a way that their intended meaning is different from the actual meaning of the words
Dramatic Irony we (the reader or audience) knows something a character doesn't know
Situational Irony when what happens is the opposite of what we expected to happen; a contrast between expectation and reality; the most often referenced type of of irony
HOST enemy
VENT to fan, to blow
FID to believe, trust
TRACT to draw, drag
LUD game; to play
MANTL cloak
DENS thick
Meager not plentiful
Emaciated very thin; starving
Attentive interested and careful
Abbreviate to make shorter
Prolong to extend the time of; draw out
Levitate to cause to hover or float above the ground
Leverage something which gives help or advantage
Oppress to keep down by force
Brutality cruel violence
Elevate to lift up
Gravity seriousness
Grave very serious
Aerated to fill with air; to expose to air
Inflate to make bigger
Expire to come to an end
Aspire to aim; to have as a goal
Recount to tell; to describe
Mythical not existing in reality; made up
Mythology group of stories associated with a subject or culture
Fabled legendary; famous
Narrative a story
Ideal perfectly suitable
Conscience the part of the mind which tells the difference between right and wrong
Scientific based on proven facts
Certainty something not in doubt
Savvy cleverness; understanding
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