Save
Busy. Please wait.
Log in with Clever
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever
or

Username is available taken
show password


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.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See 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

Literary Elements 09

lit elements

QuestionAnswer
irony when one thing is expected to happen or be and the exact opposite occurs.
symbol the use of any object, person, place or action that both has a meaning in itself and that stands for something larger than itself
foreshadowing the use in a literary work of clues that suggest events that have yet to occur
setting the background against which action takes place
mood the feeling created in the reader by a literary work or passage
imagery the words or phrases a writer uses to represent persons, objects, actions...by appealing to the five senses
protagonist the central character and focus of interest who is trying to accomplish or overcome an adversity
antagonist the character opposing the protagonist
simile a comparison of two different things or ideas through the use of the words like or as
metaphor a comparison of two unlike things not using like or as
personification writing that gives animals, inanimate objects or abstract ideas human characteristics
pun a play on words that are identical or similar in sound but have sharply different meanings.
oxymoron a form of paradox that combines a pair of opposite terms into a single unusual expression
hyperbole a deliberate, extravagant and often outrageous exaggeration
inciting incident interrupts the peace and balance of the situation, and one or more of the characters comes into conflict with an outside force, himself, or another character
onomatopoeia a word that imitates the sound it represents
verbal irony saying one thing and meaning another
situational irony events turn out differently than expected
dramatic when the audience knows more than the characters
Created by: Lidiak
Popular Miscellaneous sets

 

 



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