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Ger vocab- Lit2

German vocab- Literature and criticism (genre, author and composition)

ballad die Ballade
hyme die Hymne
proverb das Sprichwort
didactic poem das Lehrgedicht
fable die Fabel
parable die Parabel
satire die Satire
parody die Parodiue
legend die Legende
epic die Epik/das Epos
mock epic das komisches Epos
courtly romance das höfisches Epos
murder mystery die Kriminalgeschichte
adventure story die Abenteuergeschichte
problem novel der Zeitroman
social novel der Gesellschaftsroman
developmental novel (bildungsroman) der Bildungsroman
artist novel der Künstlerroman
educational novel der Erziehungsroman
dissertation die Dissertation
nonfiction book das Sachbuch
diary das Tagebuch
memoirs die Memoiren
children's literature die Kinderliteratur
teen lit die Jugendliteratur
women's writing die Frauenliteratur
light reading, easy reading die Unterhaltungslektüre
writer, author der Verfasser(in)
writer, poet der Dichter(in)
novelist der Romanautor(in)
essayist der Essayist(in)
metrics die Metrik, die Verslehre
metre das Metrum, das Versmaß
initial/end rhyme der Anfangs/Endreim
alliteration der Stabreim
cross-rhyme der Kreuzreim
episode die Episode
twist die Wendung
flashback die Rückwendung, die Rückblende
foreshadowing die Vorausdeutung
stream of consciousness der Bewussseitsstrom
motif, theme das Motiv
leitmotiv das Leitmotiv
the central/uniting theme, the golden thread der rote Faden
(in)direct speech die (in)direkte Rede
introduction die Einleitung
preface das Vorwort
quotation das Zitat
note die Anmerkung
section, part, extract der Abschnitt
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