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Literature Terms

Lit. Terms

QuestionAnswer
Allegory A story or poem in which most things mentioned actually stand for other people, events or for abstract ideas or qualities
Alliteration The repetition of the same or similar consonant sounds in words that are close togehter
Allusion
Allusion
Anecdote
Allusion
Analogy
Anecdote
Aphorism
Antagonist
Aphorism
Apostrophe
Assonance
Aphorism
Anecdote
Ballad
Blank Verse
Cadence
Cadence
Ballad
Aphorism
Blank Verse
Cliché
Cadence
Apostrophe
Climax
Conceit
Conceit
Conflict
Conflict
Static Character
Static Character
Dynamic Character
Dynamic Character
Round Character
Ballad
Flat Character
Blank Verse
Round Character
Cadence
Conflict
Connotation
Static Character
Conceit
Consonance
Dynamic Character
Couplet
Flat Character
Flat Character
Diction
Round Character
Epic
Dramatic Monologue
Epithet
Consonance
Elegy
Couplet
Epic
Diction
Epithet
Dramatic Monologue
Fable
Epic
Flashback
Epithet
Farce
Figure of Speech
Epithet
Flashback
Flashback
Foreshadowing
Figure of Speech
Free Verse
Hyperbole
Hyperbole
Iambic Pentameter
Idiom
Imagery
Foreshadowing
Imagery
Interior Monologue
Internal Rhyme
Internal Rhyme
Verbal Irony
Hyperbole
Situational Irony
Dramatic Irony
Verbal Irony
Lyric Poem
Dramatic Irony
Directly Stated Metaphor
Implied Metaphor
Extended Metaphor
Allegory A story or poem in which most things mentioned actually stand for other people, events or for abstract ideas or qualities
Extended Metaphor
Verbal Irony
Mixed Metaphor
Alliteration The repetition of the same or similar consonant sounds in words that are close togehter
Mixed Metaphor
Dramatic Irony
Meter
Lyric Poem
Octave
Directly Stated Metaphor
Implied Metaphor
Ode
Meter
Allusion
Dead Metaphor
Analogy
Ode
Meter
Protagonist
Octave
Pun
Allegory A story or poem in which most things mentioned actually stand for other people, events or for abstract ideas or qualities
Anecdote
Antagonist The repetition of the same or similar consonant sounds in words that are close togehter
Personification
Oxymoron
Aphorism
Apostrophe
Assonance
Ballad
Blank Verse
Cadence
Parody
End Rhyme
Cliché
Climax
Conceit
Conflict
Static Character
Cadence
Dynamic Character
Cliché
Flat Character
Round Character
Conceit
Connotation
Consonance
Couplet
Diction
Dramatic Monologue
Soliloquy
Elegy
English Sonnet
Epic
Epithet
Fable
Farce
Rhythm
Figure of Speech
Satire
Flashback
Foreshadowing
Free Verse
Hyperbole
Iambic Pentameter
English Sonnet
Idiom
Imagery
Interior Monologue
Symbolism
Tone
Internal Rhyme
Tragedy
Verbal Irony
Understatement
Situational Irony
Dramatic Irony
Lyric Poem
Vernacular
Understatement
Directly Stated Metaphor
Implied Metaphor
Epic
Extended Metaphor
Epithet
Dead Metaphor
Fable
Mixed Metaphor
Meter
Octave
Ode
Flashback
Onomatopoeia
Foreshadowing
Oxymoron
Free Verse
Paradox
Parody
Personification
Imagery
Protagonist
Interior Monologue
Pun
Quatrain
Rhetorical Question
Dramatic Irony
Lyric Poem
Directly Stated Metaphor
Internal Rhyme
Implied Metaphor
End Rhyme
Extended Metaphor
Rhyme Scheme
Mixed Metaphor
Meter
Rhythm
Satire
Sestet
Oxymoron
Simile
Parody
Soliloquy
Personification
Italian Sonnet
English Sonnet
Stream of Consciousness
Suspense
Symbolism
Synesthesia
Theme
Tone
Tragedy
Rhetorical Question
Understatement
Internal Rhyme
Vernacular
Rhyme Scheme
Rhythm
Satire
Sestet
Simile
Soliloquy
Italian Sonnet
English Sonnet
Stream of Consciousness
Suspense
Symbolism
Synesthesia
Theme
Tone
Tragedy
Understatement
Vernacular