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Ap literture

Ap lit terms

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Novel A length style of writing that usually has a plot unfolded by the actions and thoughts of the character.
Narrator to tell a story or give a running commentary in a work of literature or drama
nonfiction a work of literature that is compltly fact
Novella A short form of a novel
dramatic point of view we are told an experience and are left alone to infer our own feelings as an observer
octave first eight line s of a sonnet
Omniscient narrator insight of what the charters think and feels
open form unconventional poetic structer
overstatement making something seem more important then it is
paradox contradictory words.
Parallelism a pattern with in a group of sentences.
parody satirical criticism or comic mockery of society
persona the person understood to be speaking or writing in a work of literature
personification giving human traits to a no living thing
picaresque novel Early form of novel usually in first person
plot events that makes up a story
first person narrator narration done in first person
pun word play were one word has two or more meaning
realism representation of reality
refrain repeating phrase or verse
regionalism fiction that soecifically focus on a specific feature
romanticism form of lit emphsising emotions
satire literary works poking fun at society
scansion describes rythem of poetry
scene scenirio in a work of lit
setting where a story takes place
short story story with a fully devolped theme and plot just shorter
simile comparisons using like or as
soliloquy a speech
stream of conscious presents thought and feeling of singular character
surrealism express workings of the subconscious
suspens a moment of unknowing /mystery
symbol an object that represents something else
theme the subject
tone writers attude towards a certain subject
tragedy a type of work were the main character is brought to id demise
tragic flaw cause of a characters demise
tragic irony irony in a tragedy
understatements statement the lessens the point
unreliable narration narrioters who may not be reliable
vulgate common version
diction authors choice of words
syntax pattern in sentence formation
colloquial English english slang
concrete diction describes qualities that appeal to the five seances
abstract diction describes concepts
contation second meaning of a word
denotion literl meaning of a word
dialect regional accent
auditory imagery imagery appealing to the sense of hearing
visual imagery imagery appealing to seeing
tactile imagery imagery involving touch
olfactory imagery imagery involving smell
gustatory imagery appeles to the sense of taste
allagorey extended metaphor
aliteration repitiosn of words that sound a like or begin with the first same letter
allusion reference to something else
ancedote a short account of a specific incident
antithesis direct opposite
apostrophe figure of speech wen someone not there is addressed
archetype generic inforation
assonence repetition of vowel sounds
cacophony harsh mixture of sounds
figure of speech an expresssion
hyperbole EXAGERATION
imagary LANGUAGE THE ALLOWS THE READER TO FORM A VISUAL IMAGE
metaphor A REPRESENTATIONAL
metonmy USING A CONCEPT OF LITEL WORD
first person narrator STORY TOLD FROM THE NARRATORS POV
fiction IMAGAINARY WORKS
flash back A MEMOEY
round character A DEVOLPED CHARCTER
FLAT CHACTER NO DEVOLPED
MEDIA IN RES BEGINING WORKS AT A DRAMATIC POINT
INTERIOR MONOLOUGE MONULOUGE EXPRESSING INNER THOUGGHTS
LIMTED THIRD PARTY POV NARRATOR REVES EVERYONES THOUGHTS
OMNISCIENT POV NARRATORS ABLE TO SEE ALL
LOCAL COLOR REGIONALISM
MAGICAL REALISM MAGIC PRESENTED IN REALITY
ANTAGONIST OPRESSED
PROTAGONIST OPRESSIVE
HERO main character
ANTI HERO rebellious main character
CLIMAX point of greatest tension
ANTI CLIMAX a drop from an important, dignified idea
ATMOSPHERE how setting affects the moos
DYNAMIC alot of changed
STATIC no change
CHARCTERIZATION description of a charcter
CONFLICT struggle between opposing forces
CRISIS turning point
DENOUNCEMENT outcome of a situation
EPISTOLARY NOVEL series of document correspondence
EXPOSITION opening information
FALLING ACTION action that follows the turning point
aside short speech informing audience on what he or she is planning to do
comedy an event or series of event that are meant to be a musing
comic relief a humorse scene in the middle of a tragic or serious scene used to break tension
drama play
dramatic irony when words mena something diffrent to the reader then the charcters
foreshadowing when a author hints a certain plot developments
hubris lost of contact with rality
irony goes against the original intention of the word
cosmic irony an unknown force rings dreadful dife events
irony of fate fate destiny toys with human emotions (cosmic irony
verbal irony statment when words aren't their literal meaning
catharsis purging of emotions
monologue short speech in lit
motivation cause of a charcters behavior
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