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CAHSEE Lit Terms

CAHSEE Literary Terms

Foil two characters whose characteristics seem more extreme when you compare them to each other
Symbolism use real things to represent something else
Allegory a story with a moral
Soliloquy when a character makes a long speech to the audience
Opinion the emotions, evaluations, and reactions of one person
Simile a comparison using "like" or "as"
Genre a category or type
Aside lines said by characters to the audience
Dialogue conversation between two or more people
Statistics numbers that provide evidence
Imagery writer describes things using the five senses
Monologue a speech made by one character
Setting the location and time of a piece of literature
Repetition the use of the same ideas, images and sounds more than once
Fact information that can be verified, the truth
Irony words that are the opposite of the real meaning of the words
Metaphor a comparison between two things
Mood the feeling the reader gets when they read
Tone the feeling the writer is trying to give through their words
Created by: kevans