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A reference to a historical figure, place, or event A reference to a historical figure, place, or event.
The teams competed in a David and Goliath struggle.
A broad comparison between two basically different things that have some points in common.
Aspirations toward space are not new. Consider the worm that becomes a butterfly.
A direct comparison between two basically different things. A simile is introduced by the words like or as.
My love is like a red, red rose.
An implied comparison between two basically different things. Is not introduced with the words like or as.
His eyes were daggers that cut right through me.
A great exaggeration to emphasize strong feeling.
I will love you until all the seas go dry.
Human characteristics are given to non-human animals, objects, or ideas.
My stereo walked out of my car.
An absent person or inanimate object is directly spoken to as though they were present.
Brutus:Ceasar, now be still. I killed not thee with half so good a will.
A part stands for the whole or vice versa.
The hands that created the work of art were masterful.
Hints given to the reader of what is to come.
The stalwart hero was doomed to suffer the destined end of his days.
The use of concrete details that appeal to the five senses.
Cold, wet leaves floating on moss- colored water.
A contrast between what is said and what is meant. Also, when things turn out different than what is expected.
The treacherous instrument is in thy hand, unbated and envenomed. The foul practice has turned itself on me. Laertes
The overall atmosphere or prevailing emotional feeling of a work.
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.
A seemingly self- contradictory statement that still is true.
The more we learn, the less we know.
A series of events that present and resolve a conflict. The story being told.
The plot of The Most Dangerous Game is that Rainsford is being hunted by General Zaroff.
The vantage point from which an author presents the action in a work.
1st person-tale related by a character in the story. I or me 3rd person-story told by someone not participating in the plot. he, she, they
The repetition of identical sounds at the ends of lines of poetry.
He clasps the crag with crooked hands Close to the sun in lonely lands from The Eagle
The repetition of identical sounds within a line of poetry.
We three shall flee across the sea to Italy. Or Hold infinity in the palm of your hand And eternity in an hour.
A slant rhyme or half rhyme occurs when the vowel sounds are not quite identical.
And on that cheek and oer that brow A mind at peace with all below
The time (both the time of day and period in history) and place in which the action of a literary work takes place.
Tiger! Tiger! burning bright In the forests of the night
The repeating of a sound, word, phrase, or more in a given literary work.
I sprang to the stirrup, and Jarvis, and he; I galloped, Derrick galloped, we galloped all three
The repetition of consonant sounds at the beginnings of words.
Swiftly, swiftly flew the ship
The repetition of similar vowel sounds followed by different consonant.
...that hoard, and sleep, and feed, and know not me.
The repetition of consonant sounds that are preceded by different vowel sounds.
Wherever we go Silence will fall like dews
The use of words whose sounds suggest the sounds made by objects or activities.
Blind eyes could blaze like meteors Other examples: buzz, hum, kiss Other examples: buzz, hum, kiss
Something concrete, such as an object, action, character, or scene that stands for something abstract such as a concept or an idea.
Do not go gentle into that good night Rage, Rage against the dying of the light
The main idea or underlying meaning of a literary work.
Dont judge a man until youve walked a mile in his shoes
Comparing two very dissimilar things. Usually involves cleverness and ingenuity.
Our love is like parallel lines This is also a simile.
A term naming an object is substituted for another word with which it is closely associated with.
Only through the sweat of your brow can you achieve success Sweat stands for hard work.
A pair of rhymed verse lines that contain a complete thought.
But if the while I think on thee, dear friend, All losses are restord and sorrows end.
Literary Elements Part 1 Conflict, Plot, Antagonist, and Protagonist,
Plot is the action or sequence of events in a literary work. It is a series of related events that build upon one another. Plots may be simple or complex,
The plot is how the author arranges events to develop his or her basic idea. It is the sequence of events in a story or play. The short story usually.
The people Look for some people. Write it down. By the water So there you are. Who will make it? You and I A long time What will they do?
Literary Terms We will be using these literary terms throughout the school year. You need to keep up with your notes. Dont lose your terms! You might be.
Elements of Fiction Mr. Dinkel Reading Setting Setting is the times and places in which the events of the story occur. Most stories have multiple settings.
Poetry is literature in verse form, a controlled arrangement of lines and stanzas. Poems use concise, musical, and emotionally charged language to express.
Literary Terms. denotation Dictionary definition of a word The word midnight means the middle of the night.
The. of and a to in is you that it he for.
Basic Elements of Poetry. Poetry and art go together as sources of creative expression. Sometimes, these two mediums even intertwine as a poet reflects.
A. as is a couldn’t does could has wouldn’t.
Short Story Terms. What is a Short Story? A short story is : a brief work of fiction where, usually, the main character faces a conflict that is worked.
Language Arts Poetry. PoetryPoetry Vocabulary Poetry is….. Define: A literary work in which special intensity is given to the expression of feelings.
Language Things you need to know.... Sentences (1) Simple sentences: A simple sentence contains a subject and a verb, and it expresses a complete thought.
Dolch Words the of and to a in that is was.
Poetry Terms/ Notes 9 th grade Mrs. Cook We dont read and write poetry because its cute. We read and write poetry because we are members of the human race.
Mexican poet Octavio Paz believes that “the poem is an original and unique creation, but it is also reading and recitation: participation.” Paz’s point.
Literary Elements The foundations of literature. Literary elements: Diction and Dialect Dialect is variation of a given language spoken in a particular.
Theme Language and techniques Setting Characters Events.
POETRY: TYPES AND DEVICES I can follow a set of instructions for a task written in informational text. I can tell the difference between the basic elements.
INTRODUCTION TO POETRY. Poetry is the most misunderstood form of writing. It is also arguably the purest form of writing. Poetry is a sense of the beautiful;
Poetry analysis Our objectives: Our objectives: To recognize the connotative and denotative meaning of words and how they are used. To recognize the connotative.
Literary Elements in Romeo and Juliet English 9. Allusion A literary Device that stimulates ideas, associations, and extra information in the reader’s.
Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night -By Dylan Thomas ( ) (Written in 1951)
SIFT A Literary Analysis Method. SIFT Method Symbol: examine the text and title for symbolism Images: identify images and sensory details Figures of Speech:
Go Figure! Figurative Language Recognizing Figurative Language The opposite of literal language is figurative language. Figurative language is language.
PoetryPoetry Vocabulary 1.Alliteration: –Repetition of initial consonant sounds –Example: Sister Suzy sat on the seashore until suddenly she was swallowed.
Allegory: A story in which the characters represent abstract qualities or ideas. For example, in westerns, the sheriff represents the good, and the outlaw.
Poetry Unit Narrative Poem A poem that tells a story. They have special appeal. This type of poetry uses elements that are used in short stories like.
WHATS POETRY?. A camera eye without a shutter: some famous writers on the subject of poetry the best words in their best order (S.T.Coleridge) the spontaneous.
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