Blank Verse un-rhyming verse written in iambic pentameter. It has 10 syllables per line
narrative A written work that comes in the form of a “story”
Ballad any light, simple song, especially one of sentimental or romantic character, having two or more stanzas all sung to the same melody.
Lyric having the form and musical quality of a song, and especially the character of a songlike outpouring of the poet's own thoughts and feelings, as distinguished from epic and dramatic poetry.
Sonnet a poem of 14 lines, usually in iambic pentameter, with rhymes arranged according to one of certain definite schemes
Literary Period The time frame in which a work was written as it portrays the characteristics consistent with other works written in the same time. Ex. Modernism
Stream of Consciousness a literary style in which a character's thoughts, feelings, and reactions are depicted in a continuous flow uninterrupted by objective description or conventional dialogue
Irony the expression of one's meaning by using language that normally signifies the opposite, typically for humorous or emphatic effect
Sarcasm the use of irony to mock or convey contempt
Situational Irony irony involving a situation in which actions have an effect that is opposite from what was intended, so that the outcome is contrary to what was expected.
Dramatic Irony Irony in a play in which the audience knows something that the characters do not.
Verbal Irony When a person says or writes one thing and means another, or uses words to convey a meaning that is the opposite of the literal meaning.
Satire the use of humor, irony, exaggeration, or ridicule to expose and criticize people's stupidity or vices, particularly in the context of contemporary politics and other topical issues Ex. Family Guy
Figurative Language Similes, metaphors, imagery, ways to describes things in vivid detail and with comparisons