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unit of action in dramas or plays

Act

2

characters represent ideas about life; strong moral

Allegory

3

reference to a person, place or thing in history or work of lit.

Allusion

4

comparison of 2 or more objects that suggest they are alike

Analogy

5

brief account of an incident usually intended to make a point

Anecdote

6

repetition of constant sounds; beginning of words

Alliteration

7

character in opposition to the protagonist

Antagonist

8

actor's speech to audience; not heard by stage people

Aside

9

repetition of vowel sounds; in poetry lines

Assonance

10

readers or viewers writer is addressing

Audience

11

writer of book, article, or text

Author

12

reason for creating a particular work

Author's Purpose

13

nonfiction story one writes about his or her life

Autobiography

14

poem telling a story; sung or recited

Ballad

15

story of persons life written by someone else

Biography

16

unrhymed iambic pentameter

Blank Verse

17

pause/sudden break in line of poetry

Caesura

18

2 events related; one causes the other

Cause and Effect

19

person responsible for thoughts/actions within a story

Character

20

person's habits in picture; physical appearance; comic/absurd way

Caricature

21

character serves as contrast/conflict to another

Foil

22

main character; actions are noble/inspiring

Hero/Heroine

23

central to plot of story

Main characters

24

less important;interacts with main

Minor Characters

25

techniques used by writers to create characters

Characterization

26

personality of character

Character Trait

27

changes throughout course of story

Dynamic Character

28

little info is provided to him/her

Flat Character

29

doesn't directly state traits; draws conclusions based upon author's clues

Indirect Cahracterization

30

fully described by author

Round Character

31

changes very little or none at all

Static Character

32

see refrain

Chorus

33

order in which events happen

Chronological Order

34

reader's process pausing occasionally to understand

Clarifying

35

figurative language containing overused expressions

Cliche

36

highest point in the story

Climax

37

dramatic work; light and humorous; ends happily usually

Comedy

38

process of identifying similarities

Comparison

39

poetry uses physical or visual form to present message

Concrete Poetry

40

struggle between opposing forces

Conflict

41

most important conflict in story

Central Conflict

42

between main character and outside force

External Conflict

43

takes place in main characters mind(person vs self)

Internal Conflict

44

relating content to his own knowledge and experience

Connecting

45

idea/feeling associated; opposed to dictionary definition

Connotation

46

repetition of constant sounds anywhere in lines

Consonance

47

hints surround words clarifying their meaning

Context Clues

48

pointing out differences between different things

Contrast

49

rhymed pair of lines

Couplet

50

dictionary meaning of a word

Denotation

51

language spoken in particular place or by those people

Dialect

52

conversation between characters

Dialogue

53

performed by actors before audience

Drama

54

combining several information to make inferences

Drawing Conclusions

55

character reveals innermost feelings or thoughts

Dramatic Monologue

56

song poem expresses sorrow; usually for one who has died

Elegy

57

incomplete syntax at end of line; running into next line

Enjambment

58

short; ridicules thought or event; with sarcasm

Epigram

59

teaches a lesson about human nature

Fable

60

can be proved; reflects the writers/speakers belief

Fact and Opinion

61

see plot

Falling Action

62

contains at least 1 fantastic or unreal element

Fantasy

63

traditions, customs, stories; passed down within a culture

Folklore

64

meter unit within a line of poetry

Foot

65

writer provides clues or hints that predict future events

Foreshadowing

66

no regular patterns, of rhyme; captures ordinary speech

Free Verse

67

broad statement about entire group

Generalization

68

4 main types; fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama

Genre

69

Japanese; 3 lines; 1st and 3rd, 5 syll.; 2nd, 7 syll.

Haiku

70

2 successive rhyming lines; complete thought

Heroic Couplet or Closed Couplet

71

past time period; may refer to actual people and past events

Historical Fiction

72

mysterious, supernatural events; sense of terror

Horror Fiction

73

provides laughter/amusement

Humor

74

truth is exaggerated for humorous effect

Hyperbole

75

see meter

Iambic Pentameter

76

means something different from what the words actually say

Idiom

77

words and phrases that appeal to the 5 senses

Imagery

78

logical guess based on evidence in text

Inference

79

opposite; phrases and structures used to draw attention

Antithesis

80

'Against time"

Anachroism

81

pattern of repeating a word(form of repetition)

Anadiplosis

82

letters are rearranged to form a new word

Anagram