Flashcards in Literary And Poetry Terms Pg.5 Deck (11):
The exact meaning/sense, which is clearly stated or implied.
Expressive, non literal use of language for special effects, usually though imagery/images.
The dictionary definition; the primary meaning of a word.
A secondary meaning suggested by a word in addition to its literal, denotive meaning.
Readers tension, as she or he is unsure of future events.
The use of hints or clues to suggest future action.
Return to a past event.
A figure of speech in which an animal, object, natural force or idea is given personality or described as if it were human; giving human qualities to inanimate things.
The feeling and emotional quality, the atmosphere a piece of writing creats.
The attitude the author has toward her/his topic of writing.