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Literary Terms

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4 literary term used to describe the events that make up a story or the main part of a story
5 A literary work in which human vice or folly is attacked through irony, derision, or wit.
6 a literary device which can be defined as a concise and brief story intended to provide a moral lesson at the end.
8 a figure of speech which makes an implicit, implied or hidden comparison between two things that are unrelated but share some common characteristics
9 literary device that can be defined as a foot containing unaccented and short syllables followed by a long and accented syllable in a single line of a poem (unstressed/stressed syllables).
10 In literature, a conflict is a literary element that involves a struggle between two opposing forces usually a protagonist and an antagonist.
12 describes a narrative that begins, not at the beginning of a story, but somewhere in the middle usually at some crucial point in the action.
14 verse with four lines, or even a full poem containing four lines, having an independent and separate theme. Often one line consists of alternating rhyme
15 a figure of speech in which words are used in such a way that their intended meaning is different from the actual meaning of the words
16 The representation of abstract ideas or principles by characters, figures, or events in narrative, dramatic, or pictorial form.
17 language used by the people of a specific area, class, district or any other group of people. The term dialect involves the spelling, sounds, grammar and pronunciation used by a particular group of people and it distinguishes them from other people
19 the voice that speaks behind the scene
21 the type of art, literature or music characterized by a specific form, content and style
22 literary element that evokes certain feelings or vibes in readers through words and descriptions.
1 attitude of a writer toward a subject or an audience.
2 a literary term that is defined as a use of specific phrases and words by writers in a particular situation, profession or trade.
3 A seemingly contradictory statement that may nonetheless be true
7 a figure of speech in which a thing, an idea or an animal is given human attributes. The non-human objects are portrayed in such a way that we feel they have the ability to act like human beings.
9 to use figurative language to represent objects, actions and ideas in such a way that it appeals to our physical senses.
11 a literary term that is defined as a use of specific phrases and words by writers in a particular situation, profession or trade
13 a figure of speech, which presents a short story typically with a moral lesson at the end
18 kind of drama that presents a serious subject matter about human suffering and corresponding terrible events in a dignified manner.
19 environment or surrounding in which an event or story takes place
20 long narrative poem, which is usually related to heroic deeds of a person of an unusual courage and unparalleled bravery
23 a literary technique that is lyrical in nature, but not very lengthy
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