English Literature words

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English Literature words
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2011-10-27 22:32:04
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literature words
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literature words it is sort of obvious
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  1. words and phrases that evoke the sense
    imagery
  2. reference to a well known person, place, event, literary work, or work of art
    allusion
  3. association that people get when they hear or read a word
    connotation
  4. the dictionary definition
    denotation
  5. extreme exaggeration
    hyperbole
  6. poem meant to be sung that tells a story
    ballad
  7. non-human is given human characteristics
    personification
  8. a comparison using like or as
    simile
  9. implied comparison not using like or as
    mataphor
  10. anything that stands or represents something else
    symbol
  11. a character in conflict with teh main character
    antagonist
  12. main character of story
    protagonist
  13. point of story where conflict no longer exists
    -----------or
    point of highest action
    climax
  14. struggle between oppposing forces
    conflict
  15. difference between expectations and reality; unexpectes happens
    irony
  16. atmosphere of a story determined by the reader
    mood
  17. attitude of the author
    tone

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