Unit 4 English Vocab

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Unit 4 English Vocab
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2012-10-02 13:35:22
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Vocab terms for unit 4
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  1. When the character's speech is styled acording to his/her social station, or the occasion
    Decorum
  2. A melancholy song for the dead 
    Dirge
  3. Grating or incompatible sounds 
    Dissonance
  4. Crude, simplistic verse which is often in a sing-song rhyme
    Doggerel
  5. The things that support and develop the themes
    Details
  6. A poem that meditates on death or mortality in a serious, thoughtful, and meaningful way
    Elegy 
  7. Repetition of words/ clauses/phrases/sentences but when the meaning shifts or changes as the poem progresses
    Incremental repetition
  8. A long narrative poem with a serious theme that typically deals with a glorious or profound subject matter
    Epic
  9. Poetry that explores the author's personal interpretation of the world or feelings about it; emotional melodiousness
    Lyric 
  10. When the hero is stereotypically very good, the heroine is stereotypically very pure, and the villain is stereotypically horrible and evil
    Melodramatic
  11. The protaginist's arch enemy who produces supreme or persistent difficulty for that character
    Nemesis
  12. Treatment of the subject matter is impersonal or has an outsiders view
    Objectivity
  13. Uses the interior or personal view of a single observer 
    Subjectivity

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