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  1. what was it called when the  puritan influence diminished and English ,orality reached its lowest point
    restoration
  2. a belief in impersonal God
    deism
  3. the stressing of certain syllables or words
    accent
  4. the false teaching that the humna mind cannot know whether God and the human soul exists
    aanosticism
  5. a narrative in which the characters, places, and events represent certain abstract qualities
    allegory
  6. the repetition of the same consonant sounds
    alliteration
  7. a reference to mythology, history, or a loterary work
    allusion
  8. a comparision  of two different things tha may share common charateristics
    analogy
  9. the opponent or force  in conflict with the protaganist
    antagonist
  10. words addressed to an inanimate object as if it were alive or to an absent person as if he were present
    apostrophe
  11. a dramatic effect in which a character directly adresses either the audience or another character
    aside
  12. another name for the Neoclassical Age and the Age of Pope
    Augustan age
  13. a shirt,  narritive folk song which tells of a single event in an objective manner
    ballad
  14. an imitation bu a modern peot of the early English and scottish popular ballads
    art ballad
  15. a four line stanza with foir accented iambic syllables in lines one and three
    ballad stanza
  16. the deterministic doctrine of two American pscbologist  J.B. Watson and B. F. Skinner
    behavoirism
  17. unrhymed iambic pertamiter
    blank verse
  18. a unique type of romantic charcter developed by byrin and closelt associatedwith him.
    Byrinic
  19. a pause or break in a line of peotry
    caesura
  20. a popular art form which orifinated in medievalFrance and spread to other contries in the twekfth and thirteenth centuries
    carol
  21. lyricists of a lighthearted nature who emphasied the the pleasure of this world
    Cavalier poets
  22. the portrayal of th eimafinary persons who carry out the action of the plot in a novel or a story
    characterization
  23. the people who perform the action of a narrative novel and play
    characters
  24. a play that ends happily
    comedy
  25. a humorous event or speech ised to provide temporary relief from the intense drama of the play
    comic relief
  26. an elaborate comparison of two things which superficially hav elittle in common
    couplet
  27. the pseudo-scientific ideas if Charels Darwins and later writers
    Darwinism
  28. a belief in an impersonal God who after creating the world left it to rin bu natural laws and who left man to take care of himself by using his intellet
    deisim
  29. the outcome or resolution in whichall the loose ends are tied up at the end of a play
    denouement
  30. the doctine that an individuals actions are dtermined by a sequence of causes independent of his own will
    denouenemt
  31. the speeches between two or more characters in a play or all the speeches of a play taken collectively
    determinism
  32. a form of literature written in prose or poetry or a combination of two which relies on action to prtray life and character
    drama
  33. a lyric poem in which in which a single characterengages in conversation with a solent listner
    dramatic monologue
  34. the plot in the following sequnce
    dramtic structure
  35. introduces  the character and the conclift and provides necessary backgound
    exposition
  36. the events that advance and complicate the aciton
    rising action
  37. the crisis where the action changes its corse
    turning point
  38. the final outcome of the tragedy
    catastrophe
  39. the resolutioin or typing up of all the loose ends
    denouement
  40. a melacholy poem which relfects on anture and death
    elegy
  41. a lodon theater where manu of Skakesspeares plays were perfomend
    Elizabethan Playhouse (Globe)
  42. the protestant reformation in england
    English reformation
  43. alos referred to as the elizabethtan period
    English Renaissance
  44. a long narrative poem basedm on a series of heroic adventures that are important to the advancement of a certain race or country
    epic
  45. originally any brief poem often used as an inscription for monuments or tombs
    epigram
  46. a work of moderate lenth in which the wrtier tries to develop his own thoughts on some subject
    essay
  47. written in the romantic Age
    familiar essay
  48. a short tale or anecfite told to teach a lesson
    exemplum
  49. the anitphilosphyof despair propounded by the danish theologian soren kierkegaard
    existentialism
  50. material that introducuces the characters
    exposition
  51. a short tale in which principal actors are animals it is often used to teach a lesson
    fable or beast fable
  52. the pattenr in a line of poetry consisting of one accented syllable and one or two unaccented syllables
    foot
  53. two inaccented syllables followed by an accented one
    anapest
  54. an acccented sullable followed by two unaccented ones
    dactyl
  55. the most common type of rhythm in English verse
    iamb
  56. one accented cyllable
    monosyllabic
  57. two acented syllable
    spondee
  58. peotry having no meteriacal pattern
    free verse
  59. an accented syllables followed bu an unaccented one
    trochee
  60. the deterministic philosophy of sigmund Frued
    Freudianism
  61. poets who lived during the rule of King Geotge V
    Georgians
  62. a professional performer who sandg peotry or recited poetry to a musical accompaniment
    gleeman
  63. views about the Bible by a groupof scholary 
    Higher Criticism
  64. a popular meter consisting of five iamnic feet
    iambic pertamiter
  65. a bried picture sketch or scene
    idyll
  66. the use of words which appeal to the sences
    imagery
  67. poets under the leadership of the American peots Ezra pound
    imagists
  68. a literary movement around the turn of the twentieth century which restored Irish Nationalism and prduced great great drama and peotry
    irony
  69. constrasting what a character says nad what a reader or audince knows to be true
    dramatic irony
  70. ]presenting a discrepamcy between expectation amd fulfillemnt
    iriny of situation
  71. saying the oppsite of what is menat
    verbal irony
  72. metaphorical compound words or phrase tjat refer to persons
    kennings
  73. a shor poem characterized by emotion melody and imagination
    lyric

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