English Vocab 1

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English Vocab 1
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2010-02-23 17:21:46
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Literary Terms: 21-40
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  1. A writer's choice of words have to match the writer, the characters, and the setting
    Diction
  2. Totally change from the beginning to the end of a work
    Dynamic Characters
  3. Long poem, that follows the adventures of a hero
    Epic
  4. Sudden or new understanding of an idea
    Epiphany
  5. A letter
    Epistle
  6. Using a nicer term for something offensive
    Euphemism
  7. Gives the background information needed to unerstand the plot of a story
    Exposition
  8. Stories with morals, animals are the main characters, each animal represents a human weakness
    Fable
  9. The least exciting parts of the work that lead to the resolution
    Falling Action
  10. Part of a work that is chronologically out of order
    Flashback
  11. 1-2 dimensional character, not exciting, not true to life
    Flat Character
  12. Opposite character traits
    Foil Character
  13. Use of clues or hints to predict the resolution
    Foreshadowing
  14. Division of literature
    Genre
  15. Action takes place in evening or at night, in fall or winter, usually a storm will isolate the characters, setting is usually an old family estate that is isolated from towns and cities, disorted love, main characters are usually mad or crazy, usually die violent deaths, super natural, superhuman strength, 'Horror Story"
    Gothic Romance
  16. Real facts, but made more interesting for movie/book
    Historical Fiction
  17. An exaggeration or exaggerated statement
    Hyperbole
  18. Figurative meaning is different than the literal meaning, "Over the Hill"
    Idiom
  19. Descriptive mental image or mental picture
    Imagery
  20. Reverse the words in a sentence
    Inversion

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