English Finals

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  1. Theme
    The authors view of the story
  2. Imagery
    descriptive illustration of something
  3. Dramatic Irony
    irony that is understood by audience not by characters
  4. Irony
    an outcome contrary to what was expected
  5. Setting
    The place or time where the play takes place
  6. Characterization
    description of a characters
  7. quatrain
    poem with four lines
  8. oxymoron
    the use of contradiction in manner oddly makes sense on a deeper level
  9. catharsis
    purging of emotions or relieving of emotional tension
  10. alliteration
    the use of repeated consonents
  11. symbolism
    the use of an item that means more than its literal meaning
  12. tone
    the mood of the text
  13. 1st person
    point of view story I and Me and we
  14. 2nd person
    narratives perspective, story is told to another character with the word you
  15. third person limited
    the narrator knows only the thoughts and feelings of a single character
  16. third person omniscent
    narrator knows all
  17. couplet
    pair of rhyming lines in a verse
  18. rhetorical question
    a question which does not expect an answer
  19. rhyme scheme
    the pattern of a rhyme
  20. periptea
    an unexpected reversal in fortune
  21. hyperbole
    over expression exaggeration
  22. allusion
    a reference to another aspect of litereture
  23. allegory
    something that can be read with two meanings
  24. paradox
    using contradiction in a way that is witty
  25. sonnet
    poem of 14 lines
  26. enjambent
    a line in poetry which does not have an end punctuation
  27. idiom
    phrase or expression which does not have a figurative meaning
  28. hamartia
    a tragic flaw
  29. hubris
    all consuming pride or arrogance
  30. dynamic character
    character that experiences change
  31. static character
    character that experiences no change
  32. tragedy
    protagonist expieriences misfortunes
  33. compound- complex
    made of 2 independent clauses and one or more dependent clauses
  34. epic
    type pf classical poetry
  35. euphemism
    using mild gentle phrase instead of a blunt embarresing one
  36. onomatopoeia
    word thst represents noise
  37. stanza
    sections of arranged lines in a poem
  38. nemesis
    a persons opposite challenger
  39. independent clause
    contains subject and verb and expresses a complete thought
  40. dependent clause
    contains subject and verb and does not contain a full complete thought
  41. phrase
    sequence of words forming a unit does not have a subject doing a verb
  42. simple
    independent clause
  43. compound sentence
    contains 2 independent clauses conjoined by a coordinator FANBOYS
  44. complex sentence
    has an independent clause joined by one or more dependent clauses always has subcoordinate such as because, since, after, although
  45. Name the Independent, Dependent, Phrase

    a) Jim studied in the sweet shop for his chemistry quiz.

    b) When jim studied in the sweet shop for his quiz...

    c) Leaving behind the dog
    • a- id
    • b- d
    • c- p
  46. Name the Complex sentance, compound, and complex- compound

    a) When he handed in his homework, he forgot to give the teacher the last page.

    b) I tried to speak Spanish, and my friend tried to speak English.

    c) Although I like to go camping, I haven't had the time to go lately, and I haven't found anyone to go with.
    • a- complex
    • b- compound
    • c- compound- complex
  47. apprehensive
    fearful
  48. parsimonious
    stingy
  49. inkling
    hint
  50. spontaneous
    unplanned
  51. acquiesce
    submit
  52. palatable
    edible
  53. placate
    appease
  54. corrosive
    eating away gradually
  55. finite
    having limits
  56. uncanny
    strange
  57. allure
    tempt
  58. blithe
    cheerful
  59. retribution
    repayment
  60. integrity
    honesty
  61. pend
    hang
  62. hydro
    water
  63. pan
    all
  64. vid
    look
  65. omni
    all
  66. pseudo
    false
  67. neuro
    nerve
  68. phon
    sound
  69. re
    again
  70. viv
    life
  71. fer
    carry
  72. micro
    small
  73. photo
    light
  74. penta
    five

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