AP English vocab continued and Lit terms21 cards

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Impetus

The moving force; the stimulus

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Pied

Having patches of two or more colors

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Fidelity

Faithfulness

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Allegory

A story in verse or prose in which characters are used to personify abstract qualities

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Analogy

A Comparison between 2 dissimilar things made to clarify a point or create an image

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Anecdote

A very short tale told by a character in a literary work

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Comic relief

A humorous scene, incident or speech that is included in a serious drama to provide repite from emotional intenstiy

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Connotation

Attitudes and feelings associated with a word

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Denotation

Literal or dictonary meaning of a word

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Diction

Writer's choice of words

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Motif

A recurring word, phrase, image, object, or idea in a work of literature

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Parody

Imitates or mocks another work or type of literature

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Satire

A literaty technique in which ideas, customs, behaviors, or institutions are rediculed for the purpose of improving society

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Syntax

The way a literary piece is constucted

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3rd person subjective

Thoughts and feelings

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3rd person limited

1 Character

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3rd person omnicient

All characters

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Detatched point of view

No thoughts or feelings

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Antithesis

opposition, or contrast of ideas or words in a balanced or parallel construction. Brutus: Not that I loved Caesar less, but that I loved Rome more. Shakespeare, Julius Caesar

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Colloquial

Refers to a type of informal diction that reflects casual, conversational language and often includes slang expressions.

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Paradox

Two things that are imposible