Lit Final100 cards

Tagged as: art, literature

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Elegy or Dirge

Poem or lament for the dead

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Lyric or Meditative Poem

A poem that explores an idea or image

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Mood Poem

A poem that creates an atmosphere

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Narrative Poem

Tells a story about a person or an event

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Pastoral Poem

A poem dealing with shepherds, flocks, nature and love and such

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Speaker

The character saying the poem, not necessarily the poet

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First Person

The "I" in the story presents the point of view of only one character

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Second Person

The speaker addresses the listener using "you"

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Third Person

The speaker

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Dialogue

Conversation between characters

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Listener

The one the speaker speaks to in some poems, not necessarily the audience

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Audience

The individual person (or type of person) for whom the poem is written

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Plot

The series of events or "storyline"

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Setting

The general time and place that may provide the context of a poem

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Occasion

A specific event to which a poem refers or responds to

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Character

An imaginary person in a poem

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Tone

Attitude of the speaker toward the subject

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Characterization

The ways in which a poet makes a character "come to life"

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Static Character

A character that stays the same

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Dynamic Character

A character that changes

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Conflict

A struggle between characters, forces, ideas, etc

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Rising Action

A series of events that show the conflict building

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Foreshadowing

A hint of what is to come

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Flashback

A shift in time back to a past event

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Climax

the turning point, or point of highest tension in the action of a poem

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Resolution

The sorting out or unraveling of a plot at the end of a poem

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Imagery

Words or phrases that create pictures, sounds, smells, etc. in the mind of the reader

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Metaphor/Simile

Direct comparison of normally unlike objects

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Personification

Putting human characteristics to a non-human thing

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Symbol

The thing itself and a much larger and/or more diverse meaning

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Allusion

Reference to other sources: myth, art, literature, cultural icon or event

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Apostrophe

Addressing a dead person or inanimate object or animal

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Dramatic Irony

A contrast between what the reader knows and the character doesn't

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Situational Irony

A contrast between the unexpected and the expected

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Verbal Irony

A contrast between what is meant and what

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Diction

Patterns in the author's choice of words to convey tone

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Connotation

The emotional quality of a word (house,home) (dog,canine) (naked, nude)

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Denotation

The dictionary defentition.

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Repetition

Repeating words or pharses

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Diction

Patterns in the authors choice of words to convey tone, character, etc

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Connotation

The emotional quality of a word

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Alliteration

repetition of initial consonants (tired, true, tv)

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onomotopoeia

word that makes a sound (Crash, bang, boom)

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Rhyme

Matching of ending sounds in two or more words

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Internal rhyme

two words within the same line rhyme

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End rhyme

words at the end of the line rhyme

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slant rhyme

words nearly rhyme

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Meter

a pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in some poems

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iambic pentameter

Ten syllables per line alternating stressed and unstressed

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Blank verse

unrhymed iambic pentameter

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Diction

Patterns in the authors choice of words to convey tone, character, etc

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Connotation

The emotional quality of a word

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Alliteration

repetition of initial consonants (tired, true, tv)

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onomotopoeia

word that makes a sound (Crash, bang, boom)

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Rhyme

Matching of ending sounds in two or more words

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Internal rhyme

two words within the same line rhyme

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End rhyme

words at the end of the line rhyme

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slant rhyme

words nearly rhyme

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Meter

a pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in some poems

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iambic pentameter

Ten syllables per line alternating stressed and unstressed

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Blank verse

unrhymed iambic pentameter

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Diction

Patterns in the authors choice of words to convey tone, character, etc

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Connotation

The emotional quality of a word

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Alliteration

repetition of initial consonants (tired, true, tv)

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onomotopoeia

word that makes a sound (Crash, bang, boom)

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Rhyme

Matching of ending sounds in two or more words

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Internal rhyme

two words within the same line rhyme

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End rhyme

words at the end of the line rhyme

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slant rhyme

words nearly rhyme

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Meter

a pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in some poems

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iambic pentameter

Ten syllables per line alternating stressed and unstressed

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Blank verse

unrhymed iambic pentameter

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Diction

Patterns in the authors choice of words to convey tone, character, etc

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Connotation

The emotional quality of a word

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Alliteration

repetition of initial consonants (tired, true, tv)

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onomotopoeia

word that makes a sound (Crash, bang, boom)

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Rhyme

Matching of ending sounds in two or more words

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Internal rhyme

two words within the same line rhyme

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End rhyme

words at the end of the line rhyme

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slant rhyme

words nearly rhyme

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Meter

a pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in some poems

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iambic pentameter

Ten syllables per line alternating stressed and unstressed

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Blank verse

unrhymed iambic pentameter

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Diction

Patterns in the authors choice of words to convey tone, character, etc

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Connotation

The emotional quality of a word

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Alliteration

repetition of initial consonants (tired, true, tv)

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onomotopoeia

word that makes a sound (Crash, bang, boom)

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Rhyme

Matching of ending sounds in two or more words

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Internal rhyme

two words within the same line rhyme

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End rhyme

words at the end of the line rhyme

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slant rhyme

words nearly rhyme

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Meter

a pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in some poems

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iambic pentameter

Ten syllables per line alternating stressed and unstressed

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Blank verse

unrhymed iambic pentameter

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Diction

Patterns in the authors choice of words to convey tone, character, etc

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Connotation

The emotional quality of a word

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Alliteration

repetition of initial consonants (tired, true, tv)

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onomotopoeia

word that makes a sound (Crash, bang, boom)

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Rhyme

Matching of ending sounds in two or more words

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Internal rhyme

two words within the same line rhyme