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Ch 1: 11th Grade Literary Terms, Theory, and Analysis: Help and Review

About This Chapter

The Literary Terms, Theory and Analysis chapter of this 11th Grade English Help and Review course is the simplest way to master literary terms, theory and analysis. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure students learn the essentials of 11th grade literary terms, theory and analysis.

Who's it for?

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering 11th grade English material will benefit from taking this course. There is no faster or easier way to learn 11th grade English. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding literary terms for prose and poetry or working with literary periods and movements
  • Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning 11th grade English (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient way to learn about literary terms, theory and analysis
  • Students who struggle to understand their teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra English learning resources

How it works:

  • Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
  • Press play and watch the video lesson.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the 11th Grade Literary Terms, Theory and Analysis chapter exam.

Why it works:

  • Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
  • Be Ready on Test Day: Use the 11th Grade Literary Terms, Theory, and Analysis chapter exam to be prepared.
  • Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any literary terms, theory and analysis question. They're here to help!
  • Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.

Students will review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in a Literary Terms, Theory, and Analysis unit of a standard 11th grade English course. Topics covered include:

  • Literary terms for prose and poetry
  • Major critics and movements of literary theory
  • Literary periods and movements
  • Analyses of literary passages

11 Lessons in Chapter 1: 11th Grade Literary Terms, Theory, and Analysis: Help and Review
Glossary of Literary Terms: Prose

1. Glossary of Literary Terms: Prose

The study of literature is a broad, diverse field. However, there's some general knowledge you should have before you dive in. Check out these terms to get a handle on the basics of prose study.

Glossary of Literary Terms: Poetry

2. Glossary of Literary Terms: Poetry

Before you start your study of poetry, you'll want to have these technical, literary and genre terms at your disposal. Read on to learn the basics of analyzing poetry!

Introduction to Literary Theory: Major Critics and Movements

3. Introduction to Literary Theory: Major Critics and Movements

When you hear the word 'theory,' your mind probably darts to the sciences - the theory of relativity, the theory of gravity, etc. Did you know that literature, too, is full of theory? Check out this lesson to get a basic primer on just what literary theory is, and how you might apply it.

Overview of Literary Periods and Movements: A Historical Crash Course

4. Overview of Literary Periods and Movements: A Historical Crash Course

When it comes to studying literature, there's about 1500 years of it to take in - and that's just in the English language! Fortunately, you can check out our crash course of key literary movements to see how the art form has developed over time.

How to Analyze a Literary Passage: A Step-by-Step Guide

5. How to Analyze a Literary Passage: A Step-by-Step Guide

In this lesson, we will examine the steps involved in the basic analysis of literature. Then, using a well-known fable, we will go through each step of analysis: comprehension, interpreting and drawing conclusions.

How to Answer Multiple Choice Questions About Literature: Test-Taking Strategies

6. How to Answer Multiple Choice Questions About Literature: Test-Taking Strategies

In this lesson, we will examine test taking strategies involved in answering multiple-choice questions about literature. Breaking the process down into manageable parts, we will take a look at the literary text, the question itself, and then the given choices.

Coherence in Writing: Definition & Examples

7. Coherence in Writing: Definition & Examples

Have you ever wanted to make your writing more logical, unified, and consistent? What you are looking for is to improve the coherence in your writing. This lesson will give you tips and examples for making your writing more coherent.

Didactic Literature: Definition & Examples

8. Didactic Literature: Definition & Examples

This lesson discusses didactic literature and goes over examples of this type of writing. Learn the definition, history, and a few literary examples of this enlightening genre!

Faulty Sentence: Definition & Examples

9. Faulty Sentence: Definition & Examples

In this lesson, we will examine the faulty sentence. A sentence may be faulty for several reasons, and we will take a look at the most common mistakes people make when constructing sentences.

Frame Narrative: Definition & Overview

10. Frame Narrative: Definition & Overview

Frame narratives are one of the oldest literary techniques used by writers. They put an interesting spin on traditional plot structure and serve to grab the spectators' attention by pulling them into the story.

Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl: Summary, Characters, Themes & Analysis

11. Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl: Summary, Characters, Themes & Analysis

This article discusses Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, the autobiography of Harriet Jacobs. The book details Jacobs' life in slavery and her eventual escape. Read the article, and take the quiz!

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