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

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The 11th Grade Literary Terms, Theory, and Analysis chapter of this 11th Grade English Homework Help course helps students complete their literary terms, theory, and analysis homework and earn better grades. This homework help resource uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long.

How it works:

  • Identify which concepts are covered on your literary terms, theory, and analysis homework.
  • Find videos on those topics within this chapter.
  • Watch fun videos, pausing and reviewing as needed.
  • Complete sample problems and get instant feedback.
  • Finish your literary terms, theory, and analysis homework with ease!

Topics from your homework you'll be able to complete:

  • Literary terms for poetry and prose
  • Major types of literary theory
  • Literary periods and movements
  • Steps involved in analyzing a literary passage
  • Strategies for answering multiple-choice questions about literature

14 Lessons in Chapter 1: 11th Grade Literary Terms, Theory, and Analysis: Homework Help
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.

Antecedent Action: Definition & Example

7. Antecedent Action: Definition & Example

You may have begged for more antecedent action in a story or for expository scenes to end. Either way, these previous moments can play a big role in our experiences with narrative. Learn more on the subject in this lesson and explore some examples!

Anticlimax in Literature: Definition & Examples

8. Anticlimax in Literature: Definition & Examples

One may have ruined your last trip to the movies, but anticlimaxes have also been leaving their marks on literature for centuries. Come learn more about these lackluster finishes in this lesson and see their effects in some literary examples!

Antithesis in Literature: Definition & Examples

9. Antithesis in Literature: Definition & Examples

It was the best lesson; it was the worst lesson. You can be the judge when you learn more about 'antithesis' in this lesson, where you'll see the device defined as well as employed in some familiar literary works!

Colloquialisms: Definition & Examples

10. Colloquialisms: Definition & Examples

You may not know it, but you've run into colloquialism today. As a matter of fact, you're reading it right now! Read on to find out more about this way of speaking (or writing), along with some fun examples.

Double Entendre: Definition & Examples

11. Double Entendre: Definition & Examples

You may have heard the expression 'Time flies like an arrow, but fruit flies like a banana,' or one similar to it. If so, then you probably already know more about double entendres than you might think. Get the dirt on this often 'dirty' play on words, along with a few examples.

Hamartia: Definition & Examples

12. Hamartia: Definition & Examples

In this lesson you will review the concept of a literary tragedy. Then you will learn the difference between external and internal conflict. Finally, you will see how hamartia affects a tragedy and examine some examples.

Traditional Literature: Definition, Characters, Types & Books

13. Traditional Literature: Definition, Characters, Types & Books

Learn what makes traditional literature such an influential part of our culture. This lesson will break down its definition, purpose, and popular examples.

What is Logos? - Definition & Meaning

14. What is Logos? - Definition & Meaning

Find out what logos is, and how to use it in persuasive writing. Learn how to apply logos with inductive and deductive reasoning, then take a quiz to test your knowledge.

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