Flashcards - MTEL Adult Basic Education: Literary Genres & Devices

Flashcards - MTEL Adult Basic Education: Literary Genres & Devices
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meter
The metre, or meter , is the base unit of length in the International System of Units
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archetypes
The concept of an archetype /ˈɑË?rkɪtaɪp/ appears in areas relating to behavior, modern psychological theory, and literary analysis
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antagonist
An antagonist is a character, group of characters, institution, or concept that stands in or represents opposition against which the protagonist must contend
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dialogue
Dialogue is a written or spoken conversational exchange between two or more people, and a literary and theatrical form that depicts such an exchange
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dialogue
Dialogue is a written or spoken conversational exchange between two or more people, and a literary and theatrical form that depicts such an exchange
antagonist
An antagonist is a character, group of characters, institution, or concept that stands in or represents opposition against which the protagonist must contend
archetypes
The concept of an archetype /ˈɑË?rkɪtaɪp/ appears in areas relating to behavior, modern psychological theory, and literary analysis
meter
The metre, or meter , is the base unit of length in the International System of Units
scansion
Scansion or a system of scansion is the act of determining and graphically representing the metrical character of a line of verse
Imagery
Imagery, in a literary text, is an author's use of vivid and descriptive language to add depth to their work
printing press
A printing press is a device for applying pressure to an inked surface resting upon a print medium , thereby transferring the ink
Homer
Homer is best known as the author of the Iliad and the Odyssey
Western canon
The Western canon is the body of books, music, and art that scholars generally accept as the most important and influential in shaping Western culture

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