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Flashcards - NES ELA: Analyzing & Interpreting Prose

Flashcards - NES ELA: Analyzing & Interpreting Prose
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mood
A mood is an emotional state
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metaphor
A metaphor is a figure of speech that refers, for rhetorical effect, to one thing by mentioning another thing
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genre
Genre is any category of literature, music, or other forms of art or entertainment, whether written or spoken, audio or visual, based on some set of stylistic criteria
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characters
A character is the representation of a person in a narrative or dramatic work of art
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catharsis
Catharsis is the purification and purgation of emotions-especially pity and fear-through art or any extreme change in emotion that results in renewal and restoration
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atmosphere
An atmosphere is a layer of gases surrounding a planet or other material body, that is held in place by the gravity of that body
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allegory
As a literary device, an allegory in its most general sense is an extended metaphor
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prose
Prose is a form of language that exhibits a grammatical structure and a natural flow of speech, rather than a rhythmic structure as in traditional poetry
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prose
Prose is a form of language that exhibits a grammatical structure and a natural flow of speech, rather than a rhythmic structure as in traditional poetry
allegory
As a literary device, an allegory in its most general sense is an extended metaphor
atmosphere
An atmosphere is a layer of gases surrounding a planet or other material body, that is held in place by the gravity of that body
catharsis
Catharsis is the purification and purgation of emotions-especially pity and fear-through art or any extreme change in emotion that results in renewal and restoration
characters
A character is the representation of a person in a narrative or dramatic work of art
genre
Genre is any category of literature, music, or other forms of art or entertainment, whether written or spoken, audio or visual, based on some set of stylistic criteria
metaphor
A metaphor is a figure of speech that refers, for rhetorical effect, to one thing by mentioning another thing
mood
A mood is an emotional state
plot
Plot refers to the sequence of events inside a story which affect other events through the principle of cause and effect
symbol
A symbol is a sign that represents, stands for or suggests another idea, visual image, belief, action or material entity
themes
In contemporary literary studies, a theme is the central topic a text treats
tone
In literature, the tone of a literary work expresses the writer's attitude toward or feelings about the subject matter and audience
poetry
Poetry , published in Chicago since 1912, is one of the leading monthly poetry journals in the English-speaking world
prose poem
Prose poetry is poetry written in prose instead of using verse but preserving poetic qualities such as heightened imagery, parataxis and emotional effects
epistolary writing
An epistolary novel is a novel written as a series of documents
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

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