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Flashcards - NES ELA: Organization of Written Works

Flashcards - NES ELA: Organization of Written Works
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allusion
Allusion is a figure of speech, in which one refers covertly or indirectly to an object or circumstance from an external context
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epithet
An epithet is a byname, or a descriptive term , accompanying or occurring in place of a name and having entered common usage
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tragedy
Tragedy is a form of drama based on human suffering that invokes an accompanying catharsis or pleasure in audiences
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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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plot
Plot refers to the sequence of events inside a story which affect other events through the principle of cause and effect
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atmosphere

The atmosphere is the mood of a story or a specific scene.

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allegory
As a literary device, an allegory in its most general sense is an extended metaphor
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character
A character is the representation of a person in a narrative or dramatic work of art
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character
A character is the representation of a person in a narrative or dramatic work of art
allegory
As a literary device, an allegory in its most general sense is an extended metaphor
atmosphere

The atmosphere is the mood of a story or a specific scene.

plot
Plot refers to the sequence of events inside a story which affect other events through the principle of cause and effect
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
tragedy
Tragedy is a form of drama based on human suffering that invokes an accompanying catharsis or pleasure in audiences
epithet
An epithet is a byname, or a descriptive term , accompanying or occurring in place of a name and having entered common usage
allusion
Allusion is a figure of speech, in which one refers covertly or indirectly to an object or circumstance from an external context
narrative structure
Narrative structure, a literary element, is generally described as the structural framework that underlies the order and manner in which a narrative is presented to a reader, listener, or viewer
symbolic foreshadowing
Foreshadowing or guessing ahead is a literary device by which an author hints what is to come
dream sequences
A dream sequence is a technique used in storytelling, particularly in television and film, to set apart a brief interlude from the main story
the parable
A parable is a succinct, didactic story, in prose or verse, which illustrates one or more instructive lessons or principles
anecdote
An anecdote is a brief, revealing account of an individual person or an incident
prophecies
Prophecy involves a process in which one or more messages are allegedly communicated to a prophet by a god or spirit and often are then communicated to other people
Imagery
Imagery, in a literary text, is an author's use of vivid and descriptive language to add depth to their work
paradox
A paradox is a statement that, despite apparently sound reasoning from true premises, leads to a self-contradictory or a logically unacceptable conclusion

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