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- 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
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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!
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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