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Studying for English 103 - Summary
Feel confident that you have a comprehensive understanding of analyzing and interpreting English using the flashcard sets in this chapter. These sets provide you with an entertaining review of topics that include English prose, literary tone, short fiction and the elements of dramatic literature. Choose the flashcard sets you want to view based on your existing and desired English 103 knowledge. Confirm topics you fully understand, and set aside flashcards covering concepts you need to revisit. Once you've completed this chapter, you will have a better understanding of topics that include:
- Essay writing basics
- Epics, farce and comedy in dramatic literature
- How to interpret literature using context clues and reading strategies
- Literary comparisons and terms
- Melodrama, cruelty and tragedy in literature
- Short fiction and prose
- Blank, free verse and other types of poetry
How They Work
Using flashcards enables you to discover or strengthen your current understanding of various English topics while simultaneously improving your memorization skills through repetition.
- Open a flashcard set for the topic you're studying.
- Identify the image, word, or name on the flashcard.
- Click the button to flip the card and view the answer.
- Select whether you got it right or missed it to keep track of your progress.
- Click the Next arrow to proceed through the flashcard set.
- Review the cards you missed or shuffle all cards back in and go through them again.
Interpreting Literature Flashcards
You'll be able to focus on methods to interpret literature by accessing this set of flashcards. These cards deal with the major elements of literature and how they shape a story.
Reading Strategies to Interpret Literature Flashcards
These flashcards can be accessed to easily go over different strategies used to interpret literature. You'll be able to look at methods that can help you look closely at works or focus on the bigger picture.
Using Context Clues to Interpret Flashcards
Work with these flashcards to familiarize yourself with using context clues to interpret the meaning of words. You can also go over the use of word structure and prior knowledge with these cards.
Literary Comparisons Flashcards
Check out and compare some of important literary devices with this set of flashcards. You'll be able to review the uses of metaphors, similes, symbolism and more.
Literary Terms Flashcards
Brush up on your understanding of important terms used in literature by checking out these flashcards. You can consider many literary devices and several types of literature.
Narration & Point of View Flashcards
Focus on the different types of narration found in literature with this set of flashcards. You can also go over options for point of view and how they are used in writing.
Literary Tone Flashcards
Focus on the literary tools that can help convey tone by checking out this set of flashcards. You can review the uses of understatement, litotes and euphemisms with these cards.
English Prose Flashcards
Review the fundamentals of English prose with the flashcards in this set. You can focus on different types of prose writing and how it has been used over time.
Short Fiction Flashcards
Use this set of flashcards to go over the basics of short fiction. You'll be able to consider important terms associated with this form of literature and the components that make up these stories.
Types of Poetry Flashcards
You can work with these flashcards to review different types of poetry. These cards can help you go over odes, sonnets, elegies, and different types of dramatic poetry.
Free & Blank Verse Poetry Flashcards
Get familiar with the characteristics of free verse and blank verse poetry with this set of flashcards. You can consider the unique aspects of poetry written in these styles.
Comedy, Farce & Epics in Dramatic Literature Flashcards
You can work with these flashcards to review the characteristics of farces and epic theatre. The differences in many forms of comedy will also be covered by this set.
Elements of Dramatic Literature Flashcards
This set of flashcards can be used to go over the basic elements found in dramatic literature. You'll also be able to explore some of the changes in theatre over time.
Tragedy, Cruelty & Melodrama in Literature Flashcards
This set of flashcards focuses on the genres of melodrama and tragedy. You can also review the Theatre of Cruelty and the Theatre of the Absurd with this set.
Basics of Writing Essays Flashcards
Go over basics methods to effectively write essays with this set of flashcards. You can focus on ways to improve your skills and to tailor your writing.
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