World Literature terms

  1. an expressed comparison of unlike things in which the worlds like, as resembles or are used
    simile
  2. A comparison in which human qualities are given to an inanimate object or an animal is
    personification
  3. an implied comparison in which one thing is described in terms of another
    metaphor
  4. exaggeration to emphasize the truth
    overstatement(hyperbole)
  5. meaning in its self but also represents something beyond itself
    symbol
  6. Addressing an inanimate object as if it were alive or addressing an absent person as if he were present
    apostrophe
  7. central idea which gives the story meaning
    theme
  8. saying the opposite of what is meant
    verbal irony
  9. contrasting what a character says and what a reader or audience knows to be true;
    dramatic irony
  10. presenting a discrepancy between appearance and reality or between expectation and fulfillment
    irony of situation
  11. the ridicule of human folly or vice with the purpose or correcting it
    satire
  12. A LITERARY PIECE IS THE MANNER IN WHICH THE WRITER DEALS WITH  HIS SUBJECT AND THE GENTERAL EFFECT IT IS METN TO  HAVE ON ITS AUDIENCE
    tone
  13. a narrative or description I which the characters, places, and other items are symbols is
    allegory
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