World Literature Terms U -5

  1. addressing an inanimate object as if it were alive or addressing an absent person as if he were present
    apostrophe
  2. exaggeration to emphasize the truth
    overstatement (hyperbole)
  3. saying the opposite of what is meant
    verbal irony
  4. contrasting what a character says and what a reader or audience knows to be true
    dramatic irony
  5. presenting a discrepancy between appearance and reality or between expectation and fulfillment
    irony of situation
  6. an implied comparison in which one ting is described in terms of another
    metaphor
  7. meaning in its self but also represents something beyond itself
    symbol
  8. an expressed comparison of unlike things in which the worlds like, as resembles or are used
    smile
  9. a comparison in which human qualities are given to an inanimate object or an animal
    personification
  10. central idea which gives the story meaning
    theme
  11. the ridicule of human folly or vice with the purpose or correcting its
    satire
  12. a narrative or description in which the characters, places, and other items are symbols
    allegory
  13. A literary piece in the manner in which the writer deals with his subject and the general effect it is meant to have on its audience
    tone
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World Literature Terms U -5
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