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EAP/IB: Advanced Literary Terms

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  1. EAP/IB: Advanced Literary Terms Final Review Prior to Testing

  2. Literary Terms • Allusion: a reference to something outside of the work of literature (usually historical or literary) • Narrative Techniques: the methods involved in telling a story (point of view, narrative structure, manipulation of time, dialogue, interior monologue, etc.) • Resources of Language: the linguistic devices or techniques a writer can use (diction, syntax, figurative language, imagery, etc.)

  3. Literary Terms (2) • Rhetorical Techniques: the devices used in effective or persuasive language (contrast, repetition, paradox, understatement, sarcasm, rhetorical question, etc.) • Satire: writing that is meant to arouse a reader’s disapproval in order to bring about change • Tone: the author’s attitude toward a subject

  4. Literary Terms (3) • Allegory: a story in which people, things, and events have another meaning (Animal Farm) • Ambiguity: multiple meanings • Apostrophe: direct address of something that cannot respond (dead, absent, inanimate, etc.) • Didactic: explicitly instructive

  5. Literary Terms (4) • Epigram: a pithy saying, usually using contrast (a short, concise, and memorable statement) • Euphemism: a figure of speech using indirection to avoid being offensive or negative • Jargon: the specialized language of a profession or group • Lyrical: songlike; characterized by emotion, subjectivity,and imagination

  6. Literary Terms (5) • Oxymoron: a combination of opposites • Parable: a story designed to suggest a principle, illustrate a moral, or answer a question (allegorical) • Paradox: a statement that appears to be contradictory, but actually reveals a truth • Parody: an imitation of another work, usually for comedic effect

  7. Literary Terms (6) • Antecedent: that which goes before (especially the noun to which a pronoun refers) • Elegy: poem that expresses sorrow over a death • Iambic Pentameter: meter that includes 10 syllables per line in an unstressed-stressed pattern • Anaphora: repetition of the same word or words at the start of two or more lines

  8. Literary Terms (7) • Conceit: a witty, startling, or paradoxical metaphor (usually extended) • Metonymy: one thing is used to substitute for another with which it is closely associated • Synecdoche: similar to metonymy, but a part of a thing is used to represent the whole • Colloquial Language: informal language that mirrors conversation

  9. Literary Terms (8) • Hubris: a character’s excessive pride