Literary Terms - robeson.k12.nc.us

Literary Terms - robeson.k12.nc.us

Literary Terms 2015-2016 1st Semester Ironic Situation/Situational Irony/Cosmic Situation An event that happens, in which an individual/person caused it to happen and eventually it happened to them. What goes around comes around. Examples Pickpocket

Gets his pocket Picket One stole a cell phone A boy stole one pencil at school Got his phone stolen He got his whole pack of 12 pencils stolen Sequential Order/Sequence/Chronological

Order The order in which events happen. The order of events. EXAMPLE 12345 AB-C Point-of-view the way stories,

movies, plays etc are told. 1st person uses word like I, me, my, mine 2nd person uses word like you, your, we, us 3rd person uses word like they, she, he, him Affixes-make new word by adding on to the word (suffixes and prefixes) Prefixes any thing added on to the beginning of base to give new meaning. Suffix any thing added on to the ending of a base to give new meaning. Examples

Do re-do Take mis-take mis-tak-en

Locate re-locate re-locat-ing Use un-do

un-us-ed Look look-ing Run run-ning

mis-use Act re-act re-act-ing Read

re-read re-read-ing re-take Homophone/Homographs/Homonyms-words that have different meanings but sound the same. Sometimes they are spelled the same sometimes they are not spelled the same

Example Dear, deer There, theyre, their Bear, bare Byrd, bird

Heir, air Dawg, dog Bow, bow Live, live Ate, eight

Two, to, too Fair, fare Be, bee September 23, 2015 Ambiguity-opposite thoughts/word Examples I am short, but I can do what everybody else does.

Shaqu is big and tall, although he sleeps in a twin bed. The lunch is good at Red Springs, but the pizza is not good. The lunch is not good at Red Springs, but I eat it everyday. I love being at home with my mom, but I can't wait to move out. Perception The way a person see things Example My mother see my boyfriend as no good, but I see him as good person I think my little sister is a smart mouth, but mother thinks she is delightful

I think my little sister mean, but my mom thinks she is a sweetheart Conflict Not getting along/a struggle Example My sister and I fight all the time I fuse all the time with my little sister I shot at my big brother My dad beat my big brother with a bat Boyfriend and Girlfriend argues all the time.

Solution/Resolution- the answer to the problem/conflict The Ending Example Talk to the person to solve the problem Talk to Guidance Share your candy with little sister Concluding Statement/ConclusionFinal thoughts and statements

EXAMPLE If 9/11 had not happen the U.S. Citation- when writing or reading using quotation marks letting the reader know somebody else said it. Example Anna love to deliver the mail. Special delivery, Anne Phillips Authors Purpose the reason a play, paper, book, news written

Example Entertainment Information Documentaries October 12, 2015 Implied-to say something to another person without saying it. A certain look. To say indirectly. Example:

I seen Jack, with a girl. I ask with a grin who is that. Central/Main Idea-the most important thought of what the paper, book or reading is about. Example: Empire-To build a strong and powerful record company. Hawaii 50- keep Hawaii safe from criminals. A police show. News-To informed on current event. Duck Dynasty-To build and sale duck call devices.

Wild Man-To catch and remove wild animal from place they should not be. Tom and Jerry-The cats goal is to catch and eat the mouse. Personification-Non-human object is given a human concept/ name. Example Daddys car-Betsy Shot gun- The heart stopper Horse- Missy Bike-Sadie

Motorcycle-Bumble Bee Dog-Tack Turtle-Dayo Stanza-A group of lines in a poem Example ################################################################################## ################################################################################## ################################################################################

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October 19, 2015 Antagonist- The bad guy in a story, writing, movie, play. The person or thing that causes conflict Example Batman-Joker Spiderman-Green Goblin Swamp People-people sneak in at night to still the alligators. Empire-Cookie, Luscious Tom and Jerry-Tom the cat

The Three Little Pigs-The Wolf Protagonist-The good guy in a play, movie, story, writing Example: Spiderman-Peter Parker Batman-Bruce Wayne Empire-No Good Guys Superman-Clark Kent Ironman-Tony Star

X-Men-Storm, Beast Simile-comparison of two objects using like or as, as then Examples: Clay is as pretty as Nicki Minaj I am as pretty as Kim Kardashian Edgar is as handsome Daddy Yankee Edgar is smarter than Einstein

Metaphor-comparison of two object not using like, as or as then Examples: Her eye are ski blue Her hair is silky straight This morning was Alaskas cold Noun/subject-person, place or thing/complete

person, place or thing Example: The boy ran fast to the cafeteria. The girl was in the car, she went to McDonalds.

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