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Literary terms, part I: figurative language  by  pete
created: 02-04-2009
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Commonwealth of Virginia SOL literary terms. Part I: irony and figurative language
Study Literary terms, part I: figurative language Flashcards
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A situation, or use of language, involving some ki
irony
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2
The writer's or speaker's attitude toward his subj
tone
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The emotional feeling or atmosphere in a work of l
mood
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4
Saying the opposite of what one means.
verbal irony
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5
Events turn out in an unexpected way.
situational irony
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6
When the audience knows more than the character ex
dramatic irony
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Language employing figures of speech; language tha
figurative language
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8
A figure of speech in which an explicit comparison
simile
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9
A figure of speech in which two things are essenti
metaphor
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A figure of speech in which human attributes are g
personification
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The use of words that supposedly mimic their meani
onomatopoeia
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12
The repetition at close intervals of the final con
consonance
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13
The repetition at close intervals of the vowel sou
assonance
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The repetition at close intervals of the initial c
alliteration
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Any fixed pattern of rhymes characterizing a whole
rhyme scheme
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A rhyme in which one or both of the rhyme-words oc
internal rhyme
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A rhyme in which the rhyme words approximate ident
slant rhyme
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A rhyme in which the rhyme-words occur at the end
external rhyme (or end rhyme)
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