Print FormUNIT 1 - LITERARY TERMS                                                                       Click here for the...
Romantic Comedy ExamplePlaywright Name      William Shakespeare                       Name of Play The Tempest            ...
Revenge Tragedy ExamplePlaywright Name                                                   Name of Play              A      ...
Non Fiction ExampleAuthors Name        Anne Frank                                     Name of Book The Diary of a Young Gi...
Short Story ExampleAuthors Name        D.H. Lawrence.                                  Name of Book The Captains Doll.    ...
Lyric Poetry ExamplePoets Name           Emily Dickinson                                Name of Poem Dying          E     ...
Satire Example                                                                      EExample of something                 ...
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  1. 1. Print FormUNIT 1 - LITERARY TERMS Click here for the Term Definitions Click here for Terms ProjectPlaywright ExamplesPlaywright Name Marc Blitzstein Name of Play The Cradle Will Rock EYears lived 1905-1964 Year of play 1938 N GSource http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marc_Blitzstein +Playwright Name E.E. Cummings Name of Play Santa Claus: A Morality A D VYears lived 1894-1964 Year of play 1946Source http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Santa_Claus:_A_MoralityCloset Drama ExamplePlaywright Name Robert Browning Name of Closet Drama Pappi Passes E N GYears lived 1812-1889 Year of play 1841 +Why is this classified A because it was a dramatic piece, it was a play and poetry.as a Closet Drama? D VSource http://encyclopedia.thefreedictionary.com/Robert+BrowningHigh Comedy ExamplePlaywright Name Name of High Comedy A D VYears lived Year of play O NWhy is this classified Las a High Comedy? YSourceLow Comedy ExamplePlaywright Name Name of Low Comedy A D VYears lived Year of play O NWhy is this classified Las a Low Comedy? YSource
  2. 2. Romantic Comedy ExamplePlaywright Name William Shakespeare Name of Play The Tempest E N GYears lived 1564-1616 Year of play 1610 + It is classified as a romantic comedy because of how Shakespeare writes about the love of aWhy is this classified as a A parent, hating towards siblings. The play ends in a wedding, in todays society we couldRomantic Comedy? D consider that a romantic comedy, but it also has some dark sides to the play that could maybe V take the comedy out.Source http://www.freebase.com/view/en/the_tempestComedy of Manners ExamplePlaywright Name Name of Play A D VYears lived Year of play O NWhy is this classified as a LComedy of Manners? YSourceWhat is an example of a Nazi Why? mean, bad, killers.stock character? E N GWhat is an example of a big (muscular), sports person, girl friend all the Jock Why?stock character? time. + A DWhat is an example of a Nerd Why? very smart, gets picked on Vstock character?Classical Tragedy ExamplePlaywright Name Name of PlayYears lived Year of play A D VWhy is this classified as aClassical Tragedy? O NSource L YDefine HUBRIS
  3. 3. Revenge Tragedy ExamplePlaywright Name Name of Play A D VYears lived Year of play O NWhy is this classified as a LRevenge Tragedy? YSourceDomestic Tragedy ExamplePlaywright Name Name of Play A D VYears lived Year of play O NWhy is this classified as a LDomestic Tragedy? YSourceTragicomedy ExamplePlaywright Name Euripides Name of Play Alcestis E N GYears lived 480 B.C.- 406 B.C. Year of play 438 B.C. +Why is this classified as a A Because its comedy and its also a tragedy.Tragicomedy? D VSource http://encyclopedia.thefreedictionary.com/Alcestis+(play)Theatre of the Absurd ExamplePlaywright Name Name of Play A D VYears lived Year of play O NWhy is this classified as a LTheatre of the Absurd? YSource
  4. 4. Non Fiction ExampleAuthors Name Anne Frank Name of Book The Diary of a Young Girl. E N GYears lived 1929-1945 Year of Book 1952 +Why is this classified as A This novel is classified as non fiction because its an autobiography.Non Fiction? D VSource http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Diary_of_a_Young_GirlBildungsroman ExampleAuthors Name Name of Book A D VYears lived Year of Book O NWhy is this classified as a LBildungsroman? YSourceHistorical Novel ExampleAuthors Name Name of Book A D VYears lived Year of Book O NWhy is this classified as a LHistorical Novel? YSourceEpistolary Novel ExampleAuthors Name Name of Book A D VYears lived Year of Book O NWhy is this classified as a LEpistolary Novel? YSource
  5. 5. Short Story ExampleAuthors Name D.H. Lawrence. Name of Book The Captains Doll. E N GYears lived 1885-1930 Year of Book 1921 +Why is this classified as a A It is considered a short story because its a tale of no specific length and its fictional.Short Story? D VSource http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/D._H._LawrenceNovella ExampleAuthors Name H.P. Lovecraft Name of Book The Shadow Out of Time E N GYears lived 1890-1937 Year of Book 1935 +Why is this classified as a A Because its a form of a short story.Novella? D VSource http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Shadow_out_of_TimeEpic Poetry ExamplePoets Name Unknown Name of Poem Beowulf E N GYears lived Unknown Year of Poem between 8th and 11th centuries +Why is this classified as A It is classified as an epic poem because it describes the most heroic man of that time.an Epic Poem? D VSource http://www.1911encyclopedia.org/BeowulfDramatic Poetry ExamplePoets Name Edgar Allen Poe Name of Poem The Raven E N GYears lived 1809-1849 Year of Poem 1845 +Why is this classified as This poem is considered Dramatic Poetry because of the way the raven makes the lover go into ADramatic Poetry? madness. D VSource http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Raven
  6. 6. Lyric Poetry ExamplePoets Name Emily Dickinson Name of Poem Dying E N GYears lived 1830-1886 Year of Poem Unknown +Why is this classified as a A It is classified as Lyric Poetry because its in a song like form.Lyric Poem? D VSource http://www.types-of-poetry.org.uk/31-lyric-poetry.htmDramatic Monlogue ExamplePoets Name Name of Poem A D VYears lived Year of Poem O NWhy is this classified as LDramatic Monlogue? YSourceEpigram Example AExample D VAuthor O NWhy is this classified as Lan Epigram? YSourceExampleAuthorWhy is this classified asan Epigram?Source
  7. 7. Satire Example EExample of something Nsatiric or an example of is the novel Animal Farm by George Orwell. Ga prose that containssatire + AAuthor D VWhy is this classified asSatire?SourceExample of somethingsatiric or an example ofa prose that containssatireAuthorWhy is this classified asSatire?Source

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