COLOR Result of the reflection or absorption of light by a surface Pigment that causes visual sensation Not black or white 3 characteristics of color: Hue (attribute of a color that gives it a general classification— yellow, green, etc. Intensity (brightness of a color) Value (lightness or darkness of a hue or neutral color)
LINE A break of space in color (or black and white)
SHADE AND SHADOWS Dark value of a color made by adding black
SPACE The area between, around, below, or contained within objects.
BRUSHSTROKE The movement of an artist’s brush full of paint or ink on a surface
PERSPECTIVE The system of viewing a 3D object that is viewed on a 2D surface.
BACKGROUND The part of the picture that seems to be farthest from the viewer.
FOCAL POINT The place in a work of art at which attention becomes focused because of an element emphasized in some way.
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THEME A central message or insight into life revealed through a literary work Literary Works include Fiction An imaginative story Non-fiction A true story Biographies An account of someone’s life, written by an outside source Autobiographies An account of someone’s life, written by the same person Memoirs A brief portion of someone’s life, written by the same person
FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE A way of speaking or writing in a non-literal way Metaphor Hyperbole Simile Personification Idiom
DENOTATION V.CONNOTATION Denotation The literal meaning (dictionary definition) of a word Connotation The emotional feeling of a word that might differ from the denotation of a word
SETTING Time, place, and environment of a story.
MOOD V. TONE Mood The READER’S feelings (emotions) created by a literary work Tone The AUTHOR’S attitude (feelings) toward the subject, a character, or the audience. Both mood and tone are created with diction (word choice).
IRONY 3 Types Situational When something happens in a story that is not just surprising, but is the exact opposite of what you expected to happen. Verbal When something is said but what is meant is the opposite. (sarcasm) Dramatic The reader or audience knows something the character/characters do not know
STYLE The way in which a writer or speaker says what he/she says
HUMOR Dialogue, action, or an event that is designed to be comical, witty, funny, or amusing.
PERSPECTIVE V. POINT OFVIEWPerspective Point of View The state of one’s ideas, the The perspective from which facts known to one, and the a story is told. angle from which one views 1st person a situation. 2nd person 3rd person limited 3rd person omniscient