TERMS FORUNDERSTANDINGLITERATURE ANDART8th grade EnglishCJHS
Let’s get artsy!ART VOCABULARY
COLOR  Result of the reflection or absorption of light by a surface  Pigment that causes visual sensation  Not black or...
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.
SUBJECT            The topic or idea represented in an artworkHTTP://WWW.ETSY.COM /LISTING/66436786/BLACK-BIRD-WIRE-VALEN...
Let’s get literary!LITERARY VOCABULARY
THEME  A central message or insight into life revealed through a literary work      Literary Works include           Fi...
FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE  A way of speaking or writing in a non-literal way      Metaphor      Hyperbole      Simile      ...
DENOTATION V.CONNOTATION Denotation    The literal meaning (dictionary definition) of a word Connotation    The emotio...
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...
IRONY 3 Types    Situational        When something happens in a story that is not just surprising, but is the exact    ...
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 perspect...
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  1. 1. TERMS FORUNDERSTANDINGLITERATURE ANDART8th grade EnglishCJHS
  2. 2. Let’s get artsy!ART VOCABULARY
  3. 3. 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)
  4. 4. LINE  A break of space in color (or black and white)
  5. 5. SHADE AND SHADOWS  Dark value of a color made by adding black
  6. 6. SPACE  The area between, around, below, or contained within objects.
  7. 7. BRUSHSTROKE The movement of an artist’s brush full of paint or ink on a surface
  8. 8. PERSPECTIVE  The system of viewing a 3D object that is viewed on a 2D surface.
  9. 9. BACKGROUND  The part of the picture that seems to be farthest from the viewer.
  10. 10. FOCAL POINT  The place in a work of art at which attention becomes focused because of an element emphasized in some way.
  11. 11. SUBJECT  The topic or idea represented in an artworkHTTP://WWW.ETSY.COM /LISTING/66436786/BLACK-BIRD-WIRE-VALENTINE-LOVE-ART-PRINT
  12. 12. Let’s get literary!LITERARY VOCABULARY
  13. 13. 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
  14. 14. FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE  A way of speaking or writing in a non-literal way  Metaphor  Hyperbole  Simile  Personification  Idiom
  15. 15. 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
  16. 16. SETTING  Time, place, and environment of a story.
  17. 17. 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).
  18. 18. 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
  19. 19. STYLE  The way in which a writer or speaker says what he/she says
  20. 20. HUMOR  Dialogue, action, or an event that is designed to be comical, witty, funny, or amusing.
  21. 21. 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

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