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Jeopardy Assignment

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Jeopardy Assignment

  1. 1. Jeopardy AP Literature and Composition Haley Haggard
  2. 2. Direct Characterization Information about a character revealed through description (adjectives) Character with one or two predominant traits Information about a character revealed through actions, words, thoughts
  3. 3. Unusual set of circumstances for which the reader craves an explanation; used to create suspense Mystery Surprise Conflict
  4. 4. Denotation Exact meaning of word Implied meaning of word Apparent contradiction that may hold some universal truth
  5. 5. Representing an abstract meaning through objects Allegory Allusion Assonance
  6. 6. Frame Story within a story The organization of a work Repetition of stressed and unstressed syllables
  7. 7. Conveying a meaning that is literal opposite of actual meaning Irony Verbal Irony Paradox
  8. 8. Indirect Characterization Information revealed about character through thoughts, actions, words Information revealed about character through adjectives Changing character
  9. 9. A private daily record of experiences or feelings Diary Journal Narrative
  10. 10. Medieval romance Stories about adventures with a king or a knight and a hero with a quest An old fashioned love story Adventurous story with legendary heroes
  11. 11. Word choice Diction Tone Style
  12. 12. Writing that mocks the subject Satirical Essay Ironic Essay Humorous Essay
  13. 13. Figurative language Figure of speech – Not literal Something is literally stated Language that entertains
  14. 14. Style Way something is said or expressed How the author feels about the subject The reason for writing
  15. 15. Repetition of consonants Consonance Alliteration Assonance
  16. 16. The reason the author writes about a topic Purpose Syntax Tone
  17. 17. Syntax Study of rules of arrangement in writing Complex and many sided Controlling idea of a work
  18. 18. Connotation Implied meaning Repetition of vowels Literal meaning
  19. 19. Daily record of observations Journal Stream of consciousness Diary
  20. 20. Writer’s attitude towards subject or audience Tone Style Diction
  21. 21. Words associated with the five senses Imagery Metaphor Simile
  22. 22. Verbal Irony Saying or writing one thing and meaning another Contradiction with apparent universal truth Something happening that is not expected
  23. 23. Like or as to compare Simile Metaphor Imagery
  24. 24. Style The reason why the author chose a certain topic Author’s attitude towards subject or audience The way the author writes
  25. 25. Giving human characteristics to objects or animals Personification Imagery Alliteration
  26. 26. Situational Irony What happens is not expected Contradiction with universal truth Saying one thing and meaning another
  27. 27. Form Organization of a work that gives it unity Way that an author writes All elements work together to achieve central purpose
  28. 28. Central character in a story Protagonist Antagonist Round Character
  29. 29. Paradox Contradiction with some universal truth What happens is not expected Something is said, while something else is meant
  30. 30. Makes the reader eager to find out what will happen next Suspense Mystery Plot manipulation
  31. 31. Reference to historical event Allusion Alliteration Imagery
  32. 32. Clash of actions, goals or ideas Conflict Dilemma Plot manipulation
  33. 33. Repetition of vowel sounds Assonance Consonance Alliteration
  34. 34. Structure Sequence of events All elements working together to achieve the same goal Controlling idea
  35. 35. Repetition of initial consonant sounds Alliteration Assonance Consonance
  36. 36. A force conflicting with the main character Antagonist Protagonist Dynamic Character
  37. 37. Rhyme Repetition of all sounds Structure that gives a work unity Pattern of stressed and Unstressed syllables
  38. 38. Nonrealistic story Fantasy Epic Drama
  39. 39. Pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables Rhythm/Meter Rhyme Structure
  40. 40. Allegory Story with a second meaning below the first meaning Reference to history Object that means more than what it is
  41. 41. Metaphor Comparison of two dissimilar things, without like or as Object that means more than it appears on the surface Comparison with like or as
  42. 42. Sequence of events in a story Structure Plot Artistic unity
  43. 43. Something that means more than what it suggests on the surface Symbol Alliteration Motif
  44. 44. Objective point of view Narrator disappears into roving camera Author disappears into one of the characters Viewpoint of one of the characters
  45. 45. First person point of view Author disappears into one of the characters Author has unlimited Knowledge Author takes on roving sound camera
  46. 46. Shows thoughts going through character’s head for a period of time Stream of consciousness First Person Point of View Indirect Characterization
  47. 47. Told from the perspective of one of the characters First Person Third Person Limited Third Person Unlimited
  48. 48. Omniscient point of View Unlimited knowledge in third person Third person limited First Person
  49. 49. Controlling idea Theme Plot Structure
  50. 50. Dynamic character Changes throughout the course of the work The main character in a work A character that remains generally the same
  51. 51. Character stays the same from beginning to end Static Character Flat Character Round Character
  52. 52. Recognizable, stereotypical figure Stock Character Static Character Flat Character
  53. 53. Literary Fiction Serious story that intends to broaden understanding and awareness of life A story intended for entertainment All literary elements in a story work together to achieve a central purpose
  54. 54. Round Characters Complex and many sided Changes throughout the story Remains the same character from the beginning to the end
  55. 55. Have one or two predominant traits Flat Characters Static Characters Stock Characters
  56. 56. Plot manipulation Situation with an unjustified plot turn When all literary elements in a story work together to achieve a central purpose A character has to choose between two decisions, both undesirable
  57. 57. Condition where all literary elements work together to achieve a central purpose Artistic unity Dilemma Plot manipulation
  58. 58. Unhappy ending Ending that turns out unhappily Ending that turns out well Unexpected ending
  59. 59. Ending that turns out well for protagonist Happy Ending Unhappy ending Surprise ending
  60. 60. Surprise Ending Completed unexpected ending Ending that turns out unhappily Ending that turns out well
  61. 61. Unexpected plot turn Surprise Surprise ending Plot manipulation
  62. 62. Dilemma A character must choose between two decisions, both undesirable Unusual set of circumstances used to create suspense Makes the reader want to keep reading
  63. 63. Fiction intended for entertainment Commercial fiction Fantasy Literary fiction
  64. 64. OH NO!
  65. 65. YEAH!

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