Unit%201%20 Terms%20 Worksheet

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Unit%201%20 Terms%20 Worksheet

  1. 1. Print FormUNIT 1 - LITERARY TERMS Click here for the Term Definitions Click here for Terms ProjectPlaywright ExamplesPlaywright Name Ben Jonson Name of Play Volpone EYears lived 6/11/1572 to 8/6/1637 Year of play 1606 N GSource www.wikipedia.com +Playwright Name William Shakespeare Name of Play Macbeth A D VYears lived (Birth date unknown) to 4/23/1616 Year of play Anywhere from 1603 to 1607Source www.wikipedia.comCloset Drama ExamplePlaywright Name Fulke Greville Name of Closet Drama Mustapha E N GYears lived 1554-1628 Year of play Printed in 1609 +Why is this classified A It is classified as a closet drama because it would more commonly be read than performed.as a Closet Drama? D VSource www.bartleby.comHigh Comedy ExamplePlaywright Name Oscar Wilde Name of High Comedy The Importance of Being Earnest A D VYears lived 10/16/1854 to 11/30/1900 Year of play 1895 O NWhy is this classified L It is a High Comedy because it uses wit and makes fun of the rules of society.as a High Comedy? YSource www.wikipedia.comLow Comedy ExamplePlaywright Name Patrick Barlow Name of Low Comedy The 39 Steps A D VYears lived 3/18/1947 to present Year of play Re-adapted in 2005 O NWhy is this classified L It uses more of a physical type of humor and not really the witty type.as a Low Comedy? YSource www.wikipedia.com
  2. 2. Romantic Comedy ExamplePlaywright Name Bernard Slade Name of Play Romantic Comedy E N GYears lived 5/2/1939 to present Year of play 1979 +Why is this classified as a Because it is about two playwrights meeting and becoming humorously and romantically ARomantic Comedy? involved. D VSource www.wikipedia.comComedy 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 Why?stock character? E N GWhat is an example of a Why?stock character? + A DWhat is an example of a Why? 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 Name of Play E N GYears lived Year of play +Why is this classified as a ATragicomedy? D VSourceTheatre 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 Name of Book E N GYears lived Year of Book +Why is this classified as ANon Fiction? D VSourceBildungsroman 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 Name of Book E N GYears lived Year of Book +Why is this classified as a AShort Story? D VSourceNovella ExampleAuthors Name Name of Book E N GYears lived Year of Book +Why is this classified as a ANovella? D VSourceEpic Poetry ExamplePoets Name Name of Poem E N GYears lived Year of Poem +Why is this classified as Aan Epic Poem? D VSourceDramatic Poetry ExamplePoets Name Name of Poem E N GYears lived Year of Poem +Why is this classified as ADramatic Poetry? D VSource
  6. 6. Lyric Poetry ExamplePoets Name Name of Poem E N GYears lived Year of Poem +Why is this classified as a ALyric Poem? D VSourceDramatic 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 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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