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Rhythm-Understatement
Rhythm <ul><li>The alternation of stressed & unstressed syllables in language </li></ul>
Setting <ul><li>The time and the place of a story or a play </li></ul>
Simile <ul><li>A figure of speech that makes a comparison between two unlike things using “like” or “as” </li></ul>
Soliloquy <ul><li>A long speech  </li></ul><ul><li>The character is usually alone onstage </li></ul><ul><li>The character ...
Sonnet <ul><li>14 line lyric poem </li></ul><ul><li>Usually written in iambic pentameter </li></ul><ul><li>has a definite ...
Stanza <ul><li>A group of consecutive lines in a poem that form a single stanza </li></ul>
Style <ul><li>The manner in which writers or speakers say what they wish to say </li></ul>
Symbol <ul><li>A person, place, thing, or event that stands both for itself and for something beyond itself </li></ul>
Theme <ul><li>A central idea or insight in a work of literature </li></ul>
Tone <ul><li>The attitude a writer takes toward a reader, subject, or a character </li></ul><ul><li>sarcastic, foreboding,...
Understatement <ul><li>A figure of speech that consists of saying less than what is really meant. </li></ul><ul><li>“It’s ...
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Rhythm Understandment

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Rhythm Understandment

  1. 1. Rhythm-Understatement
  2. 2. Rhythm <ul><li>The alternation of stressed & unstressed syllables in language </li></ul>
  3. 3. Setting <ul><li>The time and the place of a story or a play </li></ul>
  4. 4. Simile <ul><li>A figure of speech that makes a comparison between two unlike things using “like” or “as” </li></ul>
  5. 5. Soliloquy <ul><li>A long speech </li></ul><ul><li>The character is usually alone onstage </li></ul><ul><li>The character expresses private thoughts or feelings </li></ul>
  6. 6. Sonnet <ul><li>14 line lyric poem </li></ul><ul><li>Usually written in iambic pentameter </li></ul><ul><li>has a definite rhyme scheme </li></ul>
  7. 7. Stanza <ul><li>A group of consecutive lines in a poem that form a single stanza </li></ul>
  8. 8. Style <ul><li>The manner in which writers or speakers say what they wish to say </li></ul>
  9. 9. Symbol <ul><li>A person, place, thing, or event that stands both for itself and for something beyond itself </li></ul>
  10. 10. Theme <ul><li>A central idea or insight in a work of literature </li></ul>
  11. 11. Tone <ul><li>The attitude a writer takes toward a reader, subject, or a character </li></ul><ul><li>sarcastic, foreboding, inspiring </li></ul>
  12. 12. Understatement <ul><li>A figure of speech that consists of saying less than what is really meant. </li></ul><ul><li>“It’s a little wet out there.” </li></ul>

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