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Literary elements review ppt


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Literary elements review ppt

  1. 1. Literary Elements Review
  2. 2. Create a simile comparing the following 2 words House AND Rabbit
  3. 3. What is alliteration?
  4. 4. What is alliteration?• the repetition of an initial consonant sound.• the repetition of a vowel sound.C.the repetition of a phrase• the repetition of a particular rhyme scheme
  5. 5. What is characterization?
  6. 6. What is characterization?• Non-fiction writing that chronicles a particular character in history• The act of creating and developing a characterC. A style of writing that includes many characters• A reference to a person, place, or thing.
  7. 7. What is diction?
  8. 8. What is diction?• The author’s or speaker’s word choice• Poetry that has been dictate to someone else to writeC.A type of literature that puts emphasis on particular words• Writing or speech that is not meant to be taken literally
  9. 9. What is figurative language?
  10. 10. What is figurative language?• Highly imaginative writing• Language that includes figures and factsC.Writing or speech that is not meant to be taken literally• Writing that explains in great detail
  11. 11. What is foreshadowing?
  12. 12. What is foreshadowing?• Clues or hints of what might happen later in the story• Dark or dangerous figures in stories that play small roles• Conversation between characters• A set of ideas that helps to describe the story in its entirety
  13. 13. Why would an author use foreshadowing?
  14. 14. Why would an author use foreshadowing?• To aid in explaining what happens in the story• To build reader’s expectations and to create suspense• To bore the reader so they don’t want to read the book anymore• To shadow a particular character
  15. 15. Write a free versepoem. Must be at least 25 words long.
  16. 16. List as many genres aspossible in 30 seconds.
  17. 17. What is irony?
  18. 18. What is irony?• Highly musical verse of poetry• Something heavy that is used to “drop” into the middle of a plot• A reason that explains why a character does what he/she does• A contradiction between what happens and what is expected
  19. 19. What are the 3 types of irony?
  20. 20. What are the 3 types of irony?• Causation, Fixation, and Developmental• Situational, Dramatic, and Verbal• Dictated, Elusive, and Discrete• Ironic, Humorous, and Narrative
  21. 21. Give an example of an ironic situation.
  22. 22. Write a metaphorcomparing this class to Math class.
  23. 23. What is personification?
  24. 24. Why would an author use symbolism?
  25. 25. Why would an author use symbolism?• To help explain the author’s purpose• To highlight certain elements the author wants to emphasize & add levels of meaning• To explain where the story may go next• To set up a sequel
  26. 26. What 2 ways can theme beexplained throughout a story?
  27. 27. What 2 ways can theme beexplained throughout a story?• Loudly and softly• Eloquently and purposefully• Directly and indirectly• Ominously and Quickly
  28. 28. What is tone?
  29. 29. What is tone?• A work of literature that results in a tragedy for the main character• The writer’s attitude to his/her audience and subject• Word choice that helps explain the purpose of the work• A conclusion that is unexpected
  30. 30. What is the rhymescheme of this poem? Feelings Hunger, temptation longing laughter, joy and tears. Anger, loving, curiosity hopeful, happiness and fears. All these are inside me And they all are coming out. Don’t know if I’m coming or going Or to scream or shout!
  31. 31. What is assonance?
  32. 32. What is assonance?• The repetition of identical or similar vowel sounds in neighboring words.• The repetition of phrases throughout poetry• The repetition of consonant sounds throughout words• The repetition of a particular stanza in poetry
  33. 33. Write a haiku.