Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Lit Terms 1-5

Allegory: a tale in prose or verse in which characters, actions, or settings represent abstract ideas or moral qualities; a story that uses symbols to make a point

Alliteration: the repetition of similar sounds in a group of words

 Allusion: a reference to a person, place, event, or a piece of literary work the author expects the reader to know

Ambiguity: Something uncertain as to interpretation

Anachronism: Something that shows up in the wrong place at the wrong time

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