literary terms

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  1. world literature

    Can someone tell me some websites I can use to define the following literary terms 1. literary journal 2.literary canon 3. reader-response criticism 4. anapest 5. tone 6. plot 7. characterization 8. setting 9. point of view 10. irony 11. theme 12.
  2. Poetry

    “Sonnet 30” p. 960 Author: William Shakespeare. Type of Poem: Sonnet. Poetry/Literary Terms: Theme/Meaning: “Casey at the Bat” p.42 Author: Ernest Lawrence Thayer Type of Poem: ______________________ Poetry/Literary Terms: Theme/Meaning: “The
  3. english

    Which is true of a literary argument? a. It should be impassioned in tone. b. It must be made by literary critics. c. It is a disagreement between two literary works. d. None of the above I am thinking the answer in D because a literary argument is making
  4. English/Reading

    I need 3 examples of metaphors and personification in the Book I am Regina by Sally M. Keehn Please tell us what you've found, and we'll be glad to critique your answer. I cannot, since I haven't ever read that book, but there are excellent explanations of
  5. literature

    My question is in the story "young goodman brown", by Nathaniel Hawthorne. can someone give me an example of a literary device and how the author used it. I have to come up with at least nine of them but I can't start because i am not understanding. I
  6. english

    Do all authors that write novels are literary writers? For example Hemingway is a literary writer and he writes novels. Will F. Scott Fitzgerald also be a literary writer since he is a novelist? yes. Check a dictionary, either dead tree or online, for a
  7. English

    I need help in identifying literary terms in Much Ado About Nothing by Shakespere. The literary terms must be from Act 5 Scene 1 page 163 Prince: "see see, here comes the man we went to seek." to Act 5 scene 1 page 167 Benedick: "Fare you well..., and till
  8. SUBJECT

    Which of the following statements about literary movements is NOT true? A A literary movement is a period that shares a particular set of ideas, concerns, or characteristics. B Ideas, concerns, or characteristics may be shared by literary movements. C
  9. english

    Which of the following statements about literary movements is NOT true? A. A literary movement is a period that shares a particular set of ideas, concerns, or characteristics. B. Ideas, concerns, or characteristics may be shared by literary movements. C.
  10. literature

    Reflecting on this week’s literary readings, as well as your own reading experiences, identify at least one major similarity and one major difference between the forms of the short story and the poem. How do the differences between these literary forms
  11. English

    I am doing my summer reading for 9th grade reading assignment & need to write about 10 passages from a variety of literary terms. Could you explain some of these terms?
  12. English/Grammar/Appositives

    Are the commas a correctly placed? 1. The term hardware refers to the computing equipment, itself. 2. The year, 1975, marked the arrival of the microcomputer Neither of those sentences needs any commas. =) Can u give me 3 examples of similies, metaphors
  13. literature-in-eng

    what are the basic literary terms
  14. language arts

    I need help finding Literary Terms.
  15. eng

    What is objective (in terms of literary devices)?
  16. 8th grade litrature

    literary terms in wreck of the hesperus
  17. literary

    in literary terms a character whose actions are inspiring or noble is?
  18. Literature

    What literature would be considered to be part of the United States' current literary canon? There are so many, it's hard to name just one!! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_literature Here is an article about American Lit, with links to many, many
  19. introduction, eng

    i'm writing a short essay where i have to describe three writers about their literary techniques. for my introduction, i want to start out with a saying why writers use literary devices. Then i want introduce the writers and their different techniques. but
  20. Literature

    what does it mean: literary journal The term "literary journal" can mean two things, I think. 1. A magazine or journal that is published and focuses only on literary works, current and past.
  21. bege 101

    give example of literary and non-literary prose by citing examples from any of your choice-350 words
  22. english

    literary and non-literary prose.. i have to write a passage citing examples of the above on a source of my choice... so what do they mean.. or how should i go about it...
  23. English

    show your understanding of literary and non-literary prose by citing examples and discussing them. 450 words
  24. literature

    list the literary works that you would put in your personal literary canon.
  25. English

    is point of view a literary element or literary technique?
  26. Grade 12 english

    I'm to compare I have a Dream speech with Mandela's Inauguration speech literary devices used in their speeches. I found the similarities of literary devices used for both speeches but I cant answer the differences of literary devices between the two
  27. Literature

    I need help in with writing my introduction paragraph I have started with Literary devices are use by authors to make their readers think and relate to their topics. Greek literature is a great example of this. The meaning of these symbols is affected by
  28. ENG125

    how is the more direct performative aspect of drama and /poetry reflected in these forms? for example, each genre's uses of literary structure, language, technique, and style. How do these literary elements affect your reading experence?
  29. literature

    1. An important similarity shared by walt whitman and emily dickinson are? A. Fondness for big cityiving B. obscurity during their lifetime C. Rejection by the literary community D. Abandonment of literary conventions
  30. ela

    I'm writing an essay about an author using a specific literary device to prove their purpose. Is indirect/direct characterization a literary device?
  31. English

    I am having difficulties identifying the literary term in this sentence. What is the literary term in "John told me about when he fell off his bike and broke his arm last year?" Thanks
  32. english

    what is a literary writer? Someone who writes literature? http://www.answers.com/literary Then comes the question of which works are considered literature and which are not. =)
  33. Social Studies

    Hey, I recently started a literary magazine called The Lotus Reader (site address found under literary magazines on wikipedia) It could really use some non fiction articles, so if any of you have any essays, pieces, etc. to submit, perhaps that you've
  34. english

    Example of literary and non literary prose by citing example?
  35. statistics

    The proportion of adults in the US with basic literary skills is 43%. If a hypothesis test is performed on this, how should you (in terms of the claim) interpret a decision that rejects the null hypothesis?
  36. English

    give examples of literary and non-literary prose by citing examples from any source.350 words
  37. English

    What is one literary element of the poem "Not waving but drowning"? PLS HELP IMEDIATELY!!! I only need one literary element because I can not find one.
  38. English Essay- The Great Gatsby

    I am writing a literary essay about The Great Gatsby. My claim is "money cannot buy you happiness" I am working on the Literary device paragraph right now but I can't seem to find a motif/symbol in the story that can prove my claim. Help please!
  39. English

    Read the following line from "The Pin": I felt like a character in an old Jimmy Stewart movie. The reference to "Jimmy Stewart" in this line is most likely intended as a (an) _________ allusion. a.) biblical b.) literary** c.) historical d.) mythological I
  40. British Literature

    Authors uses literary devices such as foreshadowing,symbolism,similes,metaphor,personification, and allusions. What are two literary devices used in Jane Austen Sense and Sensibility. explain how it contributes to the novels setting or the plot.
  41. Spanish

    2. Working on the school newspaper and literary magazine are popular extracurricular activities amoung Guatemalan teenagers. -False? 3. The currency of many Spanish-speaking countries contains the images of literary characters, political leaders, and
  42. English

    Hi I was wondering if anybody could explain what "winged words" are in terms of the Odyssey? Thanks. Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. Here is the definition from allwords.com Definitions winged words plural noun 1. literary: Meaningful
  43. english

    what is the literacy term called when the mood of a novel matches the weather? Isn't it sunny? You might try this literary terms website: http://web.cn.edu/kwheeler/lit_terms_M.html Scroll down until you reach MOOD. =)
  44. history

    1-Which of the following statements about literary movements is NOT true? (1 point) A A literary movement is a period that shares a particular set of ideas, concerns, or characteristics. B Ideas, concerns, or characteristics may be shared by literary
  45. literary

    give examples literary and non literary prose by citing examples from any source .
  46. american literature

    literary elements such as alliteration, assonance, and consonance are used to create sound effects. list three literary elements that Poe used as sound devices in "Annabel Lee" and give an example of each from the poem
  47. math

    when you are multiplying an equation how do you find like terms The ones that look alike. The numbers are like terms such as 4 or 8 or 10. The variables are like terms such as 4x or 9x or 3x but both of these like terms are different still from say 4x^2 or
  48. Literature

    In my lit class we have to pick a story from our reading list and pick two or three literary devices that the author used and discuss them. Im not sure what is meant by literary devices. Can someone help me out here?
  49. Humanities

    Compare and contrast the Greek and Roman civilizations in terms of cultural and artistic achievements, political and legal innovations, social and economic programs, philosophical, literary and intellectual enrichment, and constructive infrastructure.
  50. eng 125

    Reflecting on this week’s literary readings, as well as your own reading experiences, identify at least one major similarity and one major difference between the forms of the short story and the poem. How do the differences between these literary forms
  51. English

    What genre is "The White Heron"? literary realism romanticism modernism colonial literature In my opinion, it is literary realism and romanticism
  52. literary

    Give examples of literary and non-literary prose by citing examples from any source of your choice - 350 words (you may quote the source).
  53. English

    I have two questions for english that I honestly don't know… I put what I think it is but I think its completely wrong… 1. Which of the following is a possible setting for works of American literary realism? Check all that apply. a. American West* b.
  54. poetry

    I need help on figuring out the type of poem and developing a theme and meaning the themes/meaning is confusing me on some of them “No, Thank You, John” I never said I loved you, John: Why will you tease me day by day, And wax a weariness to think upon
  55. english

    I need help with this question about annabel lee. Identify literary elements (mood, imagery, symbolism, contrast, comparison) and explain how they add to your understanding of the poem. Discuss two specific instances in the poem where you see a literary
  56. english

    i have to write a literary analysis for the poem, "the tide rises, the tide falls". in the poem ive chosen write abt two elements, imagery and symbolism. and ive to analyse their purpose, effect, and place in the literary work's meaning. thus im just
  57. english

    i have to write a literary analysis for the poem, "the tide rises, the tide falls". in the poem ive chosen write abt two elements, imagery and symbolism. and ive to analyse their purpose, effect, and place in the literary work's meaning. thus im just
  58. English

    What are the meanings of the following literary terms: 1. Biological Criticism 2. Historical Criticism 3. Reader-Response Criticism 4. Formal Criticism 5. Gender Criticism 6. Marxist/Marxian Criticism 7. Psychological Criticism
  59. English 125 introduction literature

    summarize the major similarities and differences between the forms of drama, poetry, and the short story. Demonstrate your ideas with textual examples from the course readings. In your response, include at least one example of each literary form. If you
  60. English

    A theme is best described as? A. A moral lesson presented in a work of literature B. The central idea or insight about life revealed in a literary work C. The subject of a work of literature D. A series of related events in a literary work I picked B but
  61. writing

    In your post, summarize the major similarities and differences between the forms of drama, poetry, and the short story. Demonstrate your ideas with textual examples from the course readings. In your response, include at least one example of each literary
  62. English

    For a project im writing about 1950's food and the food that was unique to that time. But, in my report i also have to compare a literary work to the information i find on 1950's food. my teacher said the best work would be like a poem, song, article about
  63. English- literary?

    Ok I had 2 eng. questions, what makes a piece of writing literature, and the second was who decides what is literary or not? I got the first question, but no idea on the second one?? Is it publishers and scholarly peers or what? Generally, scholars
  64. Fibonacci Numbers

    This is not a test question, but I did not know what the appropriate topic for my question is. If I used the terms 2, 3, 4, 8 consecutive terms of the Fibonacci sequence. "a" is the first and fourth terms and "b" is twice the product of the second and
  65. literature

    How do poets utilize literary devices and conventions to develop themes in their poetry? Good explanation here: "Language is a means of communication by symbolic sounds and graphics. The meaning of these symbols is affected by the use of literary devices
  66. English Help Please!!! Check!!

    Concision Rewrite the sentences using concision techniques (replacing phrases with words, combining sentences, etc.) discussed in class to simply these wordy sentences. 1. Critics cannot avoid employing complex and abstract technical terms if they are to
  67. English

    I'm having trouble writing an introduction to this literary analysis. It's for "A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings". I'm supposed to show how the elements point of view, character, setting, tone and style, and symbolism convey the authors themes or central
  68. Biology

    In phylogenetics, we use the terms monophyletic, polyphyletic, and paraphyletic. What do each of these terms mean? How might the concept of shared, derived traits fit with these terms? I know what each of the terms mean. I am not sure about the second
  69. early childhood

    Which one of the following statements about literary elements is TRUE? A. The author should end the book with a closing comment to ensure that the story’s moral is conveyed. B. Setting is a backdrop that can be changed without affecting the plot. C. Good
  70. english

    how do you write an evaluation? What kind of evaluation are you referring to? Job evaluation? Evaluation of literary work? Or what? If you're referring to a literary evaluation, here's a webpage that may help:
  71. Literature

    What literature do you consider to be part of the United States' current literary canon, and why? o How do those selections reflect the cultural tradition of the United States? o What do you consider to be part of your personal literary canon?
  72. Literature

    What literature do you consider to be part of the United States' current literary canon, and why? How do those selections reflect the cultural tradition of the United States? What do you consider to be part of your personal literary canon?
  73. Finding and evaluating sources

    When using search engines, how do you conduct searches that include two or more items? use and between the terms use but between the terms use not between the terms use for between the terms MY Answer A
  74. English

    Thank you very much. I still have these sentences I'm doubtful about. My doubt is whether I should use the present perfect or the simple past (considering that it is the end of the school year) 1) Exercises for literary text analyses aimed at developing
  75. English

    What are the elements of the literary genres of suspense and horror? How is foreshadowing used to create suspense? What is an unreliable narrator? What are the characteristics of a stock character? What is the purpose of poetic devices such as assonance,
  76. english

    i am writing a literary research paper on the book robinson crusoe. my thesis is In "Robinson Crusoe" Daniel Defoe uses the protagonist to show the sporadic but guiding relationship between God and man. I am having trouble coming up with a title. So far I
  77. language arts

    i need help depicting a poem using literary terms. The poem is Dear Sister and goes: Do not believe what all you read in the papers, Leona, about the strikers being reds. It is true, the Communist Party of New York sent down a truckload of potatoes. You
  78. medical terminology

    Your Aunt Mary has recently been diagnosed with emphysema. You are going to be attending a family function in the near future, and you think that some of your relatives will ask you the meaning of medical terms that they have heard or read about emphysema.
  79. advanced english 2

    Is this a metaphor? She wanted to tell him to stop being a chicken, because that was what it came down to when you cut to the chase, as their Dad said. She wanted to tell him to stop being a chicken ... I guess you could say so!
  80. Government

    How many terms can a president serve according to the Constitution? a. one term b. two terms*** c. three terms d. unlimited terms
  81. English

    Do you know a lot about literary terms? I know it is when a poem or story makes reeference to another poem or story, but I'm not sure what it's called. For example, in the book I'm reading, the character says “If you dressed me up in an orange-and-red
  82. English

    1) The following passage is an example of which literary element? "Give back your heart to itself, to the stranger who has loved you all your life, whom you ignored for another, who knows you by heart." a)paradox b)magical realism c)metaphor d)hyperbole*
  83. English - Poetry

    2. The capital words in the following excerpt are an example of which literary element? "And both that morning equally LAY IN LEAVES no step had trodden black." a. rhyme b. rhythm c. alliteration d. simile 3. The following excerpt is an example of which
  84. English (URGENT)

    How many paragraphs does a literary review have? This is a writing assignment for Grade 12 English. I need to write literary review on an article I find on the internet. I have an identification paragraph that talks about the author's credentials. Then I
  85. Literature

    How is the more direct performative aspect of drama and/or poetry reflected in these forms? (Consider for example, each genre’s uses of literary structure, language, technique, and style.) How do these literary elements affect your reading experience? In
  86. Day secondary school kataeregi

    The first and last terms of an a.p are 79 and 5 and it's sum is 814 find(a) the number of terms in the a.p(b)the common different between them.(c) the 9th terms is of an a.p is 52, while the 12th terms is 70 find the sum of it's 20th terms.
  87. advanced english 2

    I need two metaphors, 1 personification and 1 allusion from "The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon" by Stephen King Be sure to look up each term here: http://www.lausd.k12.ca.us/lausd/resources/Literary.Terms.Menu.html Then when you find what you believe are
  88. English

    Could someone please explain to me the rhyming scheme of a Petrarchan poem? http://www.answers.com/topic/petrarchan-sonnet Let us know if you still have questions. =) Here's an excellent explanation of how one figures a rhyme scheme:
  89. Literature

    Post a 150- to 300-word response to the following discussion question by clicking on Reply · Select one essay from this week’s assigned reading, and do the following: 1. Explain the most important difference between an essay and a short story, poem or
  90. math

    find X if the numbers X+3, 5x-3, and 7x+3 are three consecutive terms of a G.P of positive terms. with this value X and given the X+3, 5x -3 and 7x +3 are the third, fourth and fifth terms of the G.P.. find the sum of the first 8 terms of the progression.
  91. English

    1. Which idea is central to a literary analysis? A. the number of images in the work B. the order of the images in the work C. how the imagery relates to the work as a whole D. Imagery is not central to a literary analysis I think it's C? 2. Which should
  92. literature

    All literature involves some kind of performance which is intended for an audience. Sometimes, however, the performative quality of a work (i.e., the fact that it is being presented to an audience) is more obvious than at others. Drama and poetry, for
  93. sociology

    hi, i have just seen 4 new terms in sociology,chapter family..and i don't know what is it? the terms are, ideological state apparatus, domestic labourmatrifocal and matrilineal..i don't what is it.. i hve just seen these terms as exam question by
  94. LA

    How does a genre affect the theme of a story - like A Christmas Carol? This site will give you a definition, plus types of literary genre. http://www.sevenoaks.wa.edu.au/linkpage/reading/read4.html If "A Christmas Carol" were meant to be humorous, how
  95. literature

    What literature would be considered to be part of the United States CURRENT literary canon. You asked this question yesterday and I'll give you the same answer: There is not one magic list. It doesn't exist. http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1187126651
  96. Math

    1. The question is: List the like terms in the following group of terms. 7z, –8yz^2, 9y^2z, –3yz^2, –5yz^2, 9y^2 I Listed them as follows: -8yz^2, –3yz^2,–5yz^2,9y^2z, 9y^2, 7z 2. The next question asks: List the terms of the following
  97. Math

    Use the quadratic formula to solve the equation for x in terms of y and y in terms of x. (Enter your answers as a comma-separated list. If there is no solution, enter NO SOLUTION.) 2x^2 + 7xy + 1 − y^2 = 0 (a) x in terms of y x = (b) y in terms of x y =
  98. Algebra 1

    simplify 2/x^2-y^2-1/x^2-3xy+2y^2-3/x^2-xy-2y^2 group like terms, and combine them. I see terms 1/x^2, y^2, and xy terms that can be grouped. We will be happy to critique your work.
  99. Further mathematics

    An exponential sequence of positive terms and a linear sequence have the same first terms.the sum of their second terms is 3/2 and the sum of their third terms is 6.find their fifth terms.
  100. LIT CLASS

    what is the allusion in this passage as so we conclude that despite the plethora televisions. stereo, video games, gigantic movie theater complexes and the world wide web-- all of which bombard the populace and myriad images and numberless opportunities to