Literary Analysis


Key Vocabulary

  1. Allegory
  2. Allusion
  3. Atmosphere
  4. Diction
  5. Figurative language
  6. Imagery
  7. Irony
    • Cosmic irony
    • Dramatic irony
    • Situational irony
    • Verbal irony
  8. Metaphor
  9. Mood
  10. Onomatopoeia
  11. Personification
  12. Simile
  13. Style
  14. Symbolism
  15. Tone

Reading Poetry



Key Vocabulary

  1. Acrostic
  2. Alliteration
  3. Assonance
  4. Couplet
  5. Enjambment
  6. Haiku
  7. Meter
  8. Quatrain
  9. Rhyme
  10. Rhythm
  11. Sonnet
  12. Stanza
  13. Stressed/unstressed syllable
  14. Verse

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Reading Drama


Key Vocabulary

  1. Act
  2. Apostrophe
  3. Catharis
  4. Comedy
  5. Costume
  6. Dialogue
  7. Prop
  8. Set
  9. Stage directions
  10. Tragedy
  11. Tragic dilemma
  12. Tragic flaw

What dramatic elements are in a play?

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How do playwrights reveal details about characters and plot?

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