English Lifepac #8 Self Test #2 Study Guide

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Last updated: April 27, 2019
Figurative Image
One that involves what is called a turn on the literal meaning of the word.

Characterization
The creation of imaginary persons in a work of fiction that exist as real in the fictional world

Analogy
The comparison of two things that are alike in certain respects

3 Ways to Construct a Plot
By selection, by imposing order, and by choosing only some actions, events, or characters

3 Ways to Present Characters
A block of information, in action, or from within

Mood/Tone/Atmosphere
The atmosphere of a literary work.

Literal Image
One that doesn’t change or extend the obvious meaning of the words

Irony
A figure of speech in which the actual intent that the writer wants to communicate is expressed in words that carry the opposite meaning

Pattern of Imagery
Can be a clue to the deeper meaning of the work being read, but not consciously made by the author.

McTeague
Frank Norris

Moby-Dick
Herman Melville

The Scarlet Letter
Nathaniel Hawthorne

Uncle Tom’s Cabin
Harriet Beecher Stowe

Last of the Mohicans
James Fenimore Cooper

Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Mark Twain

O Pioneers!
Willa Cather

Main Street
Sinclair Lewis

All the King’s Men
Robert Penn Warren

The Bridge of the San Luis Rey
Thornton Wilder

The Pearl
John Steinbeck

The Leatherstocking Tales
Cooper’s Novels about Natty Bumppo

Samuel Langhorn Clemens
Mark Twain’s real name

Joan of Arc
The novel by Mark Twain that contributed to the romantic revival in literature

The Power of Sympathy
The book most generally conceded to be the first American Novel

Mark Twain’s two most famous historical novels
The Prince and the Pauper, and A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court

Cooper’s Leatherstocking Tales include
The Prairie, The Pioneers, The Deerslayer, The Last of the Mohicans, and The Pathfinders

Sinclair Lewis’s novel that was the closest to the realistic method
Arrowsmith

Robert Herrick
An idealist novelist

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