ENG 231 Poetry Glossary Terms

alliteration The repetition of initial consonant sounds or of the same consonant. anapest unit of measurement with three syllables: first two unstressed, and the last one stressed. apostrophe Address to an absent figure or thing as if it were present or could listen. assonance Repetition in words of proximity of identical vowel sounds preceded and followed by different consonant sounds. blank verse Unrhymed iambic pentameter. consonance Repetition of similar sounds,

Types of Poetry and definitions

ABC Poem The first word of each line is in alphabetical order. Acrostic Poem The first letters of each line are aligned vertically to form a word Autobiographical Poem A poem about yourself. It has your personality traits and ambitions for your life. Ballad Poem A poem that tells a story similar to a folk tale or legend-often has a repeated refrain Cinquin Poetry -5 lines-line one has one word

How the theme of prejudice is dealt with in ‘Telephone Conversation’ and in ‘You Will Be Hearing From Us Shortly’

The poems Telephone Conversation and you will be hearing from us shortly both deal with prejudice and discrimination, however they both deal with different types. In Telephone Conversation we see racial prejudice against an African man looking for a flat, the woman is very blunt and rude. In You Will Be Hearing From Us Shortly we see general prejudice in a job interview in which the speaker is patronising and

A place of Muslim worship

In this essay, I will be looking at whether or not you need to go to the mosque to be a good Muslim. There are differences of opinion on this topic, as it has not been clarified in the Quran, Hadeeth or Sunnah. I will be weighing out the two arguments and giving my personal opinion on whether or not I fell that you have to attend the mosque to

Prediction and Inference terms

prediction an educated guess about what will happen next inference an educated guess; “reading between the lines” suspense a feeling of anxious curiosity foreshadowing clues that hint at what might happen later in a story character anyone who plays a part in a story character traits intangible qualities that make up a character’s personality motivation reasons behind a character’s behavior denotation dictionary definition of a word connotation feelings or attitudes

The Five Methods of Indirect Characterization

STEAL Speech, Thoughts, Effec, Actions, Looks. Speech What does the character say and how dos he/she speak? Thoughts What is shown about the character through his/her private thoughts and feelings? Effect What effect does the character have on other people? Actions What does the character do? How does the character act in different situations? Looks What does the character’s appearance say about his/her personality?

Dramatic Literature Terms

aside a line spoken by an actor to the audience but not intended for others on the stage monologue a (usually long) dramatic speech by a single actor given to more than one or many characters on stage soliloquy in drama, a character speaks alone on stage to allow his/her thoughts and ideas to be conveyed to the audience dramatic foil a character who highlights the traits of another character

Characterization Literary Terms

characters people, animals, or imaginary creatures who take part in a work of literature dynamic character a character who undergoes important changes as the plot progresses static character a character who remains the same throughout the course of the story, play, or novel protagonist the main character in a story, play, or novel antagonist the force working against the main character in a story, play, or novel characterization the way

Throughout just one of those terms that don’t

Throughout To Kill a Mockingbird, Atticus Finch brings a positive and sometimes negative impact to the lives of Maycomb, Alabama. He affects multiple people with their problems and helps them get through it. People, and especially his children, have their own opinions on him because of his certain beliefs and morality that he stands up for. Two major characteristics of his personality is that he’s wise and understanding with people.

Multicultural Paper

Multicultural has a major effect on our society; our world is made of different races, socioeconomic statuses, languages and cultures. According to Hall, (2010) multicultural is define as having multiple ways of viewing the world. The way a certain group look at something may not be what another group perceives it to be. Culture is how people look at their world, people first look at their culture in order to

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