Literature Through the Eyes of Faith Vocab

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Last updated: May 2, 2019

Symbol
a symbol means something in addition to itself

Paradigm
pictures or models used to bring the facts of the physical world into a coherent whole

Stereotype
generalizations about a group that categorize them

Proper Words
represent literal objects/facts

Figurative Words
express feelings and associated ideas

Metaphor
giving the thing a name that belongs to something else, a comparison

Simile
like or as

Interpretation
attempting to discover the meaning

Classic
of the highest class, model of its kind

The Literary Canon
classics-best literature

Popular Literature
works that are read and enjoyed by great numbers of people

Allusion
referring to another work/historical event

Formalist Criticism
criticism using elements of form to interpret meaning

Myth Critics
criticism focuses on the way First World has invented False images and myths of the Third World

Metafiction
discusses, describes, or analyzes a work of fiction

Mimesis
imitation of the real world

Parody
mockery of some kind

Immorality
the bible contains violence. shows us right and wrong

Christian Literature
religious beliefs based on the author

Sonnet
poem of 14 lines

Meter
the pattern of accent syllables

Common Meter
traditional structure used in hymns

Free Verse
no hymns or meter

Tone
the feeling, emotional residence

Archetype
common plots, characters, and images that occur repeatedly in lit

Conventions
recognizable formal devices

Irony
have a version of expectation when what we expect doesn’t happen

Prejudice
preconceived- confirm or challenge our prejudices. knowledge that we add.

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