• Literary Terms
    Literary Terms BATHOS (Grk, "depth"): Bathos is a descent in literature in which a poet or writer--striving too hard to be passionate or elevated--falls into trivial or stupid imagery, phrasing, or ideas. Alexander Pope coined the usage to mock the unintentional mishaps of incompetent writers, but...
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  • Literary Terminology
    III. Literary terminology 1. Elements of Style a. Figures of Speech Figures of speech are expressions that stretch words beyond their literal meanings. By connecting or juxtaposing different sounds and thoughts, figures of speech increase the breadth and subtlety of expression. Alliteration: The...
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  • Essay
    which Shakespeare’s sonnets were written—the sonnet was the form of choice for lyric poets, particularly lyric poets seeking to engage with traditional themes of love and romance. (In addition to Shakespeare’s monumental sequence, the Astrophel and Stella sequence by Sir Philip Sydney stands as one of the...
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  • Literature
    [pic]Previous: Common Literary Forms and Genres Next: Literary Theory and Criticism [pic] Literary Movements and Periods Literature constantly evolves as new movements emerge to speak to the concerns of different groups of people and historical periods. Absurd, literature of the (c. 1930'...
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  • Test Renesance
    questions. 1. Comment on the theme of Thomas More’s Utopia. 2. Comment on Christopher Marlowe’s contribution to English literature. 3. What is your opinion about the moral expressed in Christopher Marlowe’s The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus? 4. What is the theme of The Merchant of Venice? 5...
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  • Poems with Theme with Life and Death and Their Analysis
    OF THEMES ON LIFE AND DEATH OF SOME POEMS Abstract: Some basic elements of poem and types of poem are included in this paper. Although there are countless number of poems on Life and Death, only the ones which seem noteworthy are studied and analysed in terms of themes. ...
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  • Bwap
    AP ENGLISH GLOSSARY OF LITERARY TERMS Created, compiled & edited from Various Sources *     N. Lund/Oxford Tutorials   ABSTRACT DICTION: See DICTION   ACTION: The bare events in a story. Action should not be confused with plot.  Plot includes the meaning and purpose of the events.  The action...
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  • African Oral Tradition: Forms and Relevances to Modern African Fiction
    INTRODUCTION Critics and literary artists have argued that writing is not a precondition before having an interesting oral narrative. There were oral narratives before writing came to Africa. Chinweizu & co. insist that we have oral narrative in Africa before people like Amos Tutuola began to write...
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  • Philippine Literature
    plays. Going over them is a very wonderful experience. It enables you to magnify your appreciation of literary selections and see the role they play in society and even grow and evolve through your literary journey. Objectives: At the end of the lesson, you should be able to: 1. State the meaning...
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  • Hamlet
    William Shakespeare uses various elements, themes and connections between them to present ideas of enduring value in ‘Hamlet. His character development in Hamlet &Claudius and use of dramatic techniques present values in ‘Hamlet’ those of which are timeless. These enduring values include guilt, corruption...
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  • Afro Asian
    acrontic, each line beginning with a different letter of the alphabet. Acrontic – 10. The whole carefully divided to form a series of dirges within a dirge. Dirges – Hymn; requiem 11. The author rejects the doctrine of vicarious righteousness and the visitation upon the son of sins of the fathers...
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  • Literary Terms
    Literary Terms Packet The terms in this packet will be used throughout the semester in literature discussions and on exams. Please memorize and be able to use and identify all terms in papers and on exams. Some information in this packet came from Modern English by Arnold Lazarus, et.al. and A Dictionary...
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  • Logic and History of Science
    http://www.unaab.edu.ng COURSE CODE: COURSE TITLE: NUMBER OF UNITS: COURSE DURATION: GNS 201 Writing and Literary Appreciation 1 Unit One hour per week COURSE DETAILS: COURSE DETAILS: Course Coordinator: Email: Office Location: Other Lecturers: Dr. Remi R. Aduradola, B.Ed., M.A., PhD yemrem1@yahoo...
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  • Musical Elements in Edgar Allan Poe's the Raven
    GHENT UNIVERSITY FACULTY OF ARTS AND PHILOSOPHY Master‘s Dissertation: Musical Elements in Edgar Allan Poe‘s ―The Raven‖: A Literary Study EVIE HEMERIJCKX MASTER OF COMPARATIVE MODERN LITERATURE PROMOTOR: PROF. DR. Vander Motten DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH LITERATURE ACADEMIC YEAR 2008 - 2009 ...
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  • A Written Report of Shelley’s “Ode to the West Wind”
    Shelley’s “Ode to the West Wind” I. The Author Percy Bysshe Shelley, the author of “Ode to the West Wind”, was a significant part of the English literary period we now refer to as the Romantic Age which ran from 1798 to 1832. The most prominent features of the Romantic period were the reflected...
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  • Echosei's Channel
    from popular and ephemeral classes of writing. Terms such as "literary fiction" and "literary merit" are used to distinguish individual works as art-literature rather than vernacular writing, and some critics exclude works from being "literary", for example, on grounds of weak or faulty style, use of slang...
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  • A Tentative Analysis of Symbolism in Beowulf
    Abstract Symbolism is an important technique in literary, and it has been used in many famous writers’’ works. Based on a relationship, it expresses some abstract concepts, theory and emotion. It can give literary works profound meanings beyond the symbol itself. Using symbolism properly...
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  • Why Study Literature
    change an opinion on a topic. Literary Criticism Overview For all its shortcomings, literary criticism still provides the poet with the tools for self-evaluation and self-improvement. It introduces work of periods and cultures different in theme and treatment. Literary criticism comes in various shapes...
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  • Impossibility of Certainty in Hamlet
    hesitancy in the face of two possibilities, that is central to Hamlet at every level. Hamlet is a play of misunderstanding and impediment. Its central theme is the elusiveness of knowledge and certainty. From the very first scene, the play establishes uncertainty through the interrogative dialogue between...
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  • Muchael Cunningham's "The Hours"
    Shakespeare's plays or Palladio's borrowing from classical forms or the later borrowing from Palladio or the habits of composers writing variations on earlier themes to acknowledge a venerable tradition of artistic repetition. In echoing this history, the arts of postmodernism suggest something more traditional...
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