- Created by: Abigail
- Created on: 18-09-18 13:36
Is a name for an extended metaphor, creating a constant, close comparison.
e.g. comparing Britain to a hive of bees with the queen, workers and soldiers.
Satire that uses caricature (causing laughter by imitating someones work)
informal language of conversation
the culmination or result of an action, plan or plot.
An impassioned rant or angry speech of denunciation
Philosophical empiricism means basing knowledge on direct, sensory perceptions of the world.
Empirical means seeking out facts established by experience and not theory.
To emphasise or make prominent
hyperbole that seems impossible
A text that plays games with a readers expectations
makes it obvious that the story is fiction.
Could be where the character suddenly addresses the audience, breaking the 4th wall
The name given to experiments carried out in poetry, prose and art from around 1920-1939
The reducing of another text to ridicule by hostile imitation
More independent than a metaphor and less specific than an allegory.
Symbols are often elusive in their exact meanings.
For example, in Dracula blood is used as a symbol
Challenges ideas of society.
Crosses boundaries of culture or taste, usually with a subversive intention.
Any of the devices where art language differentiates itself from functional language
metaphors, similies, rhyme etc
To invest with value
Valued by romantic poets
A poem celebrating a wedding
Often glorifying something
It is a lyric address, originally sung to music.
An idealised depiction of rural life
The repeating of a single line in a poem, often at the last stanza.
A reoccuring word or phrase in a poem that may not necessarily be a refrain
A genre of plays which have apparently impossible or ridiculous events that make a statement about the strangeness of life.
A piece of drama with a political point
Ignores rules of classical drama. A piece of drama from the Elizabethan and Jacobean period
A fatal flaw of the protagonist that could be a cause for the tragedy
Alienation effect (Verfremdungseffekt)
use of devices that disrupt the illusion of realitic theatre
Solo speech by a character, usually when he or she is alone
A novel written in the form of an exchange of letters.
a bunch of words used in the same line or paragragh to give off a lovely sound or feeling.
describing a person as if they were an animal
Describing an animal as if they were human
A blunt statement
boldness, frankness and/or freedom of speech