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words to include in AS Eng Literature Exam (AQA B)

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  • Created on: 15-05-10 14:41

ANAPHORA

ANAPHORA

- repeating a sequence of words on neighbouring lines for effect, and emphasis. repetition.

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DIALOGIC FORM

DIALOGIC FORM - literature as a response to other literature or social events, as a continual dialogue.

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SOPHISTICATED METRCS

SOPHISTICATED METRICS - long vowel sounds, heavy caesuras, and displaced beats for effect.

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CAESURAS

CAESURAS

- pause within a line of poetry ( - , : ; ...)

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PUNNING

PUNNING

- word play for effect

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ARCHAIC/ABNORMAL SYNTAX

ARCHAIC/ABNORMAL SYNTAX

- old fashioned/unusual word order for effect

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DISPLACED BEATS

DISPLACED BEATS - reflects that the rythm and plot are out of sync with how it should be in the story.

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INTENIONAL ANTI CLIMAX

INTENTIONAL ANTI CLIMAX - deliberatley leaving us with a feeling of being dissatisfied, to relfect the message.

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LEITMOTIV

LEITMOTIV - reccurring theme across poems and poets collections (religion, morality)

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PARADOX

PARADOX - contradiction theme.

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OXYMORON

OXYMORON -

a figure of speech which includes contradictory terms

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DIALECTAL PROGRESSION

DIALECTAL PROGRESSION - conflicting idealogies with on creation gradual change through persuasion in the poem

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EPISTEMOLOGICAL FORMS

EPISTEMOLOGICAL FORMS - concerned with notions such as truth, belief and justification.

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Comments

Jamie Lappin-Place

More detailed definintions might have been better for the more advanced vocabulary but still really good :)

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