Literary Terms
__1. allegoryA. a short moral story that has symbolic or hidden meaning
__2. character witnessB. a witness who testifies under oath as to their reputation
__3. connotativeC. having the power to imply or suggest through connotation
__4. dialogueD. a conversation between two persons
__5. dramaE. a dramatic work intended for performance on stage or screen
__6. explicitF. using figures of speech and imagery in writing (non-literal)
__7. figurativeG. precisely and clearly expressed or readily observable
__8. film noirH. a movie or work marked by a mood of pessimism or fatalism
__9. flashbackI. a kind or category of literary or artistic work
__10. genreJ. telling an earlier event/scene (not in chronological order)
__11. heroA. a message with the power to invoke laughter
__12. heroineB. someone who fights for a cause
__13. humorC. implied though not directly expressed; something inferred
__14. implicitD. the main good female character in a work of fiction
__15. ironyE. limited to the explicit meaning of a word or text
__16. literalF. incongruity between what might be expected and what happens
__17. monologueG. emotional (habitual or relatively temporary) state of being
__18. moodH. a (usually long) dramatic speech by a single actor
__19. perspectiveI. a way of regarding situations or topics etc.
__20. point of viewJ. a mental position from which things are viewed
__21. bibliography (credits)A. an opinion formed beforehand without adequate evidence
__22. personality traitsB. the practice of investing things with symbolic meaning
__23. physical traitsC. witty language used to convey insults or scorn
__24. preconceived notionD. time, location, and background in which a story/scene occurs
__25. satireE. the subject matter of a conversation or discussion
__26. settingF. the perspective or attitude that the author adopts
__27. symbolismG. a style of expressing one’s self in writing
__28. themeH. the way a character acts, feels, or treats others
__29. toneI. features of a character that can be seen
__30. writing styleJ. a list showing the source of facts or information included
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