English 8 Literary Terms

Alliteration The repetition of consonant sounds in words that are close together. Allusion A reference to a statement, a person, a place, or an event from literature, the arts, history, religion, mythology, politics, sports or Read more…

Elements of Prose (RL.4.5)

characters the people and animals that are a part of the story setting when and where the story takes place plot what happens in the story dialogue what the characters say to each other; uses Read more…

Prose Literary Terms

Connotation All the meanings, associations, or emotions that a word suggests Denotation The dictionary definition of a word Metaphor a figure of speech comparing to unlike things without using like or as Simile a figure Read more…

Julius Caesar

Anachronism a thing belonging to period other than that in which it exists Complication a series of difficulties, forming central action in the narrative Personification when an inanimate object is given human like characteristics Aside Read more…

AP Literature: Prose Focus

antihero a protagonist who lacks the characteristics that would make him a hero (or her a heroine) archetype A detail, image, or character type that occurs frequently in literature and myth and is thought to Read more…

English Literature Prose fiction

fiction Imaginative literature, or imaginative work, usually in prose. prose the ordinary form of written or spoken language. short story A work of prose fiction shorter than the short novel. Edgar Allan Poe short story Read more…

Prose Translation 1

потребность want, necessity, need половое влечание sexual desire целые ночи whole nights (all night, multiple times) всеядно omnivorously тьюремное заключение imprisonment сочувственный sympathetic (compassionate) добрый sympathetic (kind) благожелательный sympathetic (kindly disposed) австрийский austrian директор тьюрмы Read more…

Forms of Prose – Literary Terms

prose everything we read that isn’t poetry fiction a prose account that is made up rather than true – false nonfiction a prose writing that deals with real people, events, and places without changing any Read more…

TRANSLATIONS AND PROSE

During the Elizabethan and Jacobean eras English prose style began to develop Several Biblical translations were written during the period culminating in the King James Version in 1611 First attempts at novellas essays were also Read more…

Stylistic Elements of Poetry and Prose

Significance of Title Relationship between title and poem/story; can be literal, symbolic, humorous, ironic, or unrelated. Theme Major underlying idea of poem or story (may also be other, secondary or minor themes.) Conflict Occurs when Read more…

Poetry & Prose Set

Alliteration The repetition of the same consonant in groups of words. Allusion A reference to a person, place, an event from literature, history, religion, mythology, etc. Figure of Speech A comparison from one thing to Read more…

Prose and Poetry Terms

Plot a sequence of events in a narrative that is carefully constructed by the author for artistic purpose Simple narrative account a chronological description of real events exposition background information on the characters, setting, and Read more…

Literary Terms Prose- Resolution

Prose the ordinary form of written language. Resolution a general insight or change is conveyed. Personification a type of figurative language in which a nonhuman subject is given human characteristics. Persuasion writing or speech that Read more…

Prose/poetry test

couplet 2 line stanza triplet 3 line stanza quatrain 4 line stanza quintet 5 line stanza septet 7 line stanza sestet 6 line stanza octave 8 line stanza perfect rhyme the repetition of accented vowel Read more…

Prose Fiction Terminology : English 10

Plot Events of a story or series of action taking place in a story Introduction Reader meets characters, settings, and initiating conflict / incident Rising Action Longest part of the story, series of steps that Read more…

Prose: Fiction and Nonfiction Terms

Allusion A reference to another event, person, place, or work of literature – usually implied rather than explicit and often provides another layer of meaning to what is being said Ambiguity Use of language where Read more…

AP Lit Terms (Prose)

Allegory A narrative or description having a second or symbolic meaning beneath the surface one Allusion A reference, explicit or implicit, to something in previous literature or history Anecdote A short account of an interesting Read more…

To begin with, it is a well-known fact that prose is a key part of a common academic discipline that is known as Classic English Literature. In general, it may seem that this discipline does not imply any difficulties for the youngsters. The reason for this statement is the fact that the major number of people think that studying this discipline implies nothing but reading the best prose writings of the worlds’ remarkable authors. However, in fact, it’s not all that simple as it may seem. During these classes, students are provided with a great number of studying materials on different topics related to the field of literature.

In the most cases, all the college undergraduates face challenges in remembering different literary terms and notions. Sometimes, they make particular mistakes in identifying the author of a given prose writing. That is the reason why the college educators should provide their students with a study guide needed for an effective learning process. In addition, it would be a great idea to develop some useful educational activities that may influence the academic performance of their students. For instance, the educators may create different flashcards so as their students could complete some particular class assignments.

Similarly, you can use the information cards for their studying since this kind of learning activity may have a great impact on your memory. Indeed, the process of studying different prose writings implies the necessity to learn the numerous definitions that can be found in the given teaching materials. In this case, you may create the flashcards on some topics that seem challenging to be remembered. For instance, a great example is a topic related to the types of prose literature. If you choose this topic as well, you will have to create the flashcards with particular definitions that should include ‘nonfiction prose’, ‘fiction prose’, ‘heroic prose’, and ‘poetry prose’. Needless to say, that using prose flashcards, you will get a great help while preparing for your test or exams.