The Glossary




The Foldables

Here's what should be on your various foldables:

Story
Tricky Terms
Poetry
Drama & more
  1. Setting
  2. Theme
  3. flashback
  4. foreshadowing
  5. symbol
  6. Character foil
  7. Round/Flat Character
  8. Static/Dynamic Character
  9. indirect/direct characterization
  10. Point of view
  11. Plot line
  1. hyperbole
  2. allusion
  3. paradox
  4. idiom
  5. style
  6. parody
  7. parable
  8. Satire
  9. irony
  1. stanza
  2. metaphor
  3. simile
  4. imagery
  5. rhyme
  6. assonance
  7. consonance
  8. alliteration
  9. free verse
  10. meter
  11. onomatopoeia
  1. soliloquy
  2. monologue
  3. aside
  4. oxymoron
  5. analogy
  6. imagery
  7. understatement
  8. personification
  9. pun


The high level terms (Advanced 11)


  1. Deus ex machina
  2. enjambment / caesura / end stop
  3. tragic flaw & hamartia
  4. rhetoric
  5. parallelism
  6. hubris
  7. satire and parody
  8. apostrophe
  9. farce
  10. in medias res
  1. Archetype
  2. irony
  3. in medias res
  4. verse / prose
  5. allegory
  6. ambiguity
  7. atmosphere
  8. ode/lyric poetry
  9. elegy and dirge
  10. picaresque
  11. conceit
  12. didactic
  13. colloquial (colloquialism)
  14. foil
  1. syllogism
  2. semantics
  3. pedantic
  4. periodic sentence / loose sentence
  5. synecdoche and metonymy
  6. euphemism
  7. antithesis
  8. juxtaposition
  9. caricature
  10. iamb / iambic pantemeter / foot / blank verse / stress
  11. Sonnet (English/Italian) & couplet
  12. rhyme: end / slant / internal / masculine / feminine
  13. dramatic monologue
  14. proverb / aphorism / epigram
  15. parallelism
  16. comedy / tragedy




The Competition

See the Standings

To Begin
Create flash cards for each of the terms

Event 1: Examples
  • In groups, create as many examples as you can (in 20 minutes) for as many terms as you can
  • Minimum: each person must create 2 examples

Event 2: Comics
  • Comic Strip creation, illustrating terms and helping us to remember them
  • Each person must create 2 comic strips
Sites

What you did



Or you can browse them more slowly here.

Warm-up event
  • Group study time - quizzing each other on the terms

Event 3: Jeopardy
  • Take on another group in a Jeopardy competition

Event 4: Quiz
  • The team with the highest average score gets the gold, etc
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