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LITERARY TERMS EXTRA CREDIT
IAMBIC PENTAMETER The most common meter in English verse. It consists of a line ten syllables long that is accented on every second beat. 2
DENOTATION The dictionary definition of a word. “America” The country south of Canada and north of Mexico. 3
CONNOTATION The thoughts, feelings, and images associated with a word. “America” connotes freedom, individualism, and opportunity. 4
CONNOTATION Negative and Positive Connotations Store Names The Bargain Barn A Shack of Cheap Stuff Used Cars, Inc. Vintage Automobiles Worms and Hooks The Ol’ Fishin’ Hole Pasta Paradise Sloppy Noodles 5
CONNOTATION Advertising Slogans We sell high-priced shoes. We carry only the highest quality footwear. Cheap clothes for sale. Clothes at a price you can afford. Coziest cabin on the market today. Tiny house for sale. Our workers are all computer nerds. We employ highly skilled technicians. 6
SYNECDOCHE A figure of speech in which a part is used for the whole. Examples: Eagan won the hockey game! Cool set of wheels.
CLICHE A phrase or expression used so often that it becomes stale or overused. Examples: You can’t teach an old dog new tricks. Better to be safe than sorry.
CLICHE Finish the following cliches. Where there’s smoke, there’s …. . It’s always darkest before…. . Never put off ‘til tomorrow what…. . Children should be seen and not… A penny saved is…. You have nothing to fear but… Early to bed and early to rise…
METONYMY A figure of speech in which one word or phrase is substituted for another with which it is closely associated, as in the use of White House for the President of the United States. The White House supports the bill. The White house asked the networks for air time on Monday night.
METONYMY What does it mean? The B. L. T left without paying. Lend me your ear. We have always remained loyal to the crown.
SCANSION Describing the rhythms of poetry by dividing the lines into feet, marking the locations of stressed and unstressed syllables, and counting the syllables. ^ / That ^ When ^ time | / of ^ year | / thou / yel | ^ low / ^ leaves, | or ^ mayst | / in ^ me | / be hold | / none, | ^ or / few, | ^ do hang |
ANTITHESIS A balanced grammatical placement of sharply opposing thoughts, usually in two phrases, clauses, or sentences to heighten their effect by contrast. Example: “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness. ” Charles Dickens ”We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools. ”
ANTITHESIS Example: Tired of moving around so much, Amelia, the daughter of migrant farm workers, dreams of a stable home. Antithesis: Following the harvesting of crops meant she had little time to develop relationships. “Amelia spent six weeks at Fillmore Elementary School, and not even the teacher had bothered to learn her name. This year, the teacher bothered. ”
ANTITHESIS Let’s Try The age of wisdom; it was the age of. Choose to succeed today or to tomorrow. It was the season of light; it was the season of. It was a time when it was always recess; it was a time when it was always raining, so you had to stay in. It was a time when your locker always opened. It was a time when the book you wanted wasn’t in there.