Prime Number and Principle; Representative Qualities Essay

Submitted By Max-Mcknight
Words: 312
Pages: 2

1. Allegory ­ a literary work intended to tell or convey a moral principle; representative qualities ex. The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe 2. Allusion ­ a brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or idea of historical, cultural, literary or political significance. It does not describe in detail the person or thing to which it refers. 3. Alliteration ­ the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning 4. Analogy ­ a comparison between two things (often times very dissimilar) using relationship between items as the basis of the comparison 5. Archetype ­ a very typical example of a person or thing; a typical character, an action or a situation that seems to represent such universal patterns of human nature 6. Characterization ­ a literary device that is used step by step in literature to highlight and explain the details about a character in a story 7. Diction ­ specific word choice 8. Foreshadowing ­ to show or indicate beforehand; prefigure 9. Imagery ­ descriptive language used to appeal to the 5 senses with the intent of creating a vivid mental image 10. Irony ­ a figure of speech in which words are used in such a way that their intended meaning is different from the actual (or literal) meaning of the words 11. Juxtaposition ­ the placing of things side by side so as to highlight the characteristics
(often contrasting) of 2 things 12. Metaphor ­ comparison not using ‘like’ or ‘as’ 13. Mood ­ how the