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glossary of terms for the understanding and enjoyment of literature

Austin M. Fox

glossary of terms for the understanding and enjoyment of literature

by Austin M. Fox

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Published by Educational Advisory Center in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature -- Terminology.

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    StatementAustin M. Fox.
    GenreTerminology.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination45 p. ;
    Number of Pages45
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18241676M

    Literary Terms Chris Baldick is Professor of English at Goldsmiths' College, University of London. He edited The Oxford Book of Gothic Tales (), and is the author of In Frankenstein's Shadow (), Criticism and Literary Theory to the Present (), and other works of literary history. He has edited, with Rob Morrison. In the original publication the glossary of musical terms, the work of Mr. W. R. Anderson, was included in Book I. It seemed more practical in the American edition to transfer Mr. Anderson's glossary to the concluding pages. All the chapters in the London edition were edited by Mr. A. L. Bacharach.

    Literary terms: A guide for students General terms: Literary terms Explanation Allegory Allegory is a rhetorical device that creates a close, one-to-one comparison. An allegorical comparison of 21st century Britain to a hive might point out that Britain and the hive have queens, workers and soldiers. Burlesque Satire that uses caricature. Start studying English Literature Terminology A Level. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

    The term is sometimes applied more broadly to include ideas, culture, and even the spread of epidemic diseases. gold standard The system of fixed exchange rates, abandoned in the Great Depression, by which the value of a currency was defined in terms of gold, for which the currency could be exchanged. See also: Great Depression. About the Book. Offering a broad perspective of the philosophy, theory, and aesthetics of early Indian music and musical ideology, this study makes a unique contribution to our kn.


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Appendix 4: Glossary of Literary Terms Adage A traditional or proverbial saying. Allegory A story in which the characters and events extend beyond the confines of their story to represent an object lesson to readers. Alliteration The repetition of a consonant sound – “storm strewn sea.”.

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Wheeler | 2 Aside: A line spoken by an actor to the audience but not intended for others on stage. Assonance: Repetition of a vowel sound in a line of poetry, as in the following example from Poe’s “The Raven”: “The silken sad uncertain rustling of each purple curtain.” Autobiography: An author’s account or story of his/her own life.