English 1 Honors Final Review

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**Rhyme Scheme**
The ordered pattern of rhymes at the ends of the lines of a poem or verse.
The most basic unit of poetry. It serves the same function as a sentence does in prose (regular writing).
Lines are grouped into these. It serves the same function as a paragraph does in prose (regular writing).
An instance where a word or phrase repeated to provide clarity and emphasis, highlighting deeper meanings in the text.
Repetition of initial consonant sounds of adjacent or closely related words \ Example: The __**b**__ig __b__ad __b__ear __b__ored the __b__aby __b__unnies __b__y the __b__ushes.
A figure of speech comparing two unlike things using like or as
A literary element that evokes certain feelings or vibes in readers through words and descriptions.
An author’s attitude towards his or her audience  * Shown through DIDLS (Diction, Imagery, Details, Language, Syntax)
A figure of speech in which an idea or thing is given human attributes and/or feelings or is spoken of as if it were human. * Example: The sun smiled down on us.
A poem of fourteen lines using any of a number of formal rhyme schemes, in English typically having ten syllables per line.
A literary device in which the repetition of similar vowel sounds takes place in two or more words in proximity to each other \ Example: The r__**ain**__ in Sp__**ain**__ stays m__**ain**__ly in the pl__**ain**__s.
A universal idea, lesson, or message explored throughout a work of literature
A comparison between two things that are otherwise unrelated
A figure of speech that is an intentional exaggeration for emphasis or comic effect * Example: “It’s raining cats and dogs!”
Purposefully representing something as much less than it really is.
Usually, these words or phrases are used to create a picture in the reader’s mind through the use of language. * Appeals to our five senses (touch, taste, sight, sound, smell).
**Direct Characterization**
The author directly shares the character’s traits with the audience
**Indirect Characterization** 
The author provides clues on a character based on what a character does and says. * This is shown through STEAL (Speech, **T**houghts, **E**ffects on Others, **A**ctions, **L**ooks)
**First-Person Point of View**
The narrator is a character in the story referred to as I
**Third-Person Limited Point of View**
The narrator reveals the thoughts of only one character, referring to that character as “he” or “she.”
**Third-Person Omniscient Point of View**
The narrator knows all about the story’s events and reveals the thoughts of all characters
The main character (can be good or bad)
Person or thing who goes against the protagonist
A literary device used to give an indication or hint of what is to come later in the story.
**Internal Conflict**
A struggle within a person’s mind over a problem or question
**External Conflict**
A conflict between a character and an external force
**Dramatic Irony**
A situation in a narrative in which the reader knows something about present or future circumstances that the character does not know.
**Rhetorical Question**
Posing a question that doesn’t necessarily require an answer.