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8 th lit, Quarter 2. Literary Terms, 11/8. Text: any arrangement of words Metaphor: when something is itself and represents something else Allusion: a reference to something outside the text that the reader is expected to know. Synecdoche: a part of something is used to refer to the whole.

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literary terms 11 8
Literary Terms, 11/8
  • Text: any arrangement of words
  • Metaphor: when something is itself and represents something else
  • Allusion: a reference to something outside the text that the reader is expected to know.

Synecdoche: a part of something is used to refer to the whole.

    • The crown
    • “All hands on deck”

Hyperbole: great exaggeration

  • Motif: any recurring element that has symbolic significance in a story.
part 1 vocab
Part 1 vocab:
  • Abyss: a void, emptiness
  • Adders: snakes
  • Ballistics: the science of the motion of projectiles in flight.
  • Bestial: beast-like
  • Cacophony: harsh or painful sounds
  • Feigning: faking
  • Gullet: throat
part 1 vocab1
Part 1 vocab
  • Heresy: disbelief in the established religion or rules.
  • Jargon: language used by a particular group.
  • Mausoleum: large tomb
  • Odious: hateful
  • Proclivities: desires
  • Quibble: argue
quick write
Quick Write
  • Analyze this quote:
  • “If they give you ruled paper, write the other way.”
  • Why would it appear at the front of Fahrenheit 451? Make some predictions about the book.
literary terms
Literary Terms
  • Double meaning: a word that has two meanings
  • Satire: a genre of literature that use irony, humor, and ridicule to attack human vice or folly.
  • Fairy tale: a story that contains folkloric and fantastical creatures
  • Paradox: a statement or group of statements that leads to a contradiction or a situation which (if true) defies logic or reason
t p s requirements
T-P-S requirements
  • Extended answer using 1 quote (9-14 sentences long)
  • All participants must write names/participate in discussion.
  • Decide who will present each part
  • Work effectively to stay on task as well as guide each other to success!
the sieve and the sand
The Sieve and the Sand
  • Arsonists: people who set fires
  • Beatific: blissful
  • Certitude: certainty
  • Contemptible: worthy of hate
  • Enameled: painted
  • Insidious: treacherous
  • Moor: boggy area
  • Phosphorescent: glowing

Praetorian: special bodyguards, resembling the Roman imperial bodyguard.

  • Sieve: strainer
  • Teem: to abound
  • Televisors: walls with built-in televisions for entertaining and brainwashing people.
  • Verbiage: excessively wordy
  • Welter: a chaotic mess.
the sand and the sieve discussion questions
The Sand and the sieve discussion questions
  • Why does the author weave in reminders that a war is imminent?
  • Describe the confrontation between Montag and the ladies who come to visit Mildred. What does the scene say about the life women live in this society?

How does Capt. Beatty behave toward Montag at the Firehouse?

  • Where do the firemen go after receiving the alarm? Why would they go there?
literary terms1
Literary terms:
  • characterization – strategies an author uses to give characters personality
  • juxtaposition – the placement of ideas together which are generally not associated
  • repetition – the recurrence of a word or phrase for literary effect
  • anaphora ­– the repetition of a first phrase
  • irony ­– the occurrence of the opposite of what is expected
burning bright
Burning Bright
  • Aesthetic-visually pleasing
  • Convolutions-complicated curves and windings in the brain.
  • Incriminate-to show evidence of involvement in a crime.
  • Juggernaut-a massive force that crushes anything in it’s path.
  • Liquefaction-process of becoming liquid
define these
Define these:
  • Please write the page number as well as the definition of each word. Due at the end of the sectioin.
  • Obscure
  • Pedants
  • Prattled
  • Procaine
  • Pyre
  • Scythe
  • valise
utah write requirements
Utah Write Requirements
  • 5 paragraphs
    • Introductory paragraph-introduce topic and stance
    • 3 body paragraphs—supporting details and examples that add meaning to your introductory paragraph/thesis
    • Concluding paragraph—”wrap it up” restate important topics mentioned that strengthen your stance.
items to consider
Items to consider
  • Sentence length variation
  • Transitional words and phrases
  • Grammar/spelling
  • Punctuation
  • Did you consider the other side of the argument?
  • Is there enough evidence to support your thesis?