Tapestry of Grace Year 4 Unit 4 Dialectic Literature Terms

the type of kind of literature that follows a specific form or function

the opening phase of a story in which the writer presents the background information that the reader needs in order to understand the plot that will subsequently unfold

the “feel” of a literary work, which is made up of specific techniques and devices in order to enhance his themes and delight his audience

the repetition of the initial sound of words in a line or lines

the use of images that present something in a concrete, usually non-literal, informing word picture

the phase of the plot that follows the climax and resolves any leftover concerns

a reference within a literary work to something outside of the work, most often a historical or literary figure

Experiment in living
the choice that a character makes to act and live according to particular beliefs

a work in which the author embodies realities in a fictional story in such a way that there is a clear one-to-one correspondence between those external realities and the internal elements of the story

the repetition of vowel sounds within words in a line or lines