English Regents Prep

    Literary Terms

    Literary Terms: Words and phrases used to discuss literature and an author's technique (Covers pretty much everything- see List for further break-down)


    Literary Elements:
    Essential features/techniques used throughout an ENTIRE work of literature.

    Literary Devices/Techniques: Specific tools used by the author to make their writing more interesting, meaningful and original. 


    Flashcards: Literary Terms


     Both Sides
    Metaphor
    "He was my North, My South, my East, my West" (W. H. Auden)



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    Additional Lists:

    Basic Literary Devices (Commonly used, easy to discuss)

    The Whole Enchilada (Not for the faint-hearted)




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