Sophomore Literary Vocabulary

 

Nonfiction Vocabulary:Open Book w Stars Flying

  • Inference
  • Explicit
  • Point of View
  • Author’s Purpose
  • Thesis
  • Summary
  • Details
  • Biography
  • Autobiography
  • Chronological Order
  • Works Cited
  • Paraphrase
  • Plagiarism
  • Quotation
  • Parenthetical Citation
  • Angle Brackets
  • Writing Prompt
  • Endnotes
  • Footnotes
  • Superscript
  • Ellipses
  • Rhetoric
  • Evidence
  • Formal Outline

 

Fiction Vocabulary:

  • Archetype
  • Plot Diagram
  • Exposition
  • Protagonist
  • Antagonist
  • Setting
  • Internal Conflict
  • External Conflict
  • Rising Action
  • Suspense
  • Climax (in the literary sense)
  • Falling Action
  • Resolution
  • Author’s Theme
  • Symbolism
  • Foreshadowing
  • Irony
  • Formal Outline
  • Restate
  • Thesis Statement
  • Summary
  • Verb Tense Consistency

 

Epic Poetry and World Poets:

  • Allude
  • Literal Interpretation
  • Figurative Interpretation
  • Motif
  • Mood
  • Plot
  • Narrative Poetry
  • Epic Poetry
  • Point of View
  • Satire
  • Symbolism
  • Style
  • Metaphor
  • Simile
  • Alliteration
  • Cultural Identity
  • Historical Significance
  • Overtones
  • Saga
  • Trickster
  • Legend

 

Othello Vocabulary:

  • Rhetorical Question
  • Parenthetical Citation
  • Analysis
  • Opinion
  • Evidence
  • Quotation
  • Setting
  • Internal Conflict
  • External Conflict
  • Rising Action
  • Climax (in the literary sense)
  • Falling Action
  • Resolution
  • Author’s Theme
  • Symbolism
  • Foreshadowing
  • Irony
  • Plot Diagram

 

 

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