English Literature – English Literary Terms
To Daffodils- Short lived human life
Thrillers – sensational stories
Sonnet – a poem of fourteen lines.
Satire – The literary art that uses honour and wit to attack and expose human folly and weakness.
Romanticism- Love & Beauty
Romantic Poetry feature- Subjectivity
Rhyme – short poem in same sound.
Rhetoric – the art of persuasive impressive speaking / writing.
Renaissance- The revival of life
Protagonist – the leading character in a play / novel.
Plagiarism – act of stealing from the writing of others.
Penny dreadful – blood and thunder tales.
Parody – imitation of a poem or a writing.
Opera – a musical drama.
Ode – a lyric poem, often in the form of an address.
Novel- Latin word
Melodrama- Play- Violent & Sensational themes
Limerick- Short form of light verse
Lexicographer- Dictionary Writers
Catastrophe- The tragic end of dramatic events
Ballad- Short narrative poem
Achilles- Greek Fighter
A Fantasy- Imaginary Story