Flashcards to memorize the Literary terms for Literature

The exposure through ridicule or rebuke, of human vice or folly.

Lyric Poem
A short poem containing thoughts or feelings of a speaker.

Lament (n)
A dirge or funeral song, commorating a sad and momentus event.

A basic “thought unit” composed of two or three lines.

Historical novel
A novel set in a time and, often a place removed from the period and place which it is in which it is written.

Static Charecters
A charecter who remains basically unchanged throughout a work of literature.

Dinamic Charecters
A charecter who undergoes a permanent change in outlook or charecter during a story.