Words Used in Connection with Literature 01
The leading character in a play is known as the protagonist.

Words Used in Connection with Literature 01

Words used in connection with literature are those used in books and plays, to name two examples. Make sure you know the meaning and spellings of words used to describe literary features. Literature is a big part of English and knowledge of the terminology can only be a good thing.

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  1. Choose the correct definition for the following term.
    Rhythm
    Listen for rhythm in music, poetry and words
  2. Choose the correct definition for the following term.
    Enjambement
    Poets use enjambement to let an idea flow on
  3. Choose the correct definition for the following term.
    Atmosphere
    Atmosphere can be chilling, tense, relaxed, happy, sad etc.
  4. Choose the correct definition for the following term.
    Third person narrative.
    Third person narrative: 'He was ten years old when .......'
  5. Choose the correct definition for the following term.
    First person narrative.
    A first person narrative: 'I am .......' involves the reader
  6. Choose the correct definition for the following term.
    Imagery
    An image is a picture painted with words
  7. Choose the correct definition for the following term.
    Protagonist
    The protagonist is the main character
  8. Choose the correct definition for the following term.
    Stanza
    A stanza is usually a part of a poem, like a verse
  9. Choose the correct definition for the following term.
    Oxymoron
    Words of opposite meaning: 'living death', oxymoron
  10. Choose the correct definition for the following term.
    Setting
    Painted scenery is known as a stage 'set'

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