E316K-KT2 - • testimonial ©2008 by The University of...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
E 316K - Masterworks of American Literature 2: The Literature of Colonial America > Key Terms Simile - A figure of speech in which an explicit comparison is made between two essentially unlike things, usually using like, as or than, as in Burns' "O, my luve's like A Red, Red Rose " or Shelley's "as still as a brooding dove," in " The Cloud ." Metaphor - A figure of speech in which a word or phrase literally denoting one object or idea is applied to another, thereby suggesting a likeness or analogy between them, as The Leaves of Life keep falling one by one. spiritual autobiography sermon captivity narrative
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 2
Background image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: • testimonial ©2008 by The University of Texas at Austin. All rights reserved. Published 2008. Printed in the United States of America • trial • didactic - instructive; preachy; educational; tending to lecture others excessively • secular • predestination • the Elect • regionalism • myth of the noble savage ©2008 by The University of Texas at Austin. All rights reserved. Published 2008. Printed in the United States of America ©2008 by The University of Texas at Austin. All rights reserved. Published 2008. Printed in the United States of America...
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 08/26/2010 for the course CH 369 taught by Professor Kbrowning during the Spring '07 term at University of Texas.

Page1 / 3

E316K-KT2 - • testimonial ©2008 by The University of...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 3. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online