Death Penalty Essay
After a long period of well-being and success, the United States was thrown into a
completely opposite state. October 29, 1929 was the day of occurrence, but it is better
known as Black Tuesday. This was just the beginning and along wi
AP LIT Paper on economics
All over the world, business is something that everyone can relate to. There are
many different factors that influence business. Globalization is one factor that has a huge
impact on the way the economy and the world is run. Some
Poem & Analysis
In the fog, everything is unclear.
It becomes hard to see what lies ahead
And the barrier makes it all disappear,
So you are never accurately read.
Some will try to break
AP LIT TERMS 1
ALLEGORY story or poem in which characters, settings, and
events stand for other people or events or for abstract ideas or
EXAMPLE: Animal Farm; Dantes Inferno; Lord of the Flies
ALLITERATION repetition of the same or similar con
AP LIT TERMS 2
DYNAMIC CHARACTER is one who changes in some
important way as a result of the storys action.
FLAT CHARACTER has only one or two personality traits. They
are one dimensional, like a piece of cardboard. They can be
summed up in one phrase.
Act I sc I -
Act I, sc I
1. How do todays audiences regard witchcraft?
Todays audiences regard witchcraft as weird, strange, and having a lot of
2. How is the plot set into mo
AP LIT TERMS 4
METAPHOR a figure of speech that makes a comparison
between two unlike things without the use of such specific words
of comparison as like, as, than, or resembles.
IMPLIED METAPHOR does not state explicitly the two terms
of the comparison:
AP LIT WRITING MOVEMENTS AND STYLES TO
IMPRESSIONISM a nineteenth-century movement in literature
and art which advocated a recording of the artists personal
impressions of the world, rather than a strict representation of
MODERNISM a term f
AP LIT Characteristics of PLOT & Other Terms
EXPOSITION introduces characters, situation, and
setting RISING ACTION complications in conflict and situations
(may introduce new
ones as well)
CLIMAX that point in a plot that creates the greatest intensity,
The Effects of a Secret
Ideas are formulated and expressed due to many different reasons. One way that
this can happen is when a person is exposed to some new type of information. This new
information can spark insight and bring on a desire to explore and
ESSAY TYPES TO KNOW & AP LIT TERMS 3
ARGUMENTATION one of the four forms of discourse which
uses logic, ethics, and emotional appeals (logos, ethos, pathos) to
develop an effective means to convince the reader to think or act in
a certain way.
Recently, I viewed the play Macbeth which was directed by Roman Polanski.
The play was originally written by William Shakespeare, but for this film Polanski
also applied his own ideas to the version. Thr