Three types of literature
Prose: Prose are not Poetry or Drama. Prose is books you read every day such as novels and short stories, novella’s.
Poetry: Poetry is rhymes and also poems. Poetry does not have to completely rhyme as in The Odyssey. They cane go on and on for long times, and can just be 5 lines or shorter. Example: Roses are red, Violets are blue, Sugar is sweet and so are you. You see that it rhymes and also goes to the beat. Some poetry dose not rhyme. Example: Tent: The tent was big, but you had to dig. To put the stakes into the ground, other wise you are going round all night. Oh how much fun it was.
Drama: Drama is literature that meanly makes you laugh and have a good time. Drama can be in prose that are dramatic. Dramatic is another word for drama.
Socialism: Socialism refers to a broad array of doctrine that imagines a socioeconomic system in which property and the distribution of wealth are subject to social control.
Hedonism: All actions can be measured on the bases of how much pheasant and how little pain they produce.
New age Pantheism: All is one. There is no ultimate distinctions between humans, animals, or the rest of the creation.
Humanism: Man is the measure of all things.
Atheism: It is the lack of belief in god and/or the belief that there is no god.
Theism: It refers to the belief that God created the world yet transcends it along with the idea that God is omniscient, omnipotent, and omnipresent.
Existentialist: Existence precedes essence. You cannot by thinking, find the meaning of life.
Diction: A style of speaking or writing terminated by the choice of words by a speaker or a writer.
Materialism: All things are composed of material and all phenomena are result of material interactions, matter, is the only substance.
Rationalism: A belief or theory that opinion and actions should be based on reason and knowledge rather then religious belief or emotional response.
Point of view: The narrator’s position in relation to the story being told.
Narrator: A person who narrates something, especially a character who recounts the event of a novel or narrative poem.
Pragmatism: It signifies the insistence.
Anagram: A lot of fun books have been created based on anagrams.
Quatrain: A stanza of four lines, especially one having alternate rhymes.
Lyric Poem: A short poem of song like quality.
Sonnet: A poem of fourteen lines using any of a number of formal rhyme schemes, in English typically having ten syllables per line.
Metaphor: A figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an object or action to which is not literally applicable.
Alliteration: The occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words.
Slant rhyme: Rhyme in which either the vowels or the consonants of stressed syllables are identical, as in the eyes, light; years, yours.
Internal Rhyme: A rhyme created by two or more words in the line of verse.
Connotation: The cultural or emotional association that is associated with a word or phrase; in addition to its denotation.
Personification: Personification is common in Novels with animals for main characters, as well as in many tips of poetry.
Script: Text for the Play, which is what you read when reading a play.
Cast: The actors in play.
Introduction: Just like in books, the introduction sets the stage for the rest of the play.
Act: A marker for major sections or changes in the play.
Scene: A Marker for a smaller sections in a play, generally a change of location or characters.
Exit: Cue for characters to leave stage.
Iamb: A poetic foot consisting of one short(or unstressed) syllable followed by one long(or stressed) syllable.
Spondee: A poetic foot, or, a beat in a line of poetry, that consists of two stressed syllables.
Sarcasm: A mode of satirical wit that uses bitter, caustic, and often ironic language for its effect, which is usually directed against an individual.
Irony: The expression of one’s meaning by using language that normally signifies the opposite, typically for humorous or emphatic effect Irony does not have to be expressed verbally, but can also apply to situations in the play.
Contrast: The state of being strikingly different from something else, typically something in juxtaposition or close association. Finding a contrast means showing the marked differences between two characters or objects in a story.
Famous works of literature & There Authors
1: Macbeth by William Shakespeare
2: The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare
3: Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain
4: Little men by Louisa May Alcott
5: The Adventures of Robin Hood by Howard Pyle
6: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
7: Select Stories from Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
Elements of a good Story
To have a good story you have to have a Entry, rise, climb ax, fall, and conclusion.
The Entry is where you enter your characters and that is usuals in the first chapter. This is also where you describe the place and the time of year.
Rise is when you put lots of exiting stuff in to the climb ax.
The climb ax is when you have all the things ready for the fall and that is next.
The fall is when you take the climb ax and bring it to a end.
The conclusion is when you end the book and most books have a happy ending.