We look at several elements of literature in the course of the eighth grade.

  1. allegory
  2. alliteration
  3. antagonist
  4. assonance
  5. autobiography
  6. climax
  7. comedy
  8. dialect
  9. drama
  10. dramatic irony
  11. fable
  12. foil
  13. foreshadowing
  14. idiom
  15. imagery
  16. legend
  17. metaphor
  18. mood
  19. myth
  20. plot
  21. point of view
  22. protagonist
  23. setting
  24. simile
  25. situational irony
  26. soliloquy
  27. sonnet
  28. suspense
  29. symbol
  30. theme
  31. tragedy
  32. verbal irony


  1. Please write something on tone!

  2. Unfortunately, this is not my full-time job. Otherwise, I would. If I cover anything more in class about tone, I’ll include it.

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