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Prose: Literary Terms and Concepts


Narratives come in many forms, fall into many genres, and tell the stories of an endless assortment of characters. Despite recurring themes and conceits in works from around the world, each story, from biography to science fiction, is singular and designed to elicit a distinct emotional response from its readers. The rhetorical tools and literary styles that have helped reinvent the art and study of storytelling over time are surveyed in this captivating volume.

Series: The Britannica Guide to Literary Elements

Interest Level: Grades 10-12

Guided Reading Level: Z

Lexile Level: 1430

ISBN: 9781615305438 (E-book)

Copyright: ©2012

Pages: 264

“This book is an excellent resource for high school students who are asked to write literary criticism of prose.” —Elizabeth Shannon, Imperial PA School, August 2012

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