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   Essential Literary Terms DVD
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    Description: There are many literary terms and expressions that students of literature must know so that they can fully understand and discuss what they read. An alphabetized presentation of the most essential of these will have students able to comprehend what is being talked about during any classroom discussion. Become acquainted with essential literary terms that run the gamut from allegory to zeugma, and be prepared to get the most from what you read!
    Price: $39.95
    Copyright: ©2004
    Format: 1 DVD
    Length:26 minutes
    UPC:69394 0175930
    Learning Objectives: 1) Literary expressions will be identified and defined.
    2) Examples of literary expressions as they are actually used will be provided.
    3) Students will be better able to understand the literary techniques that are used by writers.

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    A knowledge of literary terms will help students become more involved with the literature they read and even help them in their own creative writing. This A to Z video guide covers over 80 terms from allegory to zeugma (a figure of speech in which one word governs a series of succeeding words) in a relatively short amount of time. Live-action shots of high school students reading or in the classroom appear throughout the video. For most terms, a graphic with the definition is shown followed by an example from a classic literary piece such as Beowolf or Taming of the Shrew. More attention is given to a few terms such as ?conflict? which can be subdivided into person vs. person, person vs. society, and so on. Most valuable are the visual examples that serve to reinforce the vocabulary and help bring relevance to the term. This video will be most useful used in conjunction with the online teacher?s guide or a handout of terms so that students do not need to take notes as they watch.
    SOURCE: School Library Journal, June 2001 Issue
    AUTHOR: Vicki Reutter, Cazenovia High School, NY
    Reproduced, with permission from School Library Journal Copyright
    By Cahners Business Information
    A Division of Reed Elsevier Inc.
    Special Features:
    Region Free

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