Literary Terms - G

Enter an answer into the box. Each answer begins with the letter G.
Quiz by QuarterDutch
Last updated: August 31, 2017
You have not attempted this quiz yet.
First submittedAugust 31, 2017
Times taken16
Average score33.3%
Report this quizReport
Enter answer here
 / 15 guessed
The quiz is paused. You have remaining.
You scored / = %
This beats or equals % of test takers also scored 100%
The average score is
Your high score is
Your fastest time is
Keep scrolling down for answers and more stats ...
A field of study which attempts to categorize literature as exemplified by Aristotle in his Poetics
Genre theory
A term coined by Richard Wagner to denote a work of art which combines music, drama, poetry, mime, painting in décor, etc. to create a whole. Ideally, all should proceed from a single creative mind and hand
A term used in film and media theory which refers to the hierarchical and ideaological ways in which spectators view images of people
A strict verse form, used in Arabic, Persian and Turkish. It denotes a love poem of up to thirty couplets, with the rhyme scheme aa, ba, ca, da, etc. each couplet expressing a complete an isolated thought
A fictional narrative in which the spirit of a person, no longer bound by natural laws, manifests itself and 'haunts' a place, person or thing as a kind of 'presence'
Ghost Story
An alphabetical list of unfamiliar or difficult words or phrases
An onomatopoeic word which derives from the sound poultry make, denoting unintelligible language, gibberish and thus nonsense
An era when things were at their best, e.g English literature - especially drama - c.1580 - c.1630
Golden Age
A type of romance very popular from 1760s until the 1820s. It had much importance in the evolution of the horror story
Any theory of intellectual system which attempts to provide a comprehensive explanation of human experience and knowledge. Religion and science especially try to create these
Grand Narrative
The smallest unit of a written language, thus, a letter of the alphabet
This dramatical style had this structure: Prologue, Parados, Episodes, Exodus
Greek Tragedy
A branch of feminist literary theory which focuses on women as writers
A book designed to help travellers
Classy comic book
Graphic Novel
No comments yet