• Vocabulary Lesson 12


    1.  adage- n - a traditional saying widely considered to be wise and true

    2.  alliteration - n - ad - toward - repetition of sounds, usually of consonants, especially at the beginning of words.

    3.  allusion - n - an indirect reference to something

    4.  anthology - n - logia - collection - a collection of writings by various authors

    5.  epic - epos - song -  a long poem or other literary work about heroes and their adventures

    6.  hyperbole -n -  hyper - beyond - an extreme exaggeration

    7.  melodramatic - adj. - overly emotional or sentimental

    8.  personify - v - to represent an animal,object, or idea as having human qualities

    9.  pseudonym - n - pseudo - false - a fake name used by an author

    10.  serialized - adj. - presented in parts or sequence