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A complete handbook of literary forms in the Bible

Author: Leland Ryken
Publisher: Wheaton, Illinois : Crossway, Boston, Massachusetts : Credo Reference, [2014] 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : [Enhanced Credo edition]View all editions and formats
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Whether examining genre, motifs, figures of speech, archetypes, or rhetorical devices, this accessible handbook features more than 250 alphabetically arranged entries highlighting common literary terms related to the Bible.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Dictionaries
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
220 pages
(DLC) 2013044703
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Leland Ryken
ISBN: 9781785390937 1785390937
OCLC Number: 902642811
Description: 1 online resource (285 entries)
Contents: Introduction --
Abundance, story of --
Acrostic --
Adventure story --
A Fortiori --
Allegory --
Allusion --
Anaphora --
Annunciation story --
Antagonist --
Anthropomorphism --
Antihero --
Antithetic Parallelism --
Aphorism (Adjective form: Aphoristic) --
Apocalypse/Apocalyptic writing --
Apostrophe (Verb form: To Apostrophize) --
Archetype --
Ascension story --
Battle story --
Beatitude --
Benediction --
Bet or Dare --
Betrayal story --
Biography --
Birth story --
Blazon --
Blessing --
Blocking character or agent --
Boast --
Calling story (Also known as: Vocation story) --
Characterization in stories --
Character Type --
Cheat-The-Oracle motif --
Chiasm --
Choice, story of --
Christ Hymn --
Climactic parallelism --
Climax --
Combat story --
Comedy --
Coming-of-age story --
Conflict story --
Confrontation story --
Connotation --
Conquest story --
Consonance (Also known as: Concordance) --
Content core --
Controlling Image --
Conversion story --
Creed --
Crime-And-Punishment story/motif --
Crucifixion story --
Curse --
Danger story --
Deception story --
Degeneration story --
Denouement --
Description --
Device of Disclosure --
Dialogue --
Diatribe --
Diction --
Discourse --
Disguise story/motif --
Divine-Human encounter story --
Docudrama --
Doom song --
Doxology --
Dragon-Slaying story --
Drama --
Dramatic irony --
Dramatic monologue --
Dramatic structure in a poem or discourse --
Dream Vision --
Echo --
Elegy --
Emblematic Blazon --
Encomium --
Encounter story --
Encyclopedic Form --
End Stress --
Envelope Structure --
Epanalepsis --
Epanorthosis --
Epic --
Epiphany (Usually called: Moment of Epiphany) --
Episode --
Epistle --
Epistrophe --
Epithalamion --
Epithet --
Epizeuxis --
Escape story --
Etiology --
Exile story --
Explication of a text --
Exposition --
Expository writing --
Expulsion story --
Fall, story of (Also known as: Fall From Innocence) --
Fantasy --
Farewell discourse --
Figurative language (Also known as: Figures of Speech) --
Flight, story of --
Foil --
Foregrounding --
Foreshadowing --
Genealogy --
Genre --
Giantesque motif --
Good-Life motif --
Good-Place motif --
Gospel --
Gradatio (Also known as: Gradation) --
Harvest story --
Hero --
Hero story (Also known as: Heroic Narrative) --
Highlighting --
History --
Horror story --
Hospitality, story of --
Humor --
Hymn --
Hyperbole --
Idyl (Also spelled: Idyll) --
Image --
Image Pattern --
Imagery --
Imagination --
Imprecatory Psalm --
Inciting Moment (Also known as: Inciting Agent) --
Increase, story of --
Infancy Narrative --
Initiation story --
Invective --
Invitation To Love --
Irony --
Irony of situation --
Journey story/motif --
Judgment, story of/Scene of --
Lament Psalm --
Literature as a genre --
Litotes --
Lost-And-Found story --
Love poem/Love poetry --
Love story --
Lyric/Lyric poem --
Lyric poem, Explication of --
Meeting At The Well --
Merism --
Metaphor --
Metonymy --
Miracle story --
Misprizing, story of --
Mixed-Genre Format --
Monologue (Also known as: Dramatic monologue) --
Motif --
Murder story --
Narration --
Narrative --
Narrator --
Nativity story --
Nature poem/Nature Psalm --
Number formula. Occasional Poem --
Ode --
Oracle --
Oracle of Blessing --
Oracle of Judgment --
Oracle of Redemption or Salvation --
Oration --
Ordeal, story of --
Origins, story of --
Oxymoron --
Parable --
Paradox --
Paraenesis --
Paralepsis (also spelled: paralipsis and paraleipsis) --
Parallelism --
Parody --
Passion story --
Pastoral literature --
Pathetic fallacy --
Penitential Psalm --
Personification --
Persuasive techniques in stories --
Plot --
Poetic idiom --
Poetic justice --
Poetic license --
Poetic Texture --
Poetry --
Point of view --
Praise Psalm --
Prolepsis --
Pronouncement story --
Prophecy --
Proportionate Space, Rule of --
Prose --
Prose Poem --
Protagonist --
Proverb --
Psalm --
Quest story/motif --
Rags-To-Riches story --
Realism --
Rebirth story/Archetype --
Recognition As Plot Device --
Recognition story --
Reconciliation story --
Reform story --
Refrain --
Refusal-of-Festivities Motif --
Repetition --
Rescue story/motif --
Resurrection story --
Return story --
Revenge story --
Reversal --
Rhetoric (Adjective Form: Rhetorical) --
Rhetorical question --
Riddle --
Royal Psalm --
Salutation --
Sarcasm --
Satire --
Saying --
Sermon --
Setting --
Showing Vs. Telling --
Simile --
Soliloquy --
Song --
Song of Solomon, Metaphors And Similes In --
Song of Victory --
Stream of consciousness --
Structure of a text or passage --
Style --
Suzerainty Treaty --
Symbol/Symbolism --
Symbolic Reality --
Synecdoche --
Synonymous Parallelism --
Synthetic Parallelism --
Taunt --
Taunt song --
Temptation story --
Testing, story of --
Thanksgiving --
Thanksgiving, Psalm of --
Theme --
Theme and Variation --
Theophany --
Threefold Repetition --
Three-Plus-One motif --
Tragedy --
Transformation story --
Travel story --
Type scene --
Unity of a text --
Verbal irony --
Victory, song of --
Villainy, story of --
Violence, story of --
Visionary writing --
Wandering, story of --
Well-Made Plot --
Wisdom Literature --
Witness story (Also known as: Testimony story) --
Worship Psalm (Also known as: "Song of Zion").
Other Titles: Literary forms in the Bible
Responsibility: Leland Ryken.

Abstract:

Whether examining genre, motifs, figures of speech, archetypes, or rhetorical devices, this accessible handbook features more than 250 alphabetically arranged entries highlighting common literary terms related to the Bible.

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