Glossary of american lit

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abstract noun
concepts of being
-love, betrayal
concrete noun
can be detected by using the 5 sences
-pen, paper
compund noun
two nouns or an adjective and a noun that comromise a single noun
-blackboard, football
collective noun
single nouns that represent a plurality
-team, chorus
linking verb
link the subjet to an aspect of the predicate
-forms of to be
transitive verb
show action on an object
intransitive verb
verbs that show action, yet take no object
it is the incon guence between expectations and actual occurence
using irony and sarcasam to be funny
a figure of speech in which an expression is used to refer to something that it does not literally denote in order to suggest a similarity
indirect object
precedes the direct object and tells to whom or for whom the action of the verb is done and who is receiving the direct object
direct objet
noun or pronoun that receives the action of a verb or shows the result of the action
giving human qualities to animals or objects
ESSAY- American dream
Hucklebery Finn
after everything he decides to go out west and live on the wikd and be free with no laws to live by. he can't live at home in a warm house he wants to be free and take ricks and live life on the river
the gallaghers (in America)
daoes mr. Gallerhers have the right to keep hid fsmily in that apartment so that he could become an actor

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