Tyson ch. 5 New Critical Vocabulary

(in order of appearance)

 

  1. New Criticism 120;125; 130:
  2. Biographical and Historical criticism 118:
  3. Close Reading 117; 124: 
  4. Authorial Intention 118: 
  5. “The Text Itself” 118-20:  
  6. Intentional Fallacy 119: 
  7. Affective Fallacy 119: 
  8. Formal Elements 119: 
  9. Literary Work 119, 120:
  10. Heresy of Paraphrase 120: 
  11. Literary Language 120: 
    1. Denotation
    2. Connotation
    3. symbolism
    4. tone
  12. Form vs Content 120:
  13. Organic Unity 121: 
  14. Complexity 121:
    1. paradox 121:
    2. irony 121,122
    3. ambiguity 122; 129; 131
    4. tension 123; 127; 133
  15. Mimesis 121:
  16. Reader's Ironic Distance (external vs internal) 122:
  17. Telling by Showing:
  18. Concrete Universals 123: 
  19. Universal Human Significance 130:
  20. Order 123: 
  21. Theme 124: 
  22. Formalism 124: 
  23. Figurative Language 124: 
    1. image 124—
    2. symbol 125; 130—
    3. metaphor 126 —
    4. simile 126—
    5. metonymy --
  24. Narrative elements 127:
    1. pacing
    2. time
    3. narrator
    4. tone and voice 129
  25. Grammatical elements 127
    1. punctuation
    2. line breaks
    3. sound and rhythm
    4. typography
    5. diction
  26. Intrinsic Criticism (objective criticism) 132:
  27. Extrinsic Criticism 132:
  28. Single Best Interpretation 132: