French vocabulary list: Literature and poetry

French vocabulary list: Literature and poetry

Understanding the correct English-French vocabulary related to literature and poetry is essential for appreciating and analyzing works of fiction and poetry in both languages.

Here is an English-French vocabulary list of some common words and phrases related to literature and poetry:

English-French Vocabulary List:

  1. Literature – La littérature
  2. Poetry – La poésie
  3. Fiction – La fiction
  4. Non-fiction – La non-fiction
  5. Novel – Le roman
  6. Short story – La nouvelle
  7. Poem – Le poème
  8. Sonnet – Le sonnet
  9. Rhyme – La rime
  10. Prose – La prose
  11. Metaphor – La métaphore
  12. Simile – La comparaison
  13. Personification – La personnification
  14. Alliteration – L’allitération (feminine noun)
  15. Symbolism – Le symbolisme
  16. Imagery – L’imagerie (feminine noun)
  17. Theme – Le thème
  18. Plot – L’intrigue (feminine noun)
  19. Character – Le personnage
  20. Author – L’auteur (masculine noun)

Understanding these words and phrases is essential for analyzing and discussing works of literature and poetry in both English and French.

With practice and repetition, you will become more comfortable using them in everyday conversations related to literature and poetry.

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