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Fiction

Works of imagination or invention contrast with works of nonfiction which are based on facts novels short stories plays and poems are fictional

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Setting

The time and place in which a story takes place

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Character

A person animal robot whatever who carries out the action in a piece of literature

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Static character and two examples

Neither the character nor the readers knowledge of that character changes throughout the work

From the Scarlet Ibis the Scarlet Ibis and nicey

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Dynamic character and two examples

The character changes because of the action in the stories plot

From rules of the game Waverley Jong

From the Scarlet Ibis doodle and the narrator

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Secondary character and two examples

A character who is not essential to the main plot line but who contributes as of foil or supporting person or who adds to a subsidiary plot line

From rules of the game Waverley's mother and Lau Po

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Protagonist and two examples

The main character

From rules of the game Waverley
From the Scarlet Ibis doodle

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Antagonist and two examples

The character or force that is in conflict with the main character/protagonist

From rules of the game Waverley's mother and society

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Conflict

The struggle between opposing forces.

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Two types of conflicts

External and internal conflicts

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Types of external conflicts and two examples for each

Character versus another character or characters
Doodle versus his brother and we waverly versus her mother
character versus society
Doodle versus society and Waverley versus society
character versus nature
Doodle versus the storm and versus the river
character versus higher power like God or gods

I don't know two examples for the last one

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Types of Internal conflict and two examples for each

Character versus him or herself

Doodle wanted to walk and the narrator in the Scarlet Ibis felt guilty about teaching doodle to walk because he was ashamed of him

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Plot

The action and events that occur as a character confronts a conflict in pursuit of his or her goal

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Exposition

Introduces the character or characters, setting, and the conflict

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Rising action

Building complication of conflict

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Climax

The highest point of rising action at which the conflict which is the highest point of interest or suspense

turning point for the main character

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Falling action

Shows the aftereffects of the climax

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Resolution

Conflict is ended the loose ends of plot resolved

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Foreshadowing and two examples

To show before hand or to foretell with hints or clues

Doodle wanted to bury the Scarlet Ibis
It rules of the game it said it visible strength could be used to win chess games

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flashback and two examples

Occurs when the narrative sequence of events is interrupted to relate a conversation, a scene, or an event that happened before

All of the Scarlet Ibis was told in a flashback

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Narrative point of view

Perspective from which a story is told it determines what/who's view of events will be present

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Two types of narrative points of view
Two examples the first person point of view

First person and third person

Rules of the game and the Scarlet Ibis

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Third person point of view definition and Three types of third person point of view

Story is told by a voice outside of the story
Objective, Limited, omniscient.

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Third person objective point of view and two examples

Storyteller only reports what characters say and do; author doesn't interpret their behavior or tell readers their private thoughts or feelings

None yet

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Third person limited point of view and two examples

Storytellers knowledge is limited to a complete knowledge of one character in the story and tells readers only what that character thinks feels sees or hears

None yet

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Third person omniscient point of view and two examples

Storytellers knowledge extends to thoughts, feelings, and perspectives of all characters

None yet

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Characterization

The techniques a writer uses to develop the readers understanding of characters

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Characterization part a

Direct physical description comments and details provided by the narrator

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Characterization part B

Characters speech thoughts and actions

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Characterization part C

Speech, thought, and actions of other characters

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Dialogue and two examples

What character say to each other

We really talk to her siblings when she played chess

Doodle and his brother conversed with each other and their parents

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Dialect and two examples

Informal diction that is reflective of how people of a particular geographic region, economic group, or social class speak

Waverley's mother spoke like you didn't know English very well

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Diction and two examples

A writers choice of words, phrases, sent it structures, and figurative language, which combined to create meaning

In the Scarlet Ibis similes and metaphors were used to give an overcast/gloomy feeling to the story in the beginning

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Imagery and two examples

Using language to represent sensory experiences how things look feel to sound or smell

Scarlet Ibis describe the Peacock very well

Waverley described the place her father worked in detail with showing that was really gross and stuff

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Mood and two examples

The feeling or atmosphere the character creates for the reader via description, connotation words, sensory images, figurative language etc.

In the Scarlet Ibis there was kind of overcast kind of doomed feeling

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Tone and two examples

The attitude a writer takes towards a subject and his or her audience

In the Scarlet Ibis the writer shows that doodle and the bird were beautiful sometimes with figurative language

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Figurative language

Language that employs figures of speech which are not to be taken literally, to suggest additional meaning

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Three types of figurative language

Personification, simile, metaphor.

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Personification and two examples

Giving human qualities to an object, animal, or idea

The last graveyard flowers smell drifted through every room softly speaking the names of our dead
The pale fence across the yard stands straight and Spruce

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Simile and two examples

A comparison using like or as between two things that are unlike but that have something in common
But the oriole in the Elm was untalented rocking back-and-forth like an empty cradle
They named him William Armstrong, which is like tying a big tail on the small kite

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Metaphor and two examples

A direct comparison between two unlike things in which one thing is said to be another

The sawtooth fern

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Symbol and two example

A person, place, object, or idea of that stands for something beyond itself; use of symbols is called symbolism

Chess stands for life


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Motif and two examples

Reoccurring image or repeated idea that connects to the theme
Death keeps occurring in the scarlet ibis

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Theme and two examples

The central idea, concerns, or purpose of the story. It is seldom stated directly; usually speaks to the human condition.

Sometimes life isn't fair and and the rules of the game theme is learning about invisible strength and how to user hem and apply them to our lives

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First person point of view and two examples

Stories told by one of its characters using first person pronouns like I me we are etc.

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Irony

A literary device that uses contradictory statements or situations to reveal differences between appearance and reality

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3 types or irony

Situational
Verbal
Dramatic

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Situational irony and two examples

A surprising, interesting, or amusing contrast between what is expected to happen and what actually happens

Cask- the cough won't kill me

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Verbal irony and two examples

Occurs when a person says one thing but they mean the opposite

Cask- montresor is agreeing w/ fortunato saying he will let him go but he doesn't

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Dramatic irony and two examples

Occurs when there is a discrepancy between what a character believes or says and what the reader or audience knows to be there

Ibis-everyone though doodle was going to die after birth but he didn't

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Time and place of ibis

North Carolina
1900's
WW1

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Time and place of cask

Italy
Martigras
Carnival season

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Ibis antagonist

Disablitliy

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What is the antagonist part that is super important

FORCE OR CHARACTER AGAINST PROTAGONIST

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Climax

Highest point of rising action
Turning point of story

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Allegory of the cave point of view

3rd person

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Author of rules

Amy tan

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Author of cask

Edgar Allen Poe

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Author of ibis

James hurst

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Tone

Authors attitude towards story

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Ibis tone

Sad or solemn periods with periods of happiness