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Flashcards in Never Let Me Go - Terminology Deck (10):
1

Give some terminology for language

Symbolism
Motif
Pathetic Fallacy
Semantic Field
Setting
Dialogue
Conversational Tone
Euphemism

2

Give some terminology for form

Dystopian
Bildungsroman
Science Fiction
Speculative Fiction
Realism
Unreliable Narrator
Protagonist

3

Give some terminology for structure

Aside
Exposition
Climax
Resolution
Compressed Time
Retrospective
Analepsis (flashback)
Prolepsis (Flash-forward)
Foreshadowing
Patterns of three
Circular narrator
Shifting timescales

4

What is the definition of euphemism?

An indirect/mild word substituted for one considered to be too harsh or blunt when referring to something unpleasant or embarrassing

5

What is the definition of speculative fiction?

A genre of fiction which is set in a world with supernatural, futuristic or other imagined elements

6

What is the definition of realism?

The attitude of accepting a situation as it is or being prepared to deal with it accordingly
Or
The quality/fact of representing something/someone as it is true to life

7

What is the definition of aside (literature)?

When a character’s dialogue is spoken on stage but not heard by the other characters

8

What is the definition of exposition?

A comprehensive description and explanation of an idea or theory

9

What is the definition of retrospective?

Looking back or dealing with past event or situations

10

What is the definition of circular narratives?

Circular narratives may begin at the end of the story and work its way back to the origins of the story.