Flashcards in Vocab Words Deck (27):
A broad term referring to the recognition of a reality different from the masking appearance: recognition of some incongruity: kinds of irony are:
Point of view
The perspective from which the story (narrative) is told, the way in which the reader is presented with the material of the story; kinda are
Told by using "I", in which the main character experiences what he saw or did
In which a character relates the events as she/he witnessed them; observing the action but not participating in it
When the author is the "all knowing" he knows what they are thinking, or what they are observing
The progression of events in a literary work. The very very important events
Actual geographic location, scenery, physical arrangements, location of windows and doors in a room, and time of day, climate or weather
The observation of life which serves as the controlling idea in a literary work. A theme is seldom presented word for word but is more often found in an abstract idea, surfacing through actions and dialogues of the characters, the use of symbols and recurring images...
The problem in the story
Person struggling to achieve the goal
The person or force attempting to prevent the protagonist from achieving his goal
Man verses himself (against elements within himself
Man verses man (against another individual)
The creation of believable fictitious personalities
An object (physical) that represents an idea (abstract) ex. American flag
A comparison using "like" or " as"
Comparison that does NOT use "like" or "as"
Giving human qualities and characteristics to non human or non living things
A speech by a character (alone) to express his thoughts aloud to audience (in absence of a character)
Exaggeration; ex: I was so hungry I could eat a bear
The giving of hints or clues by the author early in the work of events to take place later in the work, building suspense
An expression designed to call something to mind without mentioning it explicitly; and indirect or passing reference
The occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words
A scene in a movie, novel, etc., set in a time earlier then the main story.
The ordered pattern of rhymes at the ends of the lines of a poem or verse
A phrase or verse recurring at intervals in a song or poem