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LA9 Basic Terms
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- External Conflict
- Verbal Irony
- a style of speaking or writing as dependent upon choice of words:
- b a figure of speech in which what is said is the opposite of what is meant
- c in literature, a struggle between the protagonist and another character against nature or some outside force
- d A figure of speech which involves an implied comparison between two relatively unlike things using a form of be. The comparison is not announced by like or as. Example: The road was a ribbon of moonlight.
- e something that introduces, usually unexpectedly, some difficulty, problem, change, etc
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- The author's attitude, stated or implied, toward a subject. The climate of feeling in a literary work. Some possible attitudes are pessimism, optimism, earnestness, seriousness, bitterness, humorous, and joyful. The choice of setting, objects, details, and images. For example, an author may create a mood of mystery around a character or setting but may treat that character or setting in an ironic, serious, or humorous
- A major idea that has to be understood or is implied within the text.
- the plan, scheme, or main story of a literary or dramatic work, as a play, novel, or short story.
- A person, place or object which has a meaning in itself but suggests other meanings as well. Things, characters and actions can be symbols. Anything that suggests a meaning beyond the obvious.
Some are conventional, generally meaning the same thing to all readers.
For example: bright sunshine symbolizes goodness and water is a symbolic cleanser.
- Any story told in the grammatical third person, i.e. without using "I" or "we": "he did that, they did something else." In other words, the voice of the telling appears to be akin to that of the author him- or herself. This is perhaps the most common sort of narration and was particularly popular with the nineteenth-century realist novel.
5 True/False Questions
Protagonist → the leading character, hero, or heroine of a drama or other literary work.
Situational Irony → an outcome that turns out to be very different from what was expected, the difference between what is expected to happen and what actually does
Antagonist → a person who is opposed to, struggles against, or competes with another; opponent; adversary.
Static → a literary character who remains basically unchanged throughout a work
Onomatopoeia → the leading character, hero, or heroine of a drama or other literary work.