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  1. is the telling of a story in writing or speaking.
  2. is the atmosphere or predominant emotion in a literary work.
  3. occurs in three types.
  4. is the sequence of events or actions in a short story, novel, play, or narrative poem.
  5. is the central character of a drama, novel, short story, or narrative poem. Conversely, the antagonist is the character who stands directly opposed to the protagonist.
  6. is a play on words that are identical or similar in sound but have sharply diverse meanings. They can have serious as well as humorous uses: e.g., when Mercutio is bleeding to death in Romeo and Juliet, he says to his friends, "Ask for me tomorrow, and you shall find me a grave man."

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  1. Oxymoronis a form of paradox that combines a pair of opposite terms into a single unusual expression: e.g., "sweet sorrow" or "cold fire."

          

  2. Dramatic ironyoccurs when a character or speaker says or does something that has different meanings from what he or she thinks it means, though the audience and other characters understand the full implications of the speech or action: e.g., Oedipus curses the murderer of Laius, not realizing that he is himself the murderer and so is cursing himself.

          

  3. Metaphoris the sequence of events or actions in a short story, novel, play, or narrative poem.

          

  4. Personificationis a circumstance or set of circumstances that prompts a character to act in a certain way or that determines the outcome of a situation or work.

          

  5. Prosodyis the atmosphere or predominant emotion in a literary work.

          

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