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  1. is a kind of metaphor that gives inanimate objects or abstract ideas human characteristics: e.g., "The wind cried in the dark."
  2. is the perspective from which a narrative is told.
  3. is the use of words that mimic the sounds they describe: e.g., "hiss," "buzz," and "bang." When onomatopoeia is used on an extended scale in a poem, it is called imitative harmony.
  4. is 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. is the atmosphere or predominant emotion in a literary work.
  6. occurs 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.

5 True/False Questions

  1. Ironyoccurs in three types.


  2. Plotis 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."


  3. Metaphoroccurs when the elements of a statement contradict each other. Although the statement may appear illogical, impossible, or absurd, it turns out to have a coherent meaning that reveals a hidden truth: e.g., "Much madness is divinest sense."


  4. Oxymoronis the atmosphere or predominant emotion in a literary work.


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


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