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  1. is a comparison of two unlike things not using "like" or "as": e.g., "Time is money."
  2. occurs 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."
  3. is the study of sound and rhythm in poetry.
  4. occurs when a speaker or narrator says one thing while meaning the opposite. An example of verbal irony occurs in the statement, "It is easy to stop smoking. I've done it many times."
  5. 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."
  6. 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.

5 True/False questions

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


  2. Ironyoccurs in three types.


  3. Point of viewis 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.


  4. Personificationis a kind of metaphor that gives inanimate objects or abstract ideas human characteristics: e.g., "The wind cried in the dark."


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


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