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  1. occurs in three types.
  2. is the sequence of events or actions in a short story, novel, play, or narrative poem.
  3. is the atmosphere or predominant emotion in a literary work.
  4. 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. is a kind of metaphor that gives inanimate objects or abstract ideas human characteristics: e.g., "The wind cried in the dark."
  6. occurs when a situation turns out differently from what one would normally expect-though often the twist is oddly appropriate: e.g., a deep sea diver drowning in a bathtub is ironic.

5 True/False questions

  1. Punis 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."


  2. Metaphoris the atmosphere or predominant emotion in a literary work.


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


  4. Paradoxis the telling of a story in writing or speaking.


  5. 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.


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