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SMCHS English 2 Final
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This type of person motivated from "within" and they are oriented towards the inner world of ideas, imagery, and reflection. Their energy comes from within rather than from the outside world. They are not necessarily "shy"; they simply value quiet time alone and find meaning inside of themselves
This type of person is motivated from "without" and their attention is directed outward. They are people who are sociable, friendly, self-confident, outgoing and want time with others for action. They are energized from without, and they look for meaning outside of themselves.
Repressed feelings, dark side of the psyche; sometimes the primitive side or raw emotions or projection of our negative traits on to others.
The "mask" or a "good impression" one shows to others.
Known for his theories of the ego, id, and superego, relating to man's personality.
According to Freud, the ethical or moral self
imprint or pattern found in all humanity, all cultures, at all time; the original or prime example. Something that represents another thing universally
Best known for his "collective unconscious," creator of the "Shadow" concept.
This theory focuses on the time period in which the work of literature was written and the author's. This theory professes that a work cannot be fully understand without doing this.
The theory focuses on the ability of the individual to define their own life through their own choices rather than having influence from a higher power. In other words, life has no meaning beyond what value one gives it.
This theory focuses on the readers' reaction to a text and their interpretation of it. It recognizes the reader as an active part of the text who interpret the text based on what they have experienced in their lives. This theory professes that literature is meaningful only because the reader creates the meaning.
This theory focuses on the combining of two societies often addresses the issues that result from the clash of these cultures
A literary or artistic genre in which realistic narratives and naturalistic techniques are combined with elements of dream or fantasy, used to make a strong moral statement or used to disguise a politic view.
The events of a narrative, such as those in a short story, drama, or novel that is arranged so as to create an artistic effect.
The relationships that affect a literary work, both within the work and between the work, and external factors.
A word, phrase, idea, image, action, character, or symbol that is repeated throughout part or all of a literary work for emphasis and for unity.
Opposition in a work of literature
the meaning of the situation is understood by the audience but not by the characters in the play.
a comparison using like or as
the main idea, expressed or implied, of a work of literature, usually depressing
looking back in time during a story
the presentation of background material about the characters or the situation in a literary work, either at the beginning or gradually throughout the work.
a reference to a well-known real or fictional person, place, or event.
sensory or pictorial language that is used to enrich the meaning. It may appeal to the eye, ear, taste, smell, touch, or movement.
an explicit comparison of two different objects, ideas, or actions in order to enrich the meaning of the original. A metaphor reveals that the two different things being compare share a quality that gives them a surprising resemblance. does not involve the use of like or as. The is an implied comparison while the simile is a direct comparison
a word or phrase, person or object that represents other meanings or abstract ideas.
the specific atmosphere of a work, determined by the writer's attitude toward the subject and created by literary techniques such as use of setting and language (serious, playful, sarcastic, and melancholy).
This is used in your essays to support your thesis and concrete details by providing the support of another person's opinions. It is a secondary source of information rather than a primary source of information (as is your novel, play, etc.) and is used as commentary to strengthen your own viewpoints
between 2 complete sentences, when they are related in subject
take place between a complete and incomplete sentence or when you use FANBOYS
when writing a title of a NOVEL you should...
when writing a title of a SHORT STORY you should
"PUT IT IN QUOTES"
a figure of speech in which what is said is the opposite of what is meant
so that the outcome is contrary to what was expected.
final scene or departure
Theaters outdoor semicircular arenas
male actors that provided emotional bridge between actors and audience
stood for how the character was feeling... anger, happy, ext. ext.
having a lot of pride
the character gives himself too many jobs and brings himself his own destruction
the one who added the third character to Greek plays
known for his three unities
statement that appears to be self-contradictory
festivals were held in late March or early April.
the hero's expectations are mistaken
moment hero realizes his full guilt
Audience is reassured
Author of Lord of the Flies
Author of a Separate Peace
Author of "A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings"
Author of Oedipus the King
The first entrance and a song that is sung at the beginning of the play
the Greek word for "to do" or "action"