American Literature #2
Terms in this set (7)
a novel of development like "catcher in the rye"
a novel of artistic development like "portrait of an artist as a young man"
use of the name of one thing for that of another of which it is an attribute or with which it is associated (president=white house)
a figure of speech in which a part is used for the whole or the whole for a part like "I hired three new hands"
-protagonist is confronted w/a prohibition she will face-- then banished
-in order to return she/he must complete a task
-the protagonist gets gifts
-functions as a transformation for the protagonists
-the characters usually represent certain classes/systems
-written by Vladmir Propp (Russian formalist)
Structures and/or motifs for comic literary forms
-pattern in delay and rupture ex: "my mother is a fish"
Structures and/or motifs for tragic literary forms
-ends with resolution provoking audience with fear and pity
-ends with new social order (O'Neil and As I lay Dying)
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