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The Cask of Amontillado
Vocabulary and literary terms from the story
Terms in this set (37)
A struggle between opposing forces. Man vs. Man, Man vs. society, Man vs. himself and Man vs. nature.
Sequence of events in a story
Part of the plot that introduces the primary setting, the primary characters, and the primary conflict
A contrast between expectation and reality
In this type of irony, facts or events are unknown to a character in a play or a piece of fiction but known to the reader, audience, or other characters in the work
When what is said is the opposite of what is meant
A reversal of expectations
Part of the plot in which events lead up to the climax
That point in a plot that creates the greatest intensity, suspense, or interest; usually the point at which the reader discovers the outcome of the primary conflict.
In plot, these are events after the climax leading to the resolution
The final part of the plot in which all "loose ends" are tied up (i.e. They lived happily ever after)
A person, animal, or thing telling the story or giving an account of something.
First person narrator
a narrator within the story who tells the story from the "I" perspective
Third person narrator
a narrator outside of the action who tells the story from the he/she vantage point
a narrator whose account of events appears to be faulty, misleadingly biased, or otherwise distorted
Omniscient point of view
The point of view where the narrator knows everything about the characters and their problems - told in the 3rd person.
First person point of view
a character in the story is actually telling the story himself/herself
Third person limited point of view
This is a point of view in which the narrator is outside the story and reveals the thoughts of only one character, who is referred to as "he" or "she."
Placement of two things (literary elements if you are referring to literature) closely together to emphasize comparisons or contrasts
Feeling or atmosphere that a writer creates for the reader. It is often created with sensory imagery and imagery within the setting of a story.
A struggle between a character and a force or other character outside of himself or herself
A struggle between opposing needs, desires, or emotions within a single character
(n)Complete and utter destruction
(n)underground burial place
(n)A person highly skilled in music or another artistic pursuit
(n)Freedom from punishment
(v)Restrained with chains or shackles
(n)a person with expert knowledge or discriminating tastes
(n)Manner of walking
(n.) a repayment; a deserved punishment
(adj)One who is in pain or suffering is
(adj)Definite, clearly stated
(v) to approach and speak to first; to confront in a challenging or aggressive way
(n)a barrel-shaped container, especially one for holding liquids
(v) to set right, remedy; (n.) relief from wrong or injury
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