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  1. 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.
  2. is a form of paradox that combines a pair of opposite terms into a single unusual expression: e.g., "sweet sorrow" or "cold fire."
  3. is a comparison of two unlike things not using "like" or "as": e.g., "Time is money."
  4. is a kind of metaphor that gives inanimate objects or abstract ideas human characteristics: e.g., "The wind cried in the dark."
  5. occurs in three types.
  6. is 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.

5 True/False questions

  1. Dramatic ironyoccurs 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."

          

  2. Situational ironyoccurs when a character or speaker says or does something that has different meanings from what he or she thinks it means, though the audience and other characters understand the full implications of the speech or action: e.g., Oedipus curses the murderer of Laius, not realizing that he is himself the murderer and so is cursing himself.

          

  3. Paradoxis the study of sound and rhythm in poetry.

          

  4. Onomatopoeia (imitative harmony)occurs when a character or speaker says or does something that has different meanings from what he or she thinks it means, though the audience and other characters understand the full implications of the speech or action: e.g., Oedipus curses the murderer of Laius, not realizing that he is himself the murderer and so is cursing himself.

          

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

          

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