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  1. is the perspective from which a narrative is told.
  2. is the telling of a story in writing or speaking.
  3. occurs in three types.
  4. 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. is the study of sound and rhythm in poetry.
  6. is a form of paradox that combines a pair of opposite terms into a single unusual expression: e.g., "sweet sorrow" or "cold fire."

5 True/False questions

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


  2. Situational ironyoccurs 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.


  3. 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."


  4. The protagonistis 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. 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."