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  1. is the perspective from which a narrative is told.
  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 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."
  4. is the sequence of events or actions in a short story, novel, play, or narrative poem.
  5. 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.
  6. occurs 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."

5 True/False questions

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

          

  2. Ironyis the study of sound and rhythm in poetry.

          

  3. Metaphoroccurs when the elements of a statement contradict each other. Although the statement may appear illogical, impossible, or absurd, it turns out to have a coherent meaning that reveals a hidden truth: e.g., "Much madness is divinest sense."

          

  4. Motivationis the telling of a story in writing or speaking.

          

  5. Prosodyoccurs in three types.