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a character struggles against some outside force: another character, society as a whole, or some natural force
form of literature in which irony, sarcasm, and ridicule are employed to attack human vice and folly
"fleshed out" - more sides and dimensions; varied and sometimes contradictory traits; complex, many different traits
the quality of something (an act or a piece of writing) that reveals the attitudes and presuppositions of the author
A traditional story about gods, ancestors, or heroes, told to explain the natural world or the customs and beliefs of a society.
a character that shares a theme with another character, yet differs in the way it is represented.
a line spoken by an actor to the audience or to another actor but not intended for others on the stage
a statement or proposition that seems self-contradictory or absurd but in reality expresses a possible truth.
a term, name, or picture in daily life that implies more than its apparent meaning
ex. a cross
metaphor that is extended, A metaphor developed at great length, occurring frequently in or throughout a work.
irony where the audience knows some crucial piece that the , occurs when another character(s) and/or the audience know more than one or more characters on stage about what is happening
A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given human feelings, thoughts, or attitudes
writing or speech that is not intended to carry literal meaning and is usually meant to be imaginative and vivid
the voice that communicates with the reader of the poem or play; the voice that talks to the audience
a stanza consisting of two successive lines of verse, two consecutive rhyming lines of poetry
in drama, a character speaks alone on stage to allow his/her thoughts and ideas to be conveyed to the audience
A work in which the protagonist, a person of high degree, is engaged in a significant struggle and which ends in ruin or destruction
A literary character who makes an error of judgment or has a fatal flaw that, combined with fate and external forces, brings on a tragedy
a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period
story written to be acted for an audience; action is usually by a character who wants something and takes steps to get it; OR a serious play that is neither comedy nor tragedy
abbreviations, acronyms, trademarks, badges, product names, etc. that have a meaning given by society for common usage/intention; only signify objects they refer to
word or phrase placed beside a noun or pronoun to explain or identify it
free associative thought
all thoughts and ideas connect without discrepancy/discrimination or knowing why, just flowing thought, can be incomplete
no restrictions other than stay generally true to fact
stylistic freedom;uses literary techniques of fiction
truth, strict guidelines, goes into the action, emotions, culture, everyday people, the humanity
immersion, accuracy, symbolism, voice, structure
Based on reader's gender/attitude towards gender; feminist view; highlight differences between men and women; see gender of author/characters and their roles; stereotypes
Class/Social Power Theory; Marxist
Society through economic factors; characters: economic statuses, roles, effects?
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