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- all the events in a story particularly rendered towards the achievement of some particular artistic or emotional effect. is the struggle found in fiction. Conflict/Plot may be internal or external and is best seen in (1) Man in conflict with another Man: (2) Man in conflict in Nature; (3) Man in conflict with self.
- includes the time, location, and everything in a story that takes place, and initiates the main backdrop and mood for a story. In the book, Twilight, the setting is in Forks, Washington and Phoenix, Arizona
-describes from which grammatical person’s perspective the story is perceived. First person: (includes the thoughts and perspective of one main character, who's telling his/her own story) Second person: (turns the reader into the character) Third person selective singular: (includes the thoughts and perspective of one main character)
the process of conveying information about characters in narrative or dramatic works of art or everyday conversation. is the method used by a writer to develop a character. The method includes (1) showing the character's appearance, (2) displaying the character's actions, (3) revealing the character's thoughts, (4) letting the character speak, and (5) getting the reactions of others. Example is in the book twilight, Edward Cullen is described as a charming, polite, determined, and very stubborn, protective of a girl he loves, girl describes him impossibly beautiful.
- the main idea of a essay, paragraph, or book. "jealousy" (in Shakespeare's Othello)
- a literary or rhetorical stylistic device that consists in repeating the same consonant sound at the beginning of several words in close succession. Coleridge describes the sacred river Alph in Kubla Khan as "Five miles meandering with a mazy motion," which alliterates with the consonant m. My example- Sally sells seashells by the seashore.
- an expression designed to call something to mind without mentioning it explicitly. - An expression used to give you a picture of something in your mind without directly saying what that thing is. . Were you born in a barn? Instead of saying you are dirty or you are an animal. You express something to make people think what belongs in a barn? They will visualize an animal, but you never say the word animal.
- a comparison between two things. Example- Bella once said, "His eyes were like liquid topaz." She was talking about Edward's gold-colored eyes. From the book Twilight Comparing something/someone to something or someone familiar. Comparing the characteristics of something or someone to express better understanding or clarity.
- a person who actively opposes or is hostile to someone or something. the enemy, it can be a thing in addition to person. In the book, Twilight, the Nomads and James are Antagonist.
- to one side; out of the way. The Changeling' by Thomas Middleton: DEFLORES [Aside] Will't never mend, this scorn, One side nor other? Must I be enjoin'd To follow still whilst she flies from me? Well, Fates do your worst, I'll please myself with sight Of her, at all opportunities, If but to spite her anger.
- verse without rhyme. As an example, in Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, Theseus' speech to Hippolyta appears in blank verse: he poet's eye, in a fine frenzy rolling,Doth glance from heaven to earth, from earth to heaven;And, as imagination bodies forthThe forms of things unknown, the poet's penTurns them to shapes and gives to airy nothingA local habitation and a name. (5.1.12-17)
- the most intense, exciting, or important point of something. Big fight sequence; finding the treasure; hero enters villain's lair and rescues the maiden; the mega-storm happens; girl and boy go out on date at last. http://changingminds.org/disciplines/storytelling/ plots/five_stage/climax.htm
- comic episodes in a dramatic or literary work that offset more serious sections. Example-The Porter scene in Macbeth, the grave-digger scene in Hamlet and the gulling of Roderigo provide immense comic relief. The mockery of the fool in King Lear may also be regarded as a comic relief[
- a serious disagreement or argument. They were fighting.
- two lines of a verse, usually in the same meter and joined by a rhyme, that form a unit. I found a starfish in the bay when I was fishing yesterday source: http://www.docstoc.com/docs/4979748/exa mple-of-a-couplet-poem
- the choice and use of words and phrases in speech or writing. Wordsworth campaigned against exaggerated poetic diction. Source – dashboard dictionary
- the device of giving the spectator an item of information that at least one characters in the narrative is unaware of, thus placing the spectator a step ahead of at least one of the characters. the contrast is between what the audience knows (a murderer waits in the bedroom) and what a character says (the victim enters the bedroom, innocently saying, "I think I'll have a long sleep").Source - http://www.google.com/search? hl=en&client=safari&rls=en&q=define:dramatic+irony&defl=en &ei=c3VoS6AMI6QsgOKpNj1BA&sa=X&oi=definer&ct=&cd=1&ved=0CAQQo wMoAA
- the structure of a dramatic work such as a play or film. The play was made up of 5 scenes.
- an adjective or descriptive phrase expressing a quality characteristic of the person or thing mentioned. They did a very good job on painting that house.
- a distinction in traditional systems for analyzing language. As she was reading, she started to understand the words more then their literal meaning.
- a literary technique used by many different authors to provide clues for the reader to be able to predict what might occur later on in the story. Before I finished reading the book, I had an idea on how the story was going to end.
- prevent from succeeding. The characters in the book were very different from one another.
- visually descriptive or figurative language. The story makes you visually think of what’s going on at that time period.
- an expression of one’s meaning by using
language that normally signifies the opposite. "he used sarcasm to upset his opponent" source -http://www.google.com/search? hl=en&source=hp&q=define %3A+irony&aq=f&aqi=g10&oq=
- the basic rhythmic structure of a verse. the Horatian ode has an intricate governing meter | unexpected changes of stress and meter. Source – dashboard dictionary
- a figure of speech in which a word of phrase is applied to an object or action to which it is not literally applicable. “I had fallen through a trapdoor of depression,” said Mark, who was fond of theatrical metaphors | her poetry depends on suggestion and metaphor. Source – dashboard dictionary
- a long speech by one actor in a play or movie. “ As young as I am, I have observed these three swashers. I am boy to all three; but all three, though they would not serve me, could not be man to me; for indeed three such antics do not amount to a man.” – Henry V By: William Shakespeare
- a figure of speech in which apparently contradictory terms appear in conjunction. “ amateur expert” http://www.oxymoronlist.com/amateurexpert/
- the attribution of a personal nature or human characteristics to something non-human. “ He did not realize that his last chance was walking out the door.”http://www.yourdictionary.com/library/reference/exam
- the leader or one of the major characters in a drama, movie, novel, or other fictional texts. Edward and Bella are protagonists in the book Twilight.
- a joke exploiting the different possible meanings of a word or the fact that there are words alike but have different meanings. “A dog not only has a fur coat but also pants.”http://volweb.utk.edu/Schools/bedford/harrisms/puns
- the ordered pattern at the ends of the lines of a poem or verse. There once was a big brown cat a That liked to eat a lot of mice. b He got all round and fat a Because they tasted so nice. b - http://www.rbuhsd.k12.ca.us/~rgrow/Rhyme %20Schemes.html
- a figure of speech involving the comparison of one thing to another thing of a different kind. “It was an American tradition, like fathers chasing kids around with power tools”http://writingenglish.wordpress.com/2006/09/12/ the-25-funniest-analogies-collected-by-highschool-english-teachers/
- describes a discrepancy between the expected result and the actual results. “In literature, William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet provides an example of tragic situational irony. Juliet takes a drug to fake her death, Romeo however takes poison as he believes Juliet to be dead, when she awakens from her self-induced coma, she finds Romeo's body and thus kills herself for real.”http://www.ironyexamples.com/situational-irony/
- a literary device often used in drama whereby a character relates his or her thoughts and feelings without addressing any of the other characters. “To play or not to playWhether it's nobler in the mind to sufferThan to be in pain on the courtOr suck it up and playAnd by defeating your adversary, to pain: to swell”http://hrsbstaff.ednet.ns.ca/engramja/hamlet/exam ples_of_hamlet_soliloquy.htm
- a poem of fourteen lines using any of a number of formal rhyme schemes. “She was found to wilt . With words she scours . Ivory towers . The thick walls she built . Well tarnished with guilt .”- Excerpt of Her Wilting Regrets By: Paul McCann
- a thing that represents or stands for something else. - “bright sunshine symbolizes goodness and water is a symbolic cleanser.”http://www.orangeusd.k12.ca.us/yorba/liter ary_elements.htm
- an event causing great suffering. "For never was a story of more woe / Than this of Juliet and her Romeo.”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Romeo_and_Juli et
- verbal irony is intentionally produced. ".....I will not marry yet; and, when I do, I swear it shall be Romeo, whom you know I hate, rather than Paris ...”http://www.enotes.com/romeo-and-juliet/qand-a/what-some-examples-verbal-ironyromeo-juliet-70761
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