English Terms Midterm 1

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English Terms Midterm 1
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  1. relations of simultaneity
    within a narrative, everything that does not
    depend on sequence is part of the ________ structure
    this includes parallel plots; themes; symbolism and imagery
    synchronic
  2. an example of this comes in Frankenstein:
    relationships between light and darkness in novel, the
    relationship is important, but doesn’t necessarily depend on sequence
    synchronic
  3. relations of sequence or temporality
    histoire and récit are both types of this type of relationship; both the events and their narration take place in time
    diachronic
  4. an example of this comes in Frankenstein:
    Ex: Frankenstein’s mom dies, then he
    creates the monster. The relationship depends on his mom’s death
    diachronic
  5. refers to the sequence of events as they "really" took place in the world referred to by a text, fiction, or narrative.
    it is open-ended; it has no formal beginning, end, or divisions
    there is only one
    histoire
  6. Example of this in Frankenstein:
    The __________ starts with Frankenstein's creation of the monster
    On the other hand, the ________ starts with the letters from Captain Walton
    Histoire; recit
  7. the sequence of the narration
    It always takes place within a particular medium
    All formal organizing devices such as chapter breaks, flashbacks, nested narratives, etc.,
    are an aspect of the this
    recit

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