Great Expectations Unit Test

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Great Expectations Unit Test
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Stage 3 vocab and Literary terms
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  1. a reference in literature from history, sports, science, the Bible, etc.
    Allusion
  2. a character or force that comes in conflict with the main character
    antagonist
  3. primary character in a story or drama
    protagonist
  4. the reasons why the character acts the way he or she does
    character motivation
  5. the highest, most exciting point that determines outcome of conflict
    climax
  6. when author comes right out and tells us what a character is like
    direct characterization
  7. author allows reader to use his/her own judgment to dtermine character's personality *action *dialogue
    indirect characterization
  8. you expect one thing to happen, but the opposite occurs (dramatic, situational, verbal)
    irony
  9. types of irony
    verbal - say one thing and mean the opposite (sarcasim)

    dramatic - reader knows something more than the character knows.

    situational - outcome is not what was expected
  10. a character that changes from beginning to end
    dynamic character
  11. character with only 1 or 2 traits that can be summed up in single phrase
    flat character (minor character)
  12. this character has multi-sided personality like real people do (major character)
    round character
  13. character stays the same throughout drama
    static character
  14. stereotyped individuals who act the way you expected them to act
    stock character
  15. action that starts to wind down
    falling action
  16. phase of plot where character encounters complications and suspense is created
    rising action
  17. suggests something WILL happen in future of plot
    foreshadowing
  18. basic situation where we are introduced to main characters, settings
    exposition
  19. the outside force in which character struggles
    external conflict
  20. a character struggles with his/her own conscience, morals, etc.
    internal conflict
  21. this interupts the present action of the plot to tell what happened at an earlier time
    flashback
  22. pictures created through figurative language that appeals to 5 senses
    imagery
  23. comparison between 2 unlike things WITHOUT using like, as, thn or resembles
    metaphor
  24. 2 different things compared USING like, as, than or resembles
    simile
  25. giving human qualities to non-human objects or emotions
    personification
  26. series or chain of events that makes up story or novel
    plot
  27. (Denovement) the story comes to close but ay have lingering
    resolution
  28. time AND place of story or drama
    setting
  29. something that represents itself AND something beyond itself
    symbol
  30. builds excitement during rising action (intrigues reader)
    suspense
  31. a looming sense of coming danger, evil, or the will of a character
    foreboding
  32. short story or brief account about a particular event, often used in essays to show knowledge of the subject or to give examples and descriptions
    anecdote
  33. choice of words
    1. low
    2. elevated
    3. neutral
    diction
  34. central idea or insight of a work, what author wants the reader to take away from the work
    theme
  35. Theme - author presents information and observations on the subject so reader can form his or her own opinion

    Moral - the purpose is to teach a lesson, tells reader what and what not to do
    Theme vs. Moral
  36. emotions evoked or associated with a word beyond its literal meaning
    connotation
  37. dictionary definition
    denotation
  38. exposition
    rising action
    climax
    falling action
    resolution
    plot pyramid
  39. authors attitude toward the character or subject evident in diction, imagery, details
    tone
  40. light bulb moment, sudden realization or revelation gained when something is fully understood
    epiphany
  41. extreme exaggeration
    hyperbole
  42. 2 contradicting terms joined together for dramatic effect
    oxymoron
  43. 2 opposite characters
    foil
  44. person telling story, might not be a character in the plot
    narrator
  45. perspective from which story is told
    • first person (I, me, my...)
    • Third person omniscient (he, she, it)
    • Third person limited
  46. the art of discovering temperment and character from outward appearance
    physiognomy
  47. lacking in reverence or proper respect
    impious
  48. of, relating to, or characteristic of a despot
    despotic
  49. an instance of malignant or malicious behavior or nature
    malignity
  50. that cannot be removed, washed away or erased
    indelible
  51. disposition to be merciful and especially to moderate the severity of punishment due
    clemency
  52. habitually complaining
    querulous
  53. of, relating to or having the characteristics of a master or teacher
    magisterially
  54. to fall perpendicularly
    plummet
  55. joined together especially in pairs; couples
    conjugate

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