English 101 Final
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English 101 Final
Richard Connell "The Most Dangerous Game"
Alice Munro - "How I Met My Husband"
Alice Walker- "Everyday Use"
Katherine Mansfield- "Mrs. Brill"
Nadine Gordimer- "Once Upon a Time"
Willa Cather- "Pauls Case
Shirley Jackson- "The Lottery"
Ernest Hemingway- "Hills Like White Elephants"
Frank O'Conner- "The Drunkard"
Albert Camus- "The Guest"
intended solely to entertain
to inform; artistic intentions to broaden, deepen & sharpen reader's awareness on life.
Central character in conflict; sympathetic or unsympathetic.
Against the protagonist, person, thing, aspect of physical or social environment
Quality in a story that makes the reader eager to find out what happens next.
position where he/she must chose between two courses of action
Unusual set of circumstances for which the reader craves explanation.
Unexpected turn or twist
Event turns out well for sympathetic protagonist.
Where central problems or conflict is left unresolved.
That development of plot in a story that leads up to the climax.
The segment of plot that comes between the climax and conclusion.
Reveals the final outcome of the conflicts or the solution of it's mysteries.
An event in which something happens by chance at the same time or the same way.
Deus ex machine
The resolution of the plot by the use of highly improbable chance or coincidence.
Author tells us what the character is like, or have someone else in the story to do so.
Tells us what the character is like through their actions/thoughts.
can be summed up in one or two traits.
Qualities are complex & many-sided
same person from beginning to end.
Stereotypical; familiar from prototypes in prev. fiction
Moment where the character gets a spiritual insight into life.
Central Idea or unifying generalization implied by a literary work
told by one its characters
Limited knowledge; limited to what characters thinks, feels, sees or hears.
All knowing, can tell us what character thinks or feels
Uses 3rd' limited to what character says or does
fig of speech; what's said is opposite of what's meant
Situation where there's an incongruity between appearance and reality or between expectation and fulfillment.
Incongruity or discrepancy b/t what the character knows or thinks & what the readers knows to be true.
Unmerited or contrived tender feeling, makes you cry with oversimplification or falsification of reality.
Not part of the narrative or drama. Instructs the reader how to think or feel about the events of a story or the behavior of a character.