English 101 Final

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  1. Connell
    Richard Connell "The Most Dangerous Game"
  2. Munro
    Alice Munro - "How I Met My Husband"
  3. Walker
    Alice Walker- "Everyday Use"
  4. Mansfield
    Katherine Mansfield- "Mrs. Brill"
  5. Gordimer
    Nadine Gordimer- "Once Upon a Time"
  6. Cather
    Willa Cather- "Pauls Case
  7. Jackson
    Shirley Jackson- "The Lottery"
  8. Hemingway
    Ernest Hemingway- "Hills Like White Elephants"
  9. O'Conner
    Frank O'Conner- "The Drunkard"
  10. Camus
    Albert Camus- "The Guest"
  11. Commercial fiction
    intended solely to entertain
  12. Literary fiction
    to inform; artistic intentions to broaden, deepen & sharpen reader's awareness on life.
  13. Protagonist
    Central character in conflict; sympathetic or unsympathetic.
  14. Antagonist
    Against the protagonist, person, thing, aspect of physical or social environment
  15. Suspense
    Quality in a story that makes the reader eager to find out what happens next.
  16. Conflict/Drama
    position where he/she must chose between two courses of action
  17. Mystery
    Unusual set of circumstances for which the reader craves explanation.
  18. Surprise
    Unexpected turn or twist
  19. Happy
    Event turns out well for sympathetic protagonist.
  20. Indeterminiate
    Where central problems or conflict is left unresolved.
  21. Rising action
    That development of plot in a story that leads up to the climax.
  22. Falling action
    The segment of plot that comes between the climax and conclusion.
  23. Denouncement
    Reveals the final outcome of the conflicts or the solution of it's mysteries.
  24. Chance/Coincidence
    An event in which something happens by chance at the same time or the same way.
  25. Deus ex machine
    The resolution of the plot by the use of highly improbable chance or coincidence.
  26. Direct presentation
    Author tells us what the character is like, or have someone else in the story to do so.
  27. Indirect presentation
    Tells us what the character is like through their actions/thoughts.
  28. Flat
    can be summed up in one or two traits.
  29. Round
    Qualities are complex & many-sided
  30. Static
    same person from beginning to end.
  31. Dynamic/developing
    undergoes change
  32. Stock
    Stereotypical; familiar from prototypes in prev. fiction
  33. Epiphany
    Moment where the character gets a spiritual insight into life.
  34. Theme
    Central Idea or unifying generalization implied by a literary work
  35. 1st person
    told by one its characters
  36. 3rd person
    Limited knowledge; limited to what characters thinks, feels, sees or hears.
  37. Omniscient
    All knowing, can tell us what character thinks or feels
  38. Dramatic/objective
    Uses 3rd' limited to what character says or does
  39. Verbal Irony
    fig of speech; what's said is opposite of what's meant
  40. Situational irony
    Situation where there's an incongruity between appearance and reality or between expectation and fulfillment.
  41. Dramatic Irony
    Incongruity or discrepancy b/t what the character knows or thinks & what the readers knows to be true.
  42. Sentimentality
    Unmerited or contrived tender feeling, makes you cry with oversimplification or falsification of reality.
  43. Editorialize
    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.
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English 101 Final
2013-06-12 21:38:26

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