Literature

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Miguelidia
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Literature
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2014-05-25 17:04:31
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Analysis of literature
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  1. DENOTATION
    Dictionary definition of a word
  2. CHARACTERIZATION
    The choices an author makes to reveal a character's personality, such as appearance, action, dialogue, and motivations
  3. ANTAGONIST
    A character or force that opposes the protagonist
  4. CRISIS
    A significant turning point in the story that determines how it must end
  5. EXPOSITION
    Background information regarding the setting, characters, plot
  6. PLOT
    The arrangement of ideas and/or incidents that make up a story
  7. FIRST-PERSON
    A narrator who participates in action but sometimes has limited knowledge/vision
  8. HYPERBOLE
    An exaggeratin (e.g., I have a million things to do today)
  9. METAPHOR
    Contrasting to seemingly unalike things to enhance the meaning of a situation or theme without using like or as (e.g., You are the sunshine of my life)
  10. Metafora
    Figura retorica e pensamiento por medio de la cual una realidad o concepto se expresan por medio de una realidad o concepto diferentes con los que lo representado guarda cierta relacion de semejanza ej. la 'primavera de la vida' es una metafora de la juventud.
  11. HIPERBOLE
    • 1. Exageracion de un hecho, una circunstancia o un relato: ej. Andres tiene que decirtelo todo con hiperboles, exagerando.
    • 2. lit  Figura retorica de pensamiento que consiste en aumentar o disminuir de forma exagerada lo que se dice
    • SIN exageracion.
  12. NARRATOR-LIMITED
    A narrator who only know the minds of some characters and not others
  13. NARRATOR-THIRD PERSON (Objective)
    A narrator who is unnamed/unidentified (a detached observer), who does not assume character's perspective and is not a character in the story (the narrator reports on events and lets the reader supply the meaning)
  14. PLOT
    • 1. Trama argumento
    • 2. Argumentacion: conjunto de hechos que se narran en una obra literaria, teatral, cinematografica, a partir de los cuales se desarrolla el texto o el guion ej. el argumento de la pelicula fue idea de Luis Buñuel.
    • 3. Reseña de una obra literaria, teatral en que se mencionan esos hechos de forma breve y ordenada: ej. en la cartelera podemos leer el argumento de las peliculas.
  15. POINT OF VIEW
    Pertains to who tells the story and how it is told; can some times indirectly establish the author's intentions.
  16. STATIC CHARACTER
    A character that remains the same
  17. STRUCTURE (Fiction)
    The way that the writer arranges the plot of a story
  18. SUSPENSE
    The tension that the author uses to create a feeling of discomfort about the unknown.

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