Literature Mid-Term

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  1. Setting
    The location and time in history and season that a narrative happens
  2. The location and time in history and season that a narrative happens
    Setting
  3. Plot
    The order of events of a narrative
  4. The order of events of a narrative
    Plot
  5. Flat Character
    A character who merely serves a roll and has a minor role in the narrative
  6. A character who merely serves a roll and has a minor role in the narrative
    Flat Character
  7. Constituent Events
    Turning points in a narrative, and is often scenes that drive the plot forward
  8. Turning points in a narrative, and is often scenes that drive the plot forward
    Constituent Events
  9. Master Plot
    A plot whose events and order have been recycled throughout history
  10. A plot whose events and order have been recycled throughout history
    Master Plot
  11. Rising Action
    A series of complications or challenges to the protagonist leading to the climax
  12. A series of complications or challenges to the protagonist leading to the climax
    Rising Action
  13. External Conflict
    A conflict between protagonist and another force
  14. A conflict between protagonist and another force
    External Conflict
  15. Genre
    The Groupings of Style and Theme in Literature
  16. The Groupings of Style and Theme in Literature
    Genre
  17. Antagonist
    The force against the main character
  18. The force against the main character
    Antagonist
  19. Causation
    The feeling that there are consequences to the actions of characters in a story
  20. The feeling that there are consequences to the actions of characters in a story
    Causation
  21. Point of View
    The speaker’s perception in telling the narrative to the reader
  22. The speaker’s perception in telling the narrative to the reader
    Point of View
  23. Internal Conflict
    A personal, often emotional struggle that afflicts a protagonist
  24. A personal, often emotional struggle that afflicts a protagonist
    Internal Conflict
  25. Theme
    The subject, topic, or source of main emotion from a narrative
  26. The subject, topic, or source of main emotion from a narrative
    Theme
  27. Protagonist
    The main character or entity within a narrative
  28. The main character or entity within a narrative
    Protagonist
  29. Round Character
    A character with depth and emotion, who will change throughout the narrative
  30. A character with depth and emotion, who will change throughout the narrative
    Round Character
  31. The five parts of a Narrative
    Exposition, Rising Action, Climax, Falling Action, Resolution
  32. Exposition, Rising Action, Climax, Falling Action, Resolution
    The five parts of a Narrative
  33. What is the conflict in “After 20 Years”?
    Good v/s Evil, consciousness
  34. What is the conflict in “The Things They Carried”?
    Holding on to Humanity
  35. What is the conflict in “Story of an Hour”?
    Changing situation, Loss & Gain
  36. What is the conflict in “Selfish Giant”
    Learning to be altruistic
  37. What is the conflict in “Time Enough at Last”?
    Desire to read, H-Bomb
  38. What is the conflict in “Louis CK”?
    Bad Parenting
  39. Name a Literary Period and a fact about it
    Old English – 450-1100 – Epic Poems such as Beowulf
  40. The Parable of the Snake – List parts and define
    • Exposition – Old woman out walking
    • Rising Action - Men beating a snake
    • Climax – Old woman saves the snake
    • Falling Action – Snake bites the old woman
    • Resolution – the old woman dies
  41. Discuss the differences between a News Story and a Narrative
    • News Story – Factual and to the point
    • Narrative – Has characters and deliberate tension

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