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2010-10-23 16:17:28
Literary Devices

English Final
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  1. What is Plot?
    The sequence of events in a story and their relation to one another as they develop and often resolve conflict.
  2. What is setting?
    The place and time of the story.
  3. What are the different kinds of point of view?
    First person, Third person
  4. What are the different kinds of 3rd person Narration?
    • - Omniscient
    • -Limited omniscient
    • -Objective
  5. What is Omniscient?
    Seeing the minds of all the characters
  6. What is limited omniscient?
    Seeing into one or ,sometimes,two characters' minds
  7. What is objective?
    seeing into none of the characters' mind
  8. What is dramatic irony?
    • dramatic irony is when the words and actions of the characters of a work
    • of literature have a different meaning for the reader than they do for
    • the characters. This is the result of the reader having a greater
    • knowledge than the characters themselves.
  9. What is Verbal Irony?
    a figure of speech in which what is said is the opposite of what is meant
  10. What is a symbol?
    anything in a story's setting,plot, or characterization that suggests an abstract meaning to the reader in addition to its literal significance.
  11. What is a Theme?
    genarlization about the meaning of a story.