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political, mocking of a problem using wit and humor
- example: tina fey and sarah palin.
- SNL or Colbert
a story long metaphor
- example: prodigal son.
- father accepting lost son.
- God accepting lost child.
using animals as characters that teaches a moral lesson
three types of Irony?
Dramatic, Situational and Verbal
the audience knows, characters do not.
unexpected twist or outcome
say something, but mean something else. (sarcasm)
how many pages?
- short novel
- 150 pages
- compact piece of fiction, tells a narrative, has all the parts of a novel/novella.
- takes 20 min to read
- "quotation marks"
a concrete (thing) that represents an abstract (idea).
second character that causes the problems and creates external conflicts.
characters in play
a group or performance
a song performed by the chorus in between scenes.
long speech to other characters
long speech alone on stage
- sad to happy.
- happy to sad.
- A-HA! moment.
- you realize you screwed up.
reference to history/literature and mythology
attitude of the author towards the subject of the piece.
changes/grows (either by being a better person, or worse)
how the author creates multi-dimensional characters.
- -what they say
- -what they do
- -what others say about that character
- repeated image or pattern.
- example: color green on harry potter is a motif of power.
- cannot be a single thing because it would be a symbol.
- ex: conch on LOF.
Point of view?
what are the 4 points of view?
- the way the story is told.
- -first person: "I"
- -second person: "you"
- -third person limited: He/She/It
- -third person omniscient: He/She/It
multiple coordination conjunction. repetition of conjunction
lack of conjunction
2 characters that contrast
Deus Ex Machina
God solving all the character's problems
- repetition of the first consonant sound
- example: burning bright
repetition of starting word.
repetition of ending word.
french word that describes the end of a story
growing up, coming of age.
viewed as it is/ as they are.
focus on emotions, individual nature, seeing things as they should be.
Latin quote by horace? and what does it mean?
Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori"It is sweet and fitting to die for one's country."