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10 Cards in this Set

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the aspects of a literary work that elicit sorrow or pity from the audience. An appeal to emotion that can be used as a means to persuade.
a term used to describe writing that borders on lecturing. It is scholarly and academic and often overly difficult and distant
the attribution of human qualities to a nonhuman or an inanimate object
a form of argumentation, one of the four modes of discourse; language intended to convince through appeals to reason or emotion
the perspective from which a story is presented; common points of view include the following: First person narrator, Stream of Consciousness, Omniscient, Limited Omniscient, and Objective
Point of View
a narrator, referred to as "I," who is a character in the story and relates the actions through his or her own perspective, also revealing his or her own thoughts
First Person Narrator
like a first person narrator, but instead of placing the reader inside the character's head, making the reader privy to the continuous, chaotic flow of disconnected, half-formed thoughts and impressions in the character's mind
Stream of Consciousness
third person narrator, referred to as "he," "she," or "they," who is able to see into each character's mind and understands all the action
a third person narrator who reports the thoughts of only one character and generally only what that one character sees
Limited Omnicscient
a third person narrator who only reports what would be visible to a camera; thoughts and feelings are only revealed if a character speaks of them