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Plot
the ordering of events by the author- "the what happened next"
What are the two types of fiction?
Long-novel

Short- short story
Setting
where it took place, time it took place, social setting the "who of the story"
What are the four Genres of literature
Fiction

Drama

Non-fiction

Poetry
Ambiguity
two possible readings of one charecter
Theme
The lesson or underlying idea in the story
Tone
How it is presented by the author. the attitude of the story
Symbol
One thing stands for another
Imagery
Ser of ideas that appeals to the senses
Irony
one thing is said or done- but another is meant
Who were the contemporaries of hemingway?
Thomas Wolfe, Fitzgerald, William Faulkner
Who are the main charecters in Goodman Brown
Goodman Brown, Faith, Goody Cloyse, Devil, Deacon Gookin, Minister
Who is goody cloyse?
his chatechism teacher
What writer saw himself lower than hawthorne but was his friend
Melville
the old clock is the bell tower in what city?
Boston
Who wrote young goodman brown?
Nathaniel Hawthorne
Ambiguous charecter
neither good nor bad
Where does young goodman brown truly see all the people?
In a Dream
Who wrote a rose for emily?
Faulkner
What does emily symbolize?
The "old decaying south"
Where is faulkner from?
Mississippi
What was her lovers name?
Homer
What did she kill homer with?
Arsenic
When/ where did they find homer?
After her funeral, in the "wedding bed"
In Lady Elanors Mantle what was killing everyone?
Small Pox
What started the plague of disease?
Lady Eleanors Mantle
Who made the mantle?
A woman on her death bed
who always "bothered" the lady?
Jervase Helwyse
What does Jervase Helwyse do at the end that finally ends the epidemic?
Runs through the streets with the mantle above his head
Who wrote lady eleanors mantle?
Hawthorne
Who wrote The birthmark?
Hawthorne
Who are the main charecters in the birthmark?
Gorgianna, Alymer, Aminidab
Who laughs at the end of the story?
Aminidab
What happenes to Gorgianna when the birthmark fully disapears?
She dies
Why does her husband pursue the removal of the birthmark so vividly?
Because she is almost perfect.
What does Aminidab think about the whole thing?
That she is even more beautiful becuase of the birthmark
Who wrote killings?
Andre Dubus
at the beginning of the story who dies?
Matt fowlers youngest son Frank
Who killed Frank?
Richard Strout
who was Frank with?
Mary-Ann Richards soon to be ex wife
What is Franks mothers name?
Ruth