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Allusion
A reference to something in literature, mythology, history, and the like, which the author expects the reader to recognize.
recognize-reference
Antagonist
A person opposing the protagonist in a dramatic or narrative work.
ex. i DONT LIKE superman
Conflict
A struggle between two or more opposing forces. Most narrative or dramatic works of art are organized around one or more conflicts. Physical, Romantic, Scial, Classical, Psychological.
struggle in..
Cynicism
insincere, disagree with scorn, critical of social norms
ex. thats not right!
Flashback
A scence in a story or novel that goes back to an event in the past.
goes back
Foreshadowing
Clues to what will happen next
i wonder/i predict...
Imagery
language enabling one to vividly picture what is being described
my house in a medow in iowa
Irony
An attitude or a way of writing that depends on a discrepancy between what is apparent and what is real. Three kinds of irony are (1) verbacl irony, in which a writer says one thing and means another; (2) dramatic irony, in which a reader or audience perceives a character's mistakes or misunderstandings, (3) irony of situation, in which there is a discrepancy between purpose and result.
3 types (secretive"talking", Oh MY GOSH!'drama", and another one....)
Metaphor
comparing to unlike things to each other (using to be)
eyes like stars
Paradox
A statement that is true in face, although it seems to contradict itself, such as "wasteful efficiency."
conflict with itself
Personification
giving human qualities to non human things, animals
ex. shes fat
ex.2- the dog is quick
Point of View
The position in which a reader is placed in relation to a story or novel.
who says what
Protagonist
The main character or hero of a hero of a dramatic or narrative work.
SUPERMAN!!!! heros...
Resolution
Unwavering firmness of character, action, or will(decidedness, decision, decisiveness, determination, firmness, purpose, purposefulness, resoluteness, resolve, toughness, will, willpower)
decision, determination, firmness(toughness), or will (power)
Sarcasm
verbal irony: often the person says the opposite of what s/he means
type of irony (opposite)