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35 Cards in this Set

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Our Town
Thornton Wilder
Everyday Use
Alice Walker
Hamlet
Shakespeare
The House on Mango Street
Sandra Cisneros
Christmas Memory
Truman Capote
Idylls of the King
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Cyrano de Bergerac
Edmond Rostand
Connecticut Yankee
Mark Twain
A Christmas Carol
Charles Dickens
Count of Monte Cristo
Alexandre Dumas
Sir Gaiwan and the Green Knight
Brian Stone
Roman Fever
Edith Wharton
Lamb to the Slaughter
Roald Dahl
With All Flags Flying
Anne Tyler
The End of Something
Ernest Hemmingway
The Bridge of San Luis Rey
Thorton Wilder
Le Morte d'Arthur
Sir Thomas Malory
History of the Kings of Britain
Geoffrey of Monmouth
same sort of person at end as was at beginning--doesn't change
static character
characterized by one or two traits--can be summed up in a sentence
flat characters
complex and many-sided--might require an essay for full analysis
round character
undergoes a permanent change in some aspect of character, personality, or outlook
dynamic character
story told in 3rd person by a narrator whose knowledge and perrogatives are unlimited--most flexible and widest scope
omniscent point of view
story told in 3rd person but from the viewpoint of one character in the story
limited omniscent point of view
author disappears into one of the characters who tells the story in first person
first-person point of view
narrator disappears into a kind of roving sound camera who can go anywhere but can only record what is seen and heard--readers must interpret themselves
objective point of view
piece's controlling idea or central insight
theme
sequence of events if which a story is composed and presented, in significant order
plot
central character in a conflict
protagonist
forces arrayed against the protagonist, whether it be things, people, society, or traits of their own characters
antagonist
who tells story and how it gets told
point of view
anything that stands for more than it is
symbol
comical piece of writing that makes the characteristics of a specific literary form
parody
clash of actions, ideas, desires, or wills
conflict
types of conflict
man vs. man, man vs. self, man vs. nature