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receding
becoming more distant
disarming
removing or lessening suspencion or fear
prolonged
extended
imprudent
unwise
surmounted
overcame
unruffled
calm; not disturbed
invariably
with out changing
diverting
entertaining
impulse
sudden desire to do something
protruding
sticking out
incessantly
constantly; continually
disconsolate
causing sadness or depression; very unhappy
vexation
disturbane; distress
pauper
very poor person
adulation
intense or excessive admiration or praise
aghast
terrified; horrified
privations
hardships; lack of the things needed for a happy and healthy life
exorbitant
much too high in price or amount
exuberant
elaborate; ectreme; also high spirited
genial
cheerful and friendly
impartial
fair; unbias
allegiance
loyalty
procured
gotten; obtained
dire
terrible
retribution
punishment
fervent
passionate
aspiring
seeking to gain; desiring
deliberation
careful thought, especially in making a decision
How long was a short story back during Edgar Allan Poe?
1-2 hours. One sitting
short story
short, ficitonal prose narrative, a single effect
characters
people in the story- usually only a few
setting
time, place,
conflict
a struggle of some king on which the drama and ficiton are based
plot
arrangement of events in a story or play
climax
turning point
deneumont
french meaning untieing the knot- resolution
rising conflict
tension being made
conflict is based on struggle...
man against man, man against nature, man against the unverse. or inner conflict
falling conflict
conflict is starting to fall together
solution
answers the questions posed, and resolves conflict in story
parts of an introduction
intro to characters
setting (time, place)
dialogue
conversation b/w characters
flashback
episode suddenly interups action of the story to play of an ealier time
irony
contrast b/w what appears to be so and what really is
point of view
vision through which a narrative is presented.
theme
what the work means
tone
expression of an authors attitude toward subject and sometimes toward reader
forshadowing
authors use of hints and slues
mood
atmosphere
first person
when author uses the word "I"
third person
all knowing
third person limited omniscent
when autho uses "it she, he, they"