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hart
n.pl.
a male deer
eunuch
n.
a castorated man
woo
tr. v.
to seek the affection with the intent to romance
chrlish
adj.
vulgar
wanton
adj.
cruel
gull
n.
a person whom is easily tricked
action
the serios of related incidents or occorences
antagonist
the charecter who directly opposes the main charecter in a story or play
dynamic charecter
a charecter who grows or devvelops during the action of the story or play
static charecter
one who remains the same during the falling of the action
charecterization
a portrayal of charecter through what they say or do and through what other carecters say about them
climax
the desisive moment in the conflict of a story or play
conflict
struggle between opposing forces
exposition
wher the author conveys the background material which the reader must know about the charecters and events in order to understand the problem to be solved
fantasy
ian imaginitive work
figuritive language
language that uses imaginative devices
flashback
a device by which an augher interrupts a play or story to reveal events that occured at an earlier time
forshadowing
planting of important clues
genre
type of literature
metaphor
a coparison between two charecters without using like or as
mood
state of mind or feeling created
narraration
the recounting of a an event or series of events
plot
interrelated events
point of view
the out look or position
protagonist
main charecter
realism
a manner of writing in which things are presented as they actually exist in real life
resolution
final outcome
setting
time and place
simile
a comparison using like or as
symbol
a person or thing that exists and has mening in itself and also suggests a further meaning
theme
central thought
tone
feeling conveyed
decadence
adj.
wounderful, rich
ether
n.
clas of organic compounds
fetid
adj.
having offensive odor
incongruous
adj
not in agreement
testtudineous
adj.
resembling a shell of a tortise
apocryphal
adj.
of questionable athority
mince
tr. v.
cut or chop
spinserish
n.
single woman
righteosly
adj.
morally upright
metromome
n.
a device used to mark time
queer
adj.
strange
unfurling
tr. v.
to spred or open something
sauntered
n.
a leisurly place