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51 Cards in this Set

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Setting
the place where events take place
Character
person in story
Protagonist
good character faced with conflict
Antagonist
bad characters
Theme
subject or topic
Plot
plan of story
Internal conflict
conflict inside a person
External conflict
physical conflict
Rising action
The events of a dramatic or narrative plot preceding the climax.
Climax
Falling action
The events of a dramatic or narrative plot following the climax.
Conclusion
final stuff
Denouement
the ending
Mood
atmosphere of story
Symbol
something to represent something else
Foreshadowing
hinting about the future
Character foil
character that contrasts to bring out another characteristics
Tragic hero
of noble birth but brought down by tragic flaw
Hamartia
tragic flaw
Peripetia
sudden change, reversal of events
Anagnorisis
unfolding, discovery
Prologue
before story
Episode
one in a series of events
Stasimon
a chorus, commercial
Parados
entrance to theater
Exodus
exiting (chorus
Allusion
reference to something well-known
Skene
dagger
Proscenium
the stage
Orchestra
dancing place
Theatron
where the audience is
Catharsis
release of emotional tension
Chorus
provide information, setting mood
Myth
fictious story
Caricature
exaggeration of individual qualities
Social criticism
writing that focuses on the dynamics of society
Satire
making fun of something
Point of view
perspective
Paradox
seems to contradict something but doesn’t
Motif
recurring element to support theme
Dialect
way of speech in a particular area
Historical novel/drama
based on real events but made up
Fiction
untruth
Non-fiction
true
Dynamic
a character that changes/grows
Static
a character that does not change/grow over the course of the story
Round
characters with more than one side
Flat
characters that are one sided
Irony
contradicting of normal meaning, contrast between what happens and what is expected to happen
Hubris
excessive pride
Caricature
exaggeration of certain qualities