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What is epistemology?
Study of human knowledge and the limitations of.
What is an allegory?
A short story that uses concrete or material things to reach an abstract or spiritual meanings.
What is omniscient narratology?
All-knowing.
What is an objective narrator?
Impartial, very accurate. Hard to achieve.
What is an unreliable narrator?
Contradictions, can't trust him.
What sort of narratology is considered stream of consciousness?
Unfiltered, random thoughts.
A & P was written by...
Updike.
A Rose for Emily was written by...
William Faulkner
What is Naturalism?
Notion that we are product of our genetics and historical place. No free will.
What is Nihilism?
Belief in nothingingness.
What is an epiphany?
A sudden, intuitive perception of or insight into the reality or essential meaning of something
Who wrote Cathedral?
Raymond Carver
Who wrote A Clear, well-lighted Place?
Ernest Hemingway
Who wrote Barn Burning?
Faulkner
What is Modernism?
Literature that tried to break the bonds of Romanticism. Leaves more unknown, a little pessimist. Hardly happy endings.
Death of Ivan Ilych was written by...
Leo Tolstoy
The Necklace was written by...
Guy de Maupassant
The Metamorphosis was written by...
Franz Kafka
What is existentialism?
The meaning of existence is found within one's own individual existence.
What is free indirect discourse?
Characters perspective through omniscient narrator.
Good Country people was written by...
Flannery O'Conner
A Good Man is hard to Find is written by...
Flannery O'Connor
The Handsomest Drowned man in the World was written by..
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
The Five Forty Eight was written by...
John Cheever
Araby was written by..
James Joyce
Good Country people was written by...
Flannery O'Conner
A Good Man is hard to Find is written by...
Flannery O'Connor
The Handsomest Drowned man in the World was written by..
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
The Five Forty Eight was written by...
John Cheever
Araby was written by..
James Joyce
Good Country people was written by...
Flannery O'Conner
A Good Man is hard to Find is written by...
Flannery O'Connor
Good Country people was written by...
Flannery O'Conner
A Good Man is hard to Find is written by...
Flannery O'Connor
The Handsomest Drowned man in the World was written by..
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
The Five Forty Eight was written by...
John Cheever
The Handsomest Drowned man in the World was written by..
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Araby was written by..
James Joyce
The Five Forty Eight was written by...
John Cheever
Araby was written by..
James Joyce
The Rocking Horse winner was written by...
D.H. Lawerence
Young Goodman Brown was written by...
Nathaniel Hawthorne