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an extended work of prose fiction
a novel
list four qualities that distinguish a novel from a short story
its longer, it has a more intricate plat, more character development and more setting development
a character with no special characteristics
flat character
a charater who grows and changes
round character
combination of time and place which effects how that character acts, speaks and thinks
social miliew
storyline or arrangement of events in a novel
plot
what goes on outside of the character
external action
what goes on inside of a character
internal action
complication or problem that needs to be solved
conflict
list the four types of conflict
man vs man, man vs, nature, man vs self, and man vs society
teller of the story, not the author
narrator
when the story teller is in the story
1st person narrator
when the story teller is not in the story
3rd person narrator
when the narrator can be in many different places at one time telling the story; all knowing
omniscient
narrator can not go beyond human limitations; restricted
limited
writer of a novel
novelist or author
main character of a litereary work
protagonist
opposed by main character
antagonist
curiosity about what will happen next
suspense
high point of a story
climax
solution to the problem
denoument
a hint of things to come
foreshadowing
angle from which the action is revealed
point of view
writers attitude toward what he or she is writing
tone
emphasizes particular characteristics of a certain region or area
local color
what the reader feels as he or she reads
atmosphere
created by the authors word choice and sentence patterns
atmoshpere
helps create suspense
the authors style
something which stands for something else
symbol
central idea or moral lesson of a work
theme
backround material revealed to give the reader vital information
exposition
I don't care (whether or weather) he is here.
whether
I hope that the (whether or weather) is nice (weather or whether) or not it is cold.
weather; whether
(Who's or Whose) notebook is this; (who's or whose) going to claim it?
Whose; who's
(Who's or Whose) that new ipod; (who's or whose) going to go get the new ipod; (who's or whose)ipod is that?
Who's; who's; whose
this poetry involves real characters
narrative poetry
this poetry involves imaginary characters
dramatic poetry
perspective
persona
human qualities given to non-human things
personification
this emphasizes the meaning off a poem
meter
writing (poetry) from a personal point of view
lyric poetry
words that suggest meanings beyond their dictionary definitions
connotative words
dictionary definition
denotations
the way someone speaks
dialect
building of suspension in a story
rising action
line said directly to the audience
aside
on character steps out and speaks, others are in the backround
soliloquy
excessive pride
hubris
ababa abcba
rhyme schemes
groups of words that imitate the sound it is describing "crash" "buzz"
onomatopoeia
comparing humans to infants or children
regression
comparing humans to animals
reduction
a novel where the protagonist grows
bildungsroman