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chris's literature

What are the 5 elements of plot? exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, and resolution!
What is Lemon Brown's treasure? a ripped newspaper article and a broken harmonica.
In the story Ribbons where did the grandmother come from? Hong Kong.
In the poem Loo-Wit what happens when she is sleeping? She is woken up by creacks on the wood.
Who is the bear boy? queohia
In Fog who is it refrenced to? A cat.
How does Rikki Tikki feel when he kills karet? He feels confident of himself.
Three lined Japenese poem? Hiaku.
in the Village Blacksmith what is a simile? With measured beat and slow, like a sexton ringing the village bell.
direct characterization the process by which the personality of a fictitious character is revealed by the use of descriptive adjectives, phrases, or epithets.
indirect characterization the process by which the personality of a fictitious character is revealed through the character's speech, actions, appearance, etc.
theme a central message about the story, or general statement
universal theme a message about that is expressed ragularly in man different curltures and time periods, in folk tales, epics, and romances address universal theme like courage, the power of love, or the danger of greed.
resolution the outcome of the conflict in a plot.
plot the sequece of events in which each event resalts from a previous one and causes the next, plot usually begins with a exposition.
exposition the part of the work that introduces the characters, setting, and basic situation.
rising action a related series of incidents in a literary plot that build toward the point of greatest interest.
climax the high point of interest or suspense.
falling action the part of a literary plot that occurs after the climax has been reached and the conflict has been resolved.
literary divices Literary devices are specific aspects of literature. They are components that help an author create meaning through language and words.
dialect a variety of a language that is distinguished from other varieties of the same language by features of phonology, grammar, and vocabulary, and by its use by a group of speakers who are set off from others geographically or socially.
flashback a device in the narrative of a motion picture, novel, etc., by which an event or scene taking place before the present time in the narrative is inserted into the chronological structure of the work.
foreshadowing to show or indicate beforehand; prefigure: Political upheavals foreshadowed war.
motivation the act or an instance of motivating, or providing with a reason to act in a certain way: I don't understand what her motivation was for quitting her job. Synonyms: motive, inspiration, inducement, cause, impetus. 2. the state or condition of being mot
irony an outcome of events contrary to what was, or might have been, expected.
stanzas verses
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