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Literary terms

Final Exam

Antagonist the character against whom the protagonist struggles
climax the moment in a play, novel, short story, or narrative poem at which the crisis researches its points or greatest intensity and is resolved
Connotation extra tinge or taint of meaning each word carries beyond the minimal, strict definition
Denotation Minimal, strict definition of a word as found in a dictionary
Dialogue lines spoken by a character or characters in a play,story,or novel, especially between two characters, or a literary work that takes the form of such a characterization
Dynamic Character A character who during the course of a story undergoes a permanent change in some aspect of character or outlook
Dramatic irony Situation in a narrative in which the reader knows something about present or future circumstances that the character does not know
Created by: Pamela1970