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English Exam: The Drunkard: Frank O’Connor Mr. Dooley (died, the funeral is in dedication to him) Father/Mike: has a drinking problem, uses the funeral as an excuse to drink Paddy: becomes intoxicated as a young child, his father is forced to bring him home in broad daylight, told from his point of view Mother: lacks control, says the son “saved his father” The dead: James Joyce Lily: caretaker’s daughter, very serious Gabriel/Mr. Conroy: the nephew feels pressure to give a flawless speech Aunt kate & Aunt Julia: host an elaborate party every year Mary Jane: the niece of kate & juilia Gretta Conroy: Gabriel’s wife Molly Ivors: very patriotic about Ireland Feddy Malins: alcoholic friend Bartell D’arcy: musician, influences Gretta’s emotions about her dead lover Patrick Morkan: father of kate &Juilia, has a horse that always walked in circles even when free Mr. Browne: only protestant at the party Feuilie D’Album: Katherine Mansfield Ian French: painter, shy fascinated by his neighbor The Mark of the Beast: Rudyard Kipling Narrator: never named, witnesses the transformation of his friend Fleete: transforms into a beast after offending a priest at a temple when he drinks too much Strickland: works for the police, also witnesses the transformation The silver man: the reasoning behind his transformation Demon Lover: Elizabeth Bowen Mrs. Kathleen Drover: finds a letter in her old abandoned home, reflecting on her deceased lover, unclear if she is unstable or literally haunted by him Hi Howya Doin: Joyce Carol Oates Madeline Hersey: tangled thoughts, frowning, taken aback when asked how she is Diane Hendricks: divorced, overweight, angry, Kyle Lindeman: having sexual thoughts Michelle Rossley: anxious thoughts Dr. Rausch: angry about budget cuts, and his daughter’s marriage Ping: Samuel Beckett No characters, narrator perhaps, no sense of plot Alias Grace: Margaret Atwood Grace Marks, Simon Jordan, Mary Whitney, Nancy Montgomery, James McDerrmott, Mr. Kinnear, Miss Alderman Parkinson, Jamie Walsh, Jeremiah the peddler, Miss Lydia Setting the time, place and cultural environment in which a story takes place Imagery (words or phrases about something in the physical world), diction close reading; a reading of literary text that pays close attention to form on a lineby line or sentence by sentence basis Allegory (both a literary and secondary meaning), Symbol, Ellipsis…narration, narrative perspective, narrator, voice (voice or voices telling a story), intrusive narrator (omniscient narrator who offers comments on the story directly to the rd audience), tone, freeindirect style (style if 3 person narration that takes on some characteristics of first person perspective, assumes the perspective of a particular character(s)plot, anticlimax (leads readers to believe that what they have read is less dramatic then expected), antihero (leading character possessing traits largely or entirely unlike traditional traits associated with heroism), chronology, conflict, foreshadowing, exposition (the setting out of material in an ordered form, either in speech or writing), denouement (the portion of a narrative that follows a dramatic crisis, conflicts are resolved), epiphany (a moment at which matters of significance are suddenly illuminated for a literary character, typically triggered by something small and seemingly of little import), dramatic irony, irony, caricature (an exaggerated and simplified deception of character, the reduction of a personality to one or two telling traits at the expanse of all other nuances and contradictions), characterization (the means by which an author develops and presents a character’s personality qualities and distinguishing traits), foil, flat character, round character (complex, psychologically realistic character, often who changes)theme, absurdist (mostly describes certain plays of the post WWII period, world stripped of God, minimalist style) stream of consciousness (narrative technique that conveys the inner workings of a character’s mind, in which a character’s thoughts, feelings, memories are related in a unbroken flow) novel, (an extended work of prose fiction) fiction, genre fiction (prose that falls into one of several clearly recognizable catgories, ex: fantasy, science fiction..), convention (aesthetic approach, technique , or practice accepted as characteristic and appropriate for a particular form, how characters speak in a play for example)interior monologue (an expression in speech or in writing of a character’s inner thoughts and feelings) polyphonic (“many voiced” multiple points of view and has numerous threads of story) epigraph (a quotation placed at the beginning of a text to indicate or foreshadow the theme)epistolary novel (a novel made up of letters), episodic novel, (a plot made up of episodes that are only loosely connected) motif,( an idea, image, action or plot element that recurs throughout a literary work, creating new levels of meaning) leitmotif ( a recurring image or pattern or events in a literary work that helps to convey the work’s theme) Postmodernism (influential in the late twentieth century and early twentyfirst, embraces difficulties), Modernism (collection of work from the early twentieth century, abandons several approaches associated with realistic literature such as a single point of view) allusion, intertextuality (the relationship between one literary work and other literary works) deus ex machine (practiced in Greek theater, having God appear on the stage, or something Godlike to resolve a conflict) Foster’s definition of Geography: Rivers, hills, etc it may be mostly people, literary geography is generally about people inhabiting spaces and at the same time spaces that inhabit humans, can also be psychological, anything that forges the people that live there. Can define or develop a character, or even be a character, often plays a critical plot role, foreshadow “when authors send a character south, they run amok” Plot 1. Exposition: 2. Inciting Incident: 3. Rising Action 4. Climax: 5. Falling Action: 6. Resolution 2. Plots of Action, 3. Plots of Thought 4. Plots of Character 5. Modernist revisions to plot/eschewing of traditional plotting Beginning of a novel: Style: Short or long sentences? Simple or complex? Rushed or leisurely? Adjectives and adverbs? Tone: is it elegiac, or matterof –fact or ironic? Mood: tone is about how the voice sounds, this is about how the voice feels about what its telling. Ex: nick in Great Gastby is talking in regret and anger. Diction: what kinds of words does the novel use? Point of view: is it first or third? If its first the character is in the story, if it is third it may not be. Narration presence: in third person, the narrator is either removed from the story all together or is reflecting on the story as a character. Narrative Attitude: How does the narrator feel about the people and action in the novel? Time Frame: When is all this happening? Contemporaneously or a long time ago? Time Management: will time go fast or slow in this novel? Place: a sense of things, a mode of thought, a way of seeing, why the setting is significant. Motif: stuff that happens again and again, can be image, action, language pattern, anything that happens over and over Theme: the idea content of a novel Rhythm: Prose or narrative? Pace: How fast can we go? Expectations: expectations of the reader Character: who is the main character? Why are they important?
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