T LIT 200-Week 6-Fiction cont.
T LIT 200-Week 6-Fiction cont. TLIT 200
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TLIT 200 FictionContinued Symbol and Figurative Language 0 Symbol something that represents something else conveys an abstraction or cluster of abstractions from the ideal to the imperceptible or the irrational in a more concrete form 0 Traditional symbol symbols that have been used many times for a long time 0 Archetypes symbolic sets plots characters that have become so pervasive and have recurred in many cultures 0 Allegory A series of symbols that encompass the whole work I Purpose lets readers enjoy an invented world where everything is very meaningful and corresponds to something else according to a moral 0 Myth When an entire story is allegorical or symbolic originally referred as a story that provided an explanation or religious interpretation of humanity nature the universe etc 0 Figures of SpeechFigurative Language supplement or replace the literal meaning which often create imaginative connections between our ideals and our senses I Tropes bending the usual meaning of a language shaping our response to a work Rhetoric art and science of speech and persuasion Greek and Latin Theme Theme a general idea or insight conveyed by the work in its entirety essential meaning Fables fairy tales and folktales will explicitly state their themes 0 Singular or plural O Disagreements andor debate for a theme I several themes are generated 0 There is the theme but several subthemes come from different interpretation 0 Idea versus topic or subject I Be Specific 0 Expressing the ideas about the topic or subject 0 Articulating insight 0 Theme as a general idea I Don t Be Too Specific 0 General insight described through the elements of fiction rather than about them 0 Theme versus Moral O Moral a rule of conduct or maxim for living I About how one should behave or how life should ideally be I When writingtalking about theme it is better to have a statement rather than a command moral