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Lesson 1- quiz - dénouement. 8. In a traditional plot, the...

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Lesson 1 Quiz 1. Four- part definition of a short story: Short, fictional, prose, narrative 2. Five other genres besides the short story: Novels, poems, plays, essays, biographies. 3. Plot- sequence of functions organized by time, which forms a main story. 4. Character- any human being who has a role in the story. There are 3 types of characters. 5. Conflict- An action which is opposite to the main character's actions. 6. Theme- A meaning of the story which is deeper than the obvious tale. 7. The 5 stages of traditional plot- exposition, conflict, rising, action, climax,
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Unformatted text preview: dénouement. 8. In a traditional plot, the climax excites the reader and gives solution to the conflict. 9. The age and authorship in the 1 st reading assignment are unknown. 10. The 3 authors this lesson identifies as the earliest are: Washington Irving, Nathaniel Hawthorne and Edgar Allen Poe. 11. 5 important components of literary style: vocabulary, sentence patterns, imagery, figurative language, subject matters....
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This note was uploaded on 01/11/2011 for the course PSTL 1371 taught by Professor Mollycollins during the Fall '08 term at Minnesota.

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