10 - Midterm Multiple choice dealing with terms...

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Midterm Multiple choice dealing with terms Comprehension questions The Short Story According to Edgar Allan Poe, the short story should be short enough to be read in one sitting Often limited to a few characters, a single scene, and a singular incident Often beings “In Media Res”- meaning in the middle of the action (Three Shots) Often describes the protagonist’s “epiphany- a moment of revelation or profound insight Because it focuses on a single incident, we often are giving a lot of access into the interior world of the protagonist Iceberg Theory If a writer of pose knows enough about what he is writing about he may omit things that he knows and the reader, if the writer is writing truly enough, will have a feeling of those things as strongly as though the write had stated them. The dignity of the movement o an ice-berg is due to only one-eight of it being above water. A writer who omits things because he does not know them only makes hollow places in his writing
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