List terms discussed in class with an explanation/definition and at least one example from either class readings or from outside sources.
setting physical space and time
Setting time and place, physical space
Foreshadowingadvanced sign or warning of what is to come in the near future. 'Dramatic irony' reader/audience knows but the characters do not dramatic irony reader/audience knows something the character is unaware of. Verbal Irony literal meaning of the words is different from the intended meaningLiteral meaning is different from the intended meaning
dramatic irony when audience know something character does not Dramatic irony when the audience knows something the characters in the story doesn't know situational irony misunderstandings
Canon the set of texts generally consider the “best” from a particular country or region Epistolary novel uses other text or letters in a novel. phantasmagoria a sequence of real or imaginary Images like those seen in dream Protagonist Main character/hero
Protagonistthe leading character or one of the major characters in a drama, movie, novel or other fictional text.
antagonist villain, character is static
Protagonist main character, hero (sympathy , development) Antagonist the villian, the bad guy (static character who doesn't change) character figure in a story
Plot rising action, resolution, falling action
diffusion the movement of texts between different countries or regions, “travel” of texts that appeal to audiences beyond the location where they were originally published Diffusion texts that have traveled and have been adapted in different countries
List the monsters we have read about so far with their characteristics.
Dracula antagonist, static in personality and goals, lusts for blood, deceptive and manipulative Grendel
Dracula pale, red lips, cold, bad breathe, wearing all black, old with white hair, no reflection...
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