The one that got away

Topics: Antagonist, Villain, Fiction Pages: 2 (427 words) Published: February 25, 2014
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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