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1.The meaning of climax and anticlimax The Greek word climax means “ladder”; the Latin gradatio means “ascent, climbing up”. In climax we deal with strings of synonyms or at least semantically related words belonging to the same thematic group.[4, p. 155] According to Efimov L. P., climax (or Gradation) – is the figure of unequality, which consists in arranging the utterance so that each subsequent component of it increases significance, importance or emotional tension of narration.[1, p. 69] ...

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Climax and Ruby

her to Poplar House. Rising Action – Ruby goes to live with her sister Cara who she hasn’t seen in 8 years and her husband. Rising Action – Ruby tries to run away from Cara’s house. Rising Action – Ruby gets a job at a jewelry kiosk in the mall. Climax – Ruby meets a boy her age named Nate and they become really good friends. Falling Action – Nate and Ruby start dating and on Valentine’s Day give each other gifts. Conclusion – Ruby and Nate get both get accepted to go to the same college. Journal...

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What is the Climax of Silas Marner?

Action is when Dunstey blackmails Godfrey through Squire Cass’s Party Climax: 12-22 The Climax is when Molly Farren tries to go to the Cass Party throught Silas resolution to keep the golden haired toddler. Falling Action: 23-27 The Falling Action is from the time where Eppie is 18 till Silas and Eppie return to Lantern Yard. Resolution: 28 Eppie is married to Aaron Wintrop Climax- Explanation The reason I think that the Climax is from the time that Molly Farron tries to go to Squire Cass’s party...

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Analyse How the Growth/Breakdown of a Relationship Affects the Climax of the Story?

Analyse how the growth/breakdown of a relationship affects the climax of the story? Mr Pip, a novel by Lloyd Jones is set in the 1990’s on the war torn island of Bougainville. The story is narrated by 13 year old Matilda Laimo. Matilda’s mother continuously struggles to hold onto her young daughter as she becomes completely intrigued and connected with a fictional character Pip from Charles Dickens’ novel, Great Expectations. This causes a breakdown in their mother daughter relationship. Matilda...

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lamb for the slaughter

execution is vital to making Mary a more positive character. Why Are the Exact Words Patrick Says When Leaving Mary Left Out? In the middle of the conversation between Patrick and Mary, the narration changes for a single paragraph at the very climax of the conversation. Patrick leads into the conversation with the hope she won’t blame him too much. It then says that he told her, though not exactly what, and ends with him saying that he will take care of her. This change in narration is disconcerting...

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Owl Creek Bridge

shots fired. Right before the reader finds out he has been hung, the story reaches a sort of climax where it seems as if Farquhar has reached a feeling of euphoria, but then immediately is brought back to reality of his death. The story builds up suspense through flashbacks, the setting, and Farquhar’s senses. The story is built up with all this rising action, readers are immediately hit with the climax and a denouement. There is no falling action to ease into the ending of the story, The final...

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How to Control the Progression of Your Writing through Literary Devices

within a particular story. Literary constructions can be consistent throughout an author’s script, however, when they are placed and left in specific points in the story; the reader can clearly tie these constructions to the exposition, rising action, climax, falling action and resolution of the narrative. Finding the right literary device to fit one’s interpretation of a specific moment in the story is half the battle, nonetheless, once the reader has analyzed the story they can then go back and pick...

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Formalist: Protagonist and Character Vs

* Character vs. Self (Leah = old and tired, misses Estonia, misses husband)  Protagonist - Leah * Changes throughout story * At the story’s start, she feels at peace, even grateful for the notion of death * When the window breaks at climax, she becomes motivated, has a renewed sense of hope and vigor for life * She is a definitely dynamic character  Antagonist – Ruth * Makes little effort to interact with Leah * Doesn’t enjoy her mother-in-law living with her * A possible...

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How does Tennessee Williams build up dramatic tension between Blanche DuBois and Stanley Kowalski in Scene 10 to make it a theatrical climax of A Streetcar named Desire?

interactions between characters, symbolism of characters, effective use of music and sound effects, words and setting. He does not use Acts, but divides the play into eleven scenes, as with all other scenes, Scene 10 naturally leads to a dramatic climax. He creates dramatic tension in “A Streetcar Named Desire” through the antagonism between Blanche and Stanley. Blanche’s dislike and condescending opinion towards Stanley are shown through the overheard conversation she had with Stella in Scene...

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Hard to Swallow Drama Exam Evaluation

track. Her thought track was spoken out finally and right before the climax, which was perfect for the timing as it was seconds before the climax and did not break the tension at all due to the seriousness of it. Lara’s voice was extremely calm and serene; her overall demeanour was a very classy one through her voice, making a simple prayer sound so sophisticated, this was to keep the tension locked into the scene to make the climax more effective. Her tone was extremely formal and mature, even though...

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