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  • 1. Print FormSlideshow ScriptName Justin Bengel Topic Literary Terms You are to write everything you are going to say, verbatim. This way, you can read your script over the slideshow. Keep the information for each slide to 20 seconds or less. People will become bored if they have to look at the same slide for too long.Have an introductory slide or two where you introduce the topic to the audience and why it is important for the audience to listen. Watch some great slideshows before you make your own. Click here. Next, you need to introduce your topic and why it is important that the audience listen to your podcast. You need to provide real-life reasons as to why listening to you is important to their existence.Introduce yourTopic It is important to know all the literary terms such as Drama, Fiction, and Poetry as shown in my presenWhy shouldpeople listen?Slide Topic 1 DramaWrite what Drama, Drama is a literary composition that tells a story, usually of human conflict, by means of dialogue and action, toyou will say be performed by actors.over SlideSlide Topic 2 ComedyWrite what is a stage Play with a happy ending. The stage comedies in ancient and Renaissance times did not always containyou will say humor, the staple of the modern stage and film comedy, but they did end happily. By contrast, a stage tragedy alwaysover Slide ends unhappily.
  • 2. Slide Topic 3 TragedyWrite what is a dramatic genre that presents the heroic or moral struggle of an individual, culminating in his or her ultimateyou will say defeat.over SlideSlide Topic 4 Romantic ComedyWrite whatyou will say is a humorous movie, play, or novel about a love story that ends happily for the protagonist.over SlideSlide Topic 5 TragicomedyWrite what is drama that contains elements of tragedy and comedy, which reach a tragic climax but then lighten to a happyyou will say conclusion.over SlideSlide Topic 6 PlaywrightWrite whatyou will say is a writer of playsover SlideSlide Topic 7 Closet DramaWrite what is a drama written to be read rather than acted on a stage. An example is Samson Agonistes, by John Milton, a 1671you will say tragedy about the final days of the biblical hero Samson.over Slide
  • 3. Slide Topic 8 High ComedyWrite what is the comedy that relies on wit and subtle irony or sarcasm. High comedy usually focuses on the everyday life ofyou will say upper classes. It is generally verbal rather than physical.over SlideSlide Topic 9 Low ComedyWrite what is the comedy that relies on slapstick and horseplay. It often focuses on the everyday life of lower classes. Low comedyyou will say is generally physical rather than verbal.over SlideSlide Topic 10 FarceWrite what is the type of comedy that relies on exaggeration, horseplay, and unrealistic or improbable situations to provokeyou will say laughter. In a farce, plotting takes precedence over characterization.over SlideSlide Topic 11 Comedy of Manners is comedy that ridicules the manners (way of life, social customs, etc.) of a certain segment of society. An example isWrite what Oliver Goldsmiths She Stoops to Conquer in which Goldsmith pokes fun at the English upper class. The play uses farceyou will say (including many mix-ups) to ridicule the class-consciousness of 18th Century Englishmen.over Slide Click here for the Terms Worksheet Click here for Terms ProjectSlide Topic 12 Stock Character is a Character in a literary work or film who thinks or acts according to certain unvarying patterns simply because of hisWrite what or her racial, ethnic, religious, or social background. A stereotype is usually an image that society projects or imposesyou will say on every member of a group as a result of prejudice or faulty information. Examples of stereotypes are the Irish drunk,over Slide the Italian mobster, the dishonest car salesman, the plain-Jane librarian, the shyster lawyer, the Machiavellian politician, and the dumb blonde.
  • 4. Slide Topic 13 Classic Tragedy is a greek Verse drama written in elevated language in which a noble protagonist falls to ruin during a struggle caused by a flaw in his character or an error in his rulings or judgments. Following are the characteristics of a SophoclesWrite what tragedy. It is based on events that already took place and with which the audience is familiar, the protagonist is ayou will say person of noble stature. Also the protagonist has a weakness and, because of it, becomes isolated and suffers aover Slide downfall, but because the protagonists fall is not entirely his or her own fault, the audience may end up pitying him or her. The fallen protagonist gains self-knowledge. He has a deeper insight into himself and understands his weakness. The audience undergoes catharsis, a purging of emotions, after experiencing pity, fear, shock and other strong feelings. The people go away feeling better.Slide Topic 14 Revenge Tragedy is a form of Elizabethan and Jacobean drama in which revenge provides the mainspring of the action. It is usuallyWrite what characterized by bloody deeds, intrigue, and high melodrama. Revenge tragedy was pioneered by English dramatistyou will say Thomas Kyd with The Spanish Tragedy (1589?); other playwrights who used the form are William Shakespeare in Titusover Slide Andronicus (1594?) and Cyril Tourneur in The Revengers Tragedy (1607). Its influence is also apparent in tragedies such as Shakespeares Hamlet (1601?) and Macbeth (1606?).Slide Topic 15 Domestic TragedyWrite whatyou will say is a play in which the tragic protagonists are ordinary middle-class or lower-class individuals.over SlideSlide Topic 16 EpigramWrite what in literature, a terse, pointed, frequently witty observation, often in verse. Ancient Greek epigrams were inscriptions onyou will say tombs or statues.over SlideSlide Topic 17 FictionWrite whatyou will say is literary works of imagination: novels and stories that describe imaginary people and eventsover Slide
  • 5. Slide Topic 18 NovelWrite what a long work of written fiction. Most novels involve many characters and tell a complex story by placing the charactersyou will say in a number of different situations. Because novels are long—generally 200 pages or more—novelists can tell moreover Slide richly detailed tales than can authors of briefer literary forms such as the short story.Slide Topic 19 NovellaWrite whatyou will say is a fictional prose work that is longer than a short story but shorter than a novelover SlideSlide Topic 20 Short StoryWrite what is a fictional work depicting one character’s inner conflict or conflict with others, usually having one thematic focus.you will say Short stories generally produce a single, focused emotional and intellectual response in the reader.over SlideSlide Topic 21 BildungsromanWrite what is a novel about somebodys important and influential years: a novel about the early years of somebodys life,you will say exploring the development of his or her character and personalityover SlideSlide Topic 22 Historical NovelWrite whatyou will say is a fiction novel centered around a real world event.over Slide
  • 6. Slide Topic 23 Epistolary NovelWrite what is a novel written as a series of documents. The usual form is letters although diary entries,newspaper clippings andyou will say other documents are sometimes used.over SlideSlide Topic 24 Poetry is a form of literature, spoken or written, that emphasizes rhythm, other intricate patterns of sound and imagery, andWrite what the many possible ways that words can suggest meaning. The word itself derives from a Greek word, poesis, meaningyou will say “making” or “creating.” Whereas ordinary speech and writing, called prose, are organized in sentences and paragraphs,over Slide poetry in its simplest definition is organized in units called lines as well as in sentences, and often in stanzas, which are the paragraphs of poetry.Slide Topic 25 Epic PoetryWrite what Long poem in a lofty style about the exploits of heroic figures. Homers Iliad and Odyssey, as well as the Old Englishyou will say poem Beowulf, are examples of epics.over SlideSlide Topic 26 Dramatic PoetryWrite whatyou will say in which the writer creates the voice of an invented character or characters.over SlideSlide Topic 27 Lyric PoetryWrite what the most varied and widespread kind, is that in which an individual speaker expresses what he or she feels, perceives,you will say and thinks.over Slide
  • 7. Slide Topic 28 SatireWrite what in literature, prose or verse that employs wit in the form of irony, innuendo, or ridicule to expose human wickednessyou will say and folly.over SlideSlide Topic 29 Dramatic Monologue a poem that is spoken by a FICTIONAL NARRATOR who is clearly different from the author in age, situation, or gender.Write what It is set at some significant point in the speakers life, and it is often addressed to another character, whose presence isyou will say implied by what the speaker says. The major purpose of a dramatic monologue is for the speaker to reveal, oftenover Slide unwittingly, significant aspects of his or her qualities, values, and experiences, which are inferred by the reader. SLIDESHOW TIPS1 - Watch some great slideshows before you make your own. Click here.2- A slideshow is about demonstrating, so use plenty of visuals. Pictures, video, and graphs are afew ways to bring your slideshow to life.3- Every slide must have a visual or two! Make sure pictures are HIGH QUALITY!4- Time your slides to your audio. Record your audio and then set the time setting to flow withwhat you are saying. You can record your audio using AUDACITY. Click here for the manual.5- Record your audio in a quiet place. A place where there is ABSOLUTELY NO NOISE !6- Stick to 20 seconds or less per slide. Too much time on one slide will bore the audience.7- Do not cram information on slides. If you have a lot to say about one particular topic, spread itover a few slides.8- Only use bullet points - no complete sentences unless it is a definition or a quote.9- Have an intro and conclusion slide, so the audience knows where your slideshow begins andends.10 - Break the rules! Use navigation techniques to make your slideshow an interactiveexperience. In other words, let the audience interact with your slideshow.11 - Send the link to your final slideshow to mrdaley@mrdaley.com