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Unit 1 Terms

  1. 1. Print FormUNIT 1 - LITERARY TERMS Click here for the Term Definitions Click here for Terms ProjectPlaywright ExamplesPlaywright Name Anton Chekhov Name of Play The Cherry Orchard EYears lived 1860-1904 Year of play 1904 N GSource http://www.theatredatabase.com/19th_century/anton_chekhov_001.html, http://www.theatrehistory.com/russian/chekhov0 +Playwright Name David Hare Name of Play Plenty A D VYears lived 1947-Present Year of play 1978Source http://www.imagi-nation.com/moonstruck/clsc52.htmlCloset Drama ExamplePlaywright Name Samuel Daniel Name of Closet Drama E N GYears lived Year of play +Why is this classified Aas a Closet Drama? D VSourceHigh Comedy ExamplePlaywright Name Name of High Comedy A D VYears lived Year of play O NWhy is this classified Las a High Comedy? YSourceLow Comedy ExamplePlaywright Name Name of Low Comedy A D VYears lived Year of play O NWhy is this classified Las a Low Comedy? YSource
  2. 2. Romantic Comedy ExamplePlaywright Name Name of Play E N GYears lived Year of play +Why is this classified as a ARomantic Comedy? D VSourceComedy of Manners ExamplePlaywright Name Name of Play A D VYears lived Year of play O NWhy is this classified as a LComedy of Manners? YSourceWhat is an example of a She is a stock character because she represents Why?stock character? Repunzel the damsel in distress. E N GWhat is an example of a He is a stock character because he represents the Lt. Dan Taylor Why?stock character? bitter war veteran in various movies. + A DWhat is an example of a He is a stock character because he represents the Gunnery Sgt. Hartman Why? Vstock character? harsh drill sergeant in military movies.Classical Tragedy ExamplePlaywright Name Name of PlayYears lived Year of play A D VWhy is this classified as aClassical Tragedy? O NSource L YDefine HUBRIS
  3. 3. Revenge Tragedy ExamplePlaywright Name Name of Play A D VYears lived Year of play O NWhy is this classified as a LRevenge Tragedy? YSourceDomestic Tragedy ExamplePlaywright Name Name of Play A D VYears lived Year of play O NWhy is this classified as a LDomestic Tragedy? YSourceTragicomedy ExamplePlaywright Name Samuel Beckett Name of Play Waiting for Godot E N GYears lived 1906-1089 Year of play 1953 +Why is this classified as a It is an example of a tragic comedy because the play mixes with tragedy and comedy, it has a ATragicomedy? tragic climax but a happy conclusion. D VSource http://www.imagi-nation.com/moonstruck/clsc7.htmTheatre of the Absurd ExamplePlaywright Name Name of Play A D VYears lived Year of play O NWhy is this classified as a LTheatre of the Absurd? YSource
  4. 4. Non Fiction ExampleAuthors Name Upton Sinclair Name of Book The Jungle E N GYears lived 1878-1968 Year of Book 1906 +Why is this classified as This book is classified as non fiction because it is a journalistic account of what happened at the ANon Fiction? meat factories. D VSource http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/Jupton.htmBildungsroman ExampleAuthors Name Name of Book A D VYears lived Year of Book O NWhy is this classified as a LBildungsroman? YSourceHistorical Novel ExampleAuthors Name Name of Book A D VYears lived Year of Book O NWhy is this classified as a LHistorical Novel? YSourceEpistolary Novel ExampleAuthors Name Name of Book A D VYears lived Year of Book O NWhy is this classified as a LEpistolary Novel? YSource
  5. 5. Short Story ExampleAuthors Name Honore de Balzac Name of Book Eugénie Grandet E N GYears lived 1799-1850 Year of Book 1834 +Why is this classified as a This book is classified as a short story because it is fiction and it follows one characters conflict AShort Story? with others. D VSource http://www.oldandsold.com/articles22/honore-de-balzac-6.shtml#Novella ExampleAuthors Name Name of Book E N GYears lived Year of Book +Why is this classified as a ANovella? D VSourceEpic Poetry ExamplePoets Name Name of Poem E N GYears lived Year of Poem +Why is this classified as Aan Epic Poem? D VSourceDramatic Poetry ExamplePoets Name Name of Poem E N GYears lived Year of Poem +Why is this classified as ADramatic Poetry? D VSource
  6. 6. Lyric Poetry ExamplePoets Name Name of Poem E N GYears lived Year of Poem +Why is this classified as a ALyric Poem? D VSourceDramatic Monlogue ExamplePoets Name Name of Poem A D VYears lived Year of Poem O NWhy is this classified as LDramatic Monlogue? YSourceEpigram Example AExample D VAuthor O NWhy is this classified as Lan Epigram? YSourceExampleAuthorWhy is this classified asan Epigram?Source
  7. 7. Satire Example EExample of something Nsatiric or an example of Ga prose that containssatire + AAuthor D VWhy is this classified asSatire?SourceExample of somethingsatiric or an example ofa prose that containssatireAuthorWhy is this classified asSatire?Source

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