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Literary Terms Group 6
Plot <ul><li>A Series of related events that make up a story or drama </li></ul>
Point of View <ul><li>The vantage point from which a writer tells a story </li></ul>
<ul><li>First person – The narrator is a character in the story. </li></ul><ul><li>Third person objective – The narrator i...
<ul><li>Third person omniscient – The narrator is outside the story and conveys the thoughts and feelings of all character...
<ul><li>From which point of view is  The Epic of Gilgamesh  written? </li></ul>
<ul><li>Third person objective </li></ul>
Protagonist <ul><li>The main character in fiction, drama, or narrative poetry </li></ul>
Rhyme <ul><li>The repetition of accented vowel sounds & all sounds following them in words that are close together </li></ul>
<ul><li>The fair breeze blew, </li></ul><ul><li>The white foam flew. </li></ul>
Rhythm <ul><li>The alteration of stressed and unstressed syllables in language </li></ul>
Setting <ul><li>The time and place of a story or a play </li></ul>
Simile <ul><li>Figure of speech that makes a comparison between two seemingly unlike things by using a connective word suc...
Soliloquy <ul><li>A long speech in which a character who is usually alone onstage expresses his or her private thoughts or...
Sonnet <ul><li>A 14-line lyric poem, usually written in iambic pentameter, that has a definite rhyme scheme </li></ul>
Stanza <ul><li>A group of consecutive lines in a poem that form a single stanza </li></ul>
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  1. 1. Literary Terms Group 6
  2. 2. Plot <ul><li>A Series of related events that make up a story or drama </li></ul>
  3. 3. Point of View <ul><li>The vantage point from which a writer tells a story </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>First person – The narrator is a character in the story. </li></ul><ul><li>Third person objective – The narrator is outside the story telling the events seen & heard without any feelings or thoughts being expressed. The narrator is not able to go inside the character’s head. </li></ul><ul><li>Third person limited – The narrator is outside the story and can express the thoughts or feelings of only one character. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Third person omniscient – The narrator is outside the story and conveys the thoughts and feelings of all characters. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>From which point of view is The Epic of Gilgamesh written? </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Third person objective </li></ul>
  8. 8. Protagonist <ul><li>The main character in fiction, drama, or narrative poetry </li></ul>
  9. 9. Rhyme <ul><li>The repetition of accented vowel sounds & all sounds following them in words that are close together </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>The fair breeze blew, </li></ul><ul><li>The white foam flew. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Rhythm <ul><li>The alteration of stressed and unstressed syllables in language </li></ul>
  12. 12. Setting <ul><li>The time and place of a story or a play </li></ul>
  13. 13. Simile <ul><li>Figure of speech that makes a comparison between two seemingly unlike things by using a connective word such as like or as </li></ul>
  14. 14. Soliloquy <ul><li>A long speech in which a character who is usually alone onstage expresses his or her private thoughts or feelings. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Sonnet <ul><li>A 14-line lyric poem, usually written in iambic pentameter, that has a definite rhyme scheme </li></ul>
  16. 16. Stanza <ul><li>A group of consecutive lines in a poem that form a single stanza </li></ul>
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