• Essay #3 Due: You should
have submitted your
before class by emailing a
copy saved in MS word
• Presentation: Terms for
Exam 3 (next class)
• Film Screening.
• Novel: a lengthy fictitious prose narrative portraying
characters and presenting an organized series of events
and settings. Novels are accounts of life and involve
conflict, characters, action, settings, plot, and theme.
This is considered the third stage of the development
of imagination fiction, following the epic and the
• Pathos: A quality of a play’s action that stimulates the
audience to feel pity for a character. Pathos is always
an aspect of tragedy, and may be present in comedy as
• Personification: a figure of speech in which abstractions, animals, ideas,
and inanimate objects are endowed with human form, character, traits,
• Protagonist: the leading character of a drama, novel, etc. This is not
always the hero, but is always the principal and central character whose
rival is the antagonist.
• Scene: the place where some act or event occurs. Sometimes the term
is used for an incident or situation in real life. It is also the division of an
act of a play or a unit of dramatic action in which a single point is made
or one effect obtained.
Drama: A prose or verse composition, especially one telling a serious
story, that is intended for representation by actors impersonating the
characters and performing the dialogue and action. A serious narrative
work or program for television, radio, or the cinema.
• Reading: Defining the
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