Lit Terms
Pros / Cons
Fig Language
Plot
Quotables

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the vantage point from which the author tells the story
What is point of view?

100

He wears the habiliments of the grave.
Who is the Red Death?

100

Prospero's clock, the old man's eye, and Pandora's box are all examples of this literary device.
What are symbols?

100

The setting of "The Landlady"
Where is Bath, England?

100

the character whom this passage describes: "He had a fine eye for colors and effects"
Who is Prince Prospero?

200

conflict/topic + what the author is saying about that big idea = this
What is theme?

200

He plans to be a successful businessman prior to his demise.
Who is Billy Weaver?

200

The example: "His eyes were hollows of madness"
What is metaphor?

200

The four categories of conflict in literature
What are man vs. man, man vs. society, man vs. circumstance, and man vs. himself?

200

character whom this passage discusses: "I went down to open it with a light heart"
Who is the Narrator / Young Man?

300

the repetition of the same or similar sounds at the beginning of words
What is alliteration?

300

This character dies from a snake bite and must travel to the Underworld.
Who is Eurydice?

300

The example: "there came from the bold lungs of the clock a sound which was clear and loud and deep"
What is sound imagery, specifically personification?

300

The type of characters that Christopher Mulholland and Gregory Temple represent
What are secondary characters?

300

The abstract concept which this passage symbolizes: "And the life of the ebony clock went out"
What is man's mortality?

400

when what happens in the story is different or the opposite of what was expected
What is situational irony?

400

He succumbs to overwhelming guilt.
Who is the Narrator / Young Man?

400

The significance of Prince Prospero's chambers running from east to west
What is the rising and setting of the sun representing man's life?

400

the antagonist(s) in "The Tell-Tale Heart"
Who are the Narrator and/or the eye?

400

the abstract concept which this passage symbolizes: "It grew louder--louder--louder!"
What is guilt?

500

a reference in a literary work to a person, place, or thing in history or another work of literature.
What is allusion?

500

The alternate antagonist in Poe's "The Masque of the Red Death"
What is "the Time that flies?"

500

We expect the Landlady to be kind and motherly, but she is a murderess instead.
What is situational irony?

500

The formula for discerning theme in a story
What is determine the big idea/concept and then consider what the author is saying about that concept through his/her story?

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the lit term exemplified by this quote: "'It will never leave us for long. Even if we lose sight of it, it will be there.'"
What is theme?