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Copy of Vocabulary Set 4

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Scarlett Rowe

on 4 September 2018

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Transcript of Copy of Vocabulary Set 4

1. Setting
The time and place in which events in a work of literature take place
2. Style
A writer's characteristic manner of employing language
3. Theme
The central message of a work of literature. It is expressed as a general statement about life or human nature.
6. Epiphany
4. Tone
The writer's or speaker's attitude toward a subject, character, or audience, and is conveyed through word choice
a sudden realization--a flash of recognition in which something or someone is seen in a new light
7. Foil
A character, usually minor, designed to highlight qualities of a major character
5. Mood
The atmosphere or predominant emotion in a literary work; the emotional response of the reader to the text.
Vocabulary Set 4
Love requires sacrifice.
Slow and steady wins the race...another example of THEME
can be serious, humorous, sarcastic, indignant, objective, etc.
Harry Potter and Draco Malfoy are foils
Sherlock and Dr. Watson are foils
8. Motivation
A reason that explains a character's thoughts, feelings, or actions
Katniss's motivation to volunteer for the games was to protect her sister
9. Direct Characterization
When the author directly states the character's traits
10. Indirect Characterization
What a writer uses to show a character's personality through his or her actions, thoughts, feelings, words, and appearance.
Katniss's actions show she is brave, determined, and self-sacrificing.
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