“Poor little Faith!” thought he, for his heart smote him. “What a wretch am I, to leave her on such an errand! She talks of dreams, too”
The main or central character in a narrative:
An indication of events to come in a narrative:
The point of highest tension in a short story is its:
Flashback is the term used to refer to events to come in a narrative:
There was a woman who was beautiful, who started with all the advantages, yet she had no luck.
Poe felt that death of a beautiful woman was the highest form of beauty:
Compiled A Thousand and One Arabian Nights:
Felt that death of a beautiful woman was the highest form of beauty:
Point of view in which the narrator knows everything about all of the characters and events in the story is called total omniscience:
Point of view in which the narrator sees into the minds of some but not all of the characters:
The new recruit had been with the gang since the beginning of the summer holidays, and there were possibilities about his brooding silence that all recognized. He never wasted a word even to tell his name until that was required of him by the rules. When he said “Trevor” it was a statement of fact, not as it would have been with the others a statement of shame or defiance. Nor did anyone laugh except Mike, who finding himself without support and meeting the dark gaze of the newcomer opened his mouth and was quiet again. There was every reason why T., as he was afterward referred to, should have been an object of mockery—there was his name (and they substituted the initial because otherwise they had no excuse not to laugh at it), the fact that his father, a former architect and present clerk, had “come down in the world” and that his mother considered herself better than the neighbors. What but an odd quality of danger, of the unpredictable, established him in the gang without any ignoble ceremony of initiation? (From “The Destructors” by Graham Greene) From the above passage, one can characterize Trevor or T as
He had taken a dreary road, darkened by all the gloomiest trees of the forest, which barely stood aside to let the narrow path creep through, and closed immediately It was all as lonely as could be.
In the ______________, the scene is set, the protagonist is introduced, and the author discloses any other background information necessary for the reader to understand the events that follow:
“Malabar! Malabar! Did I say Malabar, Mother?”
The most significant character or force that opposes the protagonist in a narrative is called the antagonist:
destruction after all is a form of creation. A kind of imagination had seen this house as it had now become.
is the basic material out of which most plots are made.
“Faith! Faith!” cried the husband. “Look up to heaven, and resist the Wicked one!”