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Class:ENGL 2307 - Intro to Fiction
Subject:ENGLISH
University:Texas Tech University
Term:Spring 2010
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Direct Characterization Author reveals character traits through narration (description)
Indirect Characterization Writer allows the reader to draw his/her own conclusions about the character
Exposition Introduction of characters
Rising Action Progressing the conflict
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Setting Time and place
Static Character Flat, undergoes little development, usually only one prominent trait
Dynamic Character Round character, complex and third dimensional
Stock Character Stereotypical character that occurs frequently in literature
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Archetype Symbol or theme that recurs in literature
Protagonist Chief character, does not imply positive evaluation of the term "hero"
Antagonist Most prominent character that opposes the antagonist.
Hero Central character whose virtues and vices are raised to meaningful levels
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Anti-hero A protagonist lacking one or more of the conventional qualities attributed to a hero
Theme Central or underlying meanings of a literary work
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 Direct CharacterizationAuthor reveals character traits through narration (description)
 Indirect CharacterizationWriter allows the reader to draw his/her own conclusions about the character
 ExpositionIntroduction of characters
 Rising ActionProgressing the conflict
 SettingTime and place
 Static CharacterFlat, undergoes little development, usually only one prominent trait
 Dynamic CharacterRound character, complex and third dimensional
 Stock CharacterStereotypical character that occurs frequently in literature
 ArchetypeSymbol or theme that recurs in literature
 ProtagonistChief character, does not imply positive evaluation of the term "hero"
 AntagonistMost prominent character that opposes the antagonist.
 HeroCentral character whose virtues and vices are raised to meaningful levels
 Anti-heroA protagonist lacking one or more of the conventional qualities attributed to a hero
 ThemeCentral or underlying meanings of a literary work
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