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Glossary of ABeka Lit 11 - Chapter 3 - Identify (p. 127)

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A nineteenth-century, local color novelist, essayist and short story writer from Maine known for beautiful descriptions of the life and countryside
Sarah Orne Jewett
A method of expression in which the intended meaning of the words used is the direct opposite of their usual sense
irony
The literary form which is America's unique contribution to the literature of the world
the short story
The star pupil of Howard Pyle and illustrator of many books and magazines, especially children's classics
H. C. Wyeth
The point of view in which the author tells the story from the viewpoint of one character using either first or third person
limited point of view
The author known for his science fiction and tales of fantasy
Ray Bradbury
The main character in "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge"
Peyton Farquhar
An artist, writer, and influential teacher of artists known as the Father of American Illustration
Howard Pyle
The author who may be considered the first American short story writer
Washington Irving
A type of irony which presents a discrepancy between appearance and reality or between expectation and fulfillment
irony of situation
A newspaperman and short story writer known for the story "Haircut"
Ring Lardner
The setting of "The Pit and the Pendulum"
the French Revolution
A type of irony which contrasts what a character says and what a reader or audience knows to be true
dramatic irony
The author of "The Devil and Daniel Webster"
Stephan Vincent Benét
Soapy's desired destination in "The Cop and the Anthem"
the Island (Blackwell's Island)
The occupations of the four men in "The Open Boat"
Cook, Captain, Correspondent, Oiler
A bitter, cynical short story writer and journalist known for his horror stories
Ambrose Bierce
The point of view in which an all-knowing author is the narrator
omniscient point of view
The author and critic who first set down criteria for the modern short story
Edgar Allan Poe
The point of view in which the author presents the characters in action with no comment
objective point of view
The author of "The Red Badge of Courage"
Stephan Crane
An artist who painted scenes from Irving's "Rip Van Winkle"
John Quidor
The ridicule of human folly or vice for the purpose of correcting it
satire
Rip Van Winkle's main character weakness
laziness
The American illustrator who painted a series entitled The Four Freedoms
Norman Rockwell
A story writer known for using the surprise ending
O. Henry
The five basic elements of a short story
1)the plot 2)the characters 3)the theme 4)the setting 5) the tone (or mood)
A type of irony which says the opposite of what is meant
verbal irony
The method of presenting the reader with the materials of the story; the perspective from which it is told
point of view

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