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
- 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
- Rip Van Winkle's main character weakness
- 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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