Literary Terms:. Point-of-View!. Literary Terms Review. First let’s review the literary terms we have learned so far… Setting (consists of two things) 1) Time 2) Place. Literary Terms Review. Irony (3 types) 1) Situational : what happens is the opposite of what’s expected
First let’s review the literary terms we have learned so far…
1) Situational: what happens is the opposite of what’s expected
Ex: A vegetarian works in a meat-packing plant.
2) Verbal: what is said is the opposite of what is meant; sarcasm
Ex: “Wow, you’re so funny.”
3) Dramatic: the audience knows something the characters do not
Ex: Shakespeare Romeo and Juliet, horror movies where we see the killer, a man we see is going to slip on a banana peel, the “Maury Show” where we know the man is not here for a makeover
1) Rising Action: builds tension
2) Climax: turning point of the story
3) Falling Action: shows the effect of the climax on the story
4) Denouement: resolution; loose ends are tied up
1) It’s not a single word
2) Avoid clichés
3) It is rarely directly stated
4) There can be more than one theme
5) Does not include character names or plot points
Here little reader. Follow me, my pretty! And your little dog, too!
following the clues
1) First person
2) Second person
3) Third person limited
4) Third person omniscient
Hey YOU, kid! Yes, I’m talkin’ to you!
Let’s analyze how point-of-view can affect our understanding of a text.
Authors choose it for a reason: So why?
…or is it?