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San Callixtus, Italy
virtuoso: a person who has special skills or abilities in a field
gait: a manner of, walking, stepping, or running
afflicted: to be distressed with mental or physical pain
accost: to approach and speak to, especially in
in an aggressive manner
preclude: to prevent; make impossible
retribution: retaliation according to the merits or deserts of an act; especially evil
impunity: free from punishment,
harm, or bad consequences
explicit: definitely stated;
clearly expressed or demonstrated
implore: to ask earnestly; to beg
Sequence of events in a narrative story.
Irony is a contrast between appearance and reality usually something unexpected.
Verbal Irony is when a person says one thing but means another.
When the audience knows something that the character(s) do not.
is the person who tells the story; the speaker, a character in the story, or even the author.
is the main character in the story around whom the main conflict revolves and is often the character that the audience sympathizes with.
Is the feeling or atmosphere that the author creates in a story. The mood can suggest a specific emotion. The mood can also suggest the quality of a setting, such as somber or calm.
is the relationship of the narrator to the story
themeis the main idea or message of a literary
Time and place in which the events of a story occur. Setting helps create mood and includes ideas, customs, values, and beliefs of a particular time.
Cask of Amontillado
town in Italy