vocab 3

Term Definition
Foil prevent (something considered wrong or undesirable) from succeeding.
Tragic Flaw the character defect that causes the downfall of the protagonist of a tragedy.
Pathos a quality that evokes pity or sadness.
Subplot a subordinate plot in a play, novel,or similar work.
Romanticism a movement in the arts and literature that originated in the late 18th century, emphasizing inspiration,subjectivity, and the primacy of the individual.
Static Character a character who stays the same and does not change.
Imagery visually descriptive or figurative language, especially in a literary work.
Foreshadowing be a warning or indication of (a future event).
Motif a distinctive feature or dominant idea in an artistic or literary composition.
Climax the most intense, exciting, or dominant idea in an artistic or literary composition.
Dramatic Irony the expression of one's meaning by using language that normally signifies the opposite, typically for humorous or emphatic effect.
Dynamic Character a plot that has a series relevant incidents that create suspense, interest and tension in a narrative.
Rising Action dramatic character who undergoes an important inner change in personality or attitude.
Falling Action the parts of a story after the climax and before the very end.
Hubris excessive pride or self-confidence.

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