Engelska glosor 11/9-17

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  • Author The person(s) that has written the narrative
  • Plot The main storyline. The narrative. The events that make up a story
  • Narrator The voice telling the story, that recounts the events of a novel
  • Omniscient All-knowing. A narrator that has access to every character’s thoughts and views and has full knowledge about everything that has happened, is happening and what will happen.
  • Limited Has access only to one or few character’s thoughts and views.
  • Internal Is not a character in the narrative
  • 1:st person a view point most often used by internal narrators. Uses the pronouns I, we, us
  • 3:rd person a view point most often used by external narrators. Uses the pronouns he, she, they
  • Reliable/unreliable A narrator can be defined as reliable or unreliable. A narrator that is partial in some way or has an interest in something in the story might not give an objective recount of the events unfolding.
  • Setting The time, place, and conditions in which the action of a book, movie, etc., takes place. Can also include the mood of an age (such as an optimistic period or era)
  • Character A person in a narrative is called a character. The term aslo refers to the way someone thinks, feels, and behaves : someone's personality
  • Flat A flat character is a shallow character. He or she has only a few main traits which are not developed. They are most often stereotypical and fit the description of ’good’ or ’evil’ or ’the cheating husband’, ’the innocent daughter’, the gossiping neighbour’.
  • Round A round character is a well developed character with more than one trait and they are both good and bad. They are believable – just like you and I
  • Static A static character does not change in any important way through out the story; does not learn anything or alter his or her views on things.
  • Dynamic A dynamic character changes in some important respect(s) through out the story. He or she has changed his or her outlook on life from the beginning of the narrative to the end. He or she has grown up, learned something or come to grips with something.
  • Characterization The process through which the reader learns about the characters and their views and thoughts. Either they are characterized though their own words, actions or reactions or through other characters’ words, actions or reactions to them
  • Protagonist Main character. Driving character. One who the narrative centres around
  • Motif A recurring object, concept, or structure in a work of literature. A motif may also be two contrasting elements in a work, such as good and evil. It often ties in with mood or theme(s).
  • Symbol A word or object that stands for another word or object. The object or word can be seen with the eye or not visible. For example, a dove stands for Peace. The dove can be seen and peace cannot.
  • External Is not a character in the narrative
  • Theme The message of the story. What does the narrative really convey to us as readers? What do we learn? What do we get a new understanding of? Common themes are love, the hardships of love, that love is worth fighting for, that you never know what you are capable of until you have been in a certain situation etc.

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