Final Review English Composition II Spring 2009 Define the following terms. (1 point each) (FICTION) 1. Canon 2. Formula Fiction 3. Plot 4. in medias res 5. Flashback 6. Character 7. Rising Action 8. Conflict 9. Foreshadowing 10. Protagonist (hero) 11. Antagonist 12. Climax 13. Resolution 14. Dynamic Character 15. Foil 16. Static Character 17. Flat Character 18. Stock Character 19. Round Characters 20. Setting 21. Point of View 22. Narrator 23. Omniscient Narrator 24. Limited Omniscient Narrator 25. Stream of Consciousness 26. Objective Point of View 27. First Person Narrator 28. Unreliable Narrator 29. Symbol 30. Conventional Symbol 31. Literary Symbol 32.Theme (POETRY) 1. Doggerel 2. Metaphor 3. Speaker 4. Verse 5. Anagrams 6. Theme 7. Lyric 8. Narrative Poem 9. Epic (DRAMA) 1. Playwrights 2. Script 3. Realism 4. Melodrama 5. Problem Play 6. Naturalism Trifles (Short Answer Questions) 1. What is the setting of the story and how does it contribute to the play? 2. Who is (are) the protagonist(s) and antagonist(s) in the play and why? 3. In the play, what is the inner conflict of each of the three major female characters? 4. Identify three major symbols found in the play and explain their significance. A Doll’s House (Short Answer/Essay Questions 1. Who is responsible for the "doll house" condition of the marriage? To what extent is Nora a victim? 2. Rank the characters in order of virtue, explaining which moral quality you think each person embodies and why. 3. How does the play present the idea that moral corruption may be passed from generation to generation. Consider Krogstad and his sons, Nora and her children, Nora and her father, and Dr. Rank. 4. Is A Dollhouse a comedy, a tragedy, or both? Explain. 5. Who is the play's antagonist? Explain. 6. Argue for or against Nora's decision at the end of the play.