Ch 12: Characteristics of Literary Elements

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Characteristics of Literary Elements - Chapter Summary

This literature chapter looks at the characteristics of several literary elements, including foreshadowing, irony and point of view. You'll also see how literary elements can affect a text's conflicts. To help you remember the terms and concepts you study, we've included self-assessment quizzes and a chapter exam. You can view the chapter material on any Internet-connected device, which helps you study whenever and wherever it's convenient. Work through the chapter at your own pace, and reach out to our instructors if you have any questions. When you're finished, you should be able to:

  • Explain how the central conflict of a text is affected by its literary elements
  • Tell the difference between the reader's point of view the characters' point of view
  • Recognize examples of foreshadowing
  • Evaluate the different types of irony

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