comparison of 2 things that are alike in one way
mood. authors attitude. examples: playful, somber, serious, casual, formal etc.
overall message of literary work, the underlying message that reveals something about human experience
comparison using 'like' or 'as'
the time and place
outcome , the end!
Point of view
(I) first person-when a narrated by one of its characters ( He or She) third person when a story is told by someone NOT in the action
what happens in a story including problem or conflict and how problem or conflict is resolved
gives humanlike qualities to an object, animal or idea.
Ex. The trees danced in the wind
the overall feeling or atmosphere that a writer creates for a reader. figurative language can contrubute to mood
implies a comparison WITHOUT using like or as
'what will happen next?' ex. foreshadowing
addresses the difference between what appears to be and what really is.
verbal irony: character says the opposite of what he or she means
irony of situation: an event turns out to be different from what reader expected
dramatic irony: when there is a difference between what a character says or thinks and what the reader KNOWS to be true
when the reader combines info read with what reader already knows to make a guess
a writer hints about something that may happen in future
interrupts a story to relate an event that occurred in the past.
the reader is given a piece of evidence and is expected to use his reasoning powers to arrive at a conclusion
written conversation between characters
a struggle that one or more characters experiences.
Internal: the struggle within a character
External: the struggle between two characters or characters and society or characters and force of nature
people or animals in a story
to inform, to persuade, to express, to tell, to entertain
authors craft (diction)
the deliberate choices an author makes in the words that they use