Lit terms

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mood

emotional quality of a literary work

Forshowdowing

clues or hints to help a reader

Flashback

an interuption in the story to tell an event in the past

dialect

variation of a language spoken by people in a region

sequence

order of progression in a story

characterization

the process by which the writer reveals the personality of a character

voice

destinctive use of a language that conveys authors/ narrators personality to a reader

theme

central message of the story

Applied theme

theme conveyed through elements of the story

Point of View

the perspective from which a story is told

Run on sentence

two or more sentences joined without adequate punctuation or connecting words

Fragment sentence

a group of words that is missing either a subject or a verb or doesn't express a complete thought

Subject Verb Agreement

The verb agrees with its subject in person and number

Parallel Structure

the repetition of phrases, clauses, or sentences that have the same grammatical structure

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