Tells a story, what, how, and why it happened
The reason the story is being told.
point of view
the angle from which the story is being told.
The narrator as "I"
Third person omniscient
Person with a godlike perspective- knows everything and everyone inside and out.
Third person objective
a narrator who tells a story without describing any character's thoughts, opinions, or feelings.
The rate at which the story moves.
a short amusing or interesting story about a real incident or person.
words spoken by a character in a story
makes a reference to a place, event, literary work, myth, or work of art either directly or by implication.
an episode taking place before the events of the story. a character recalling a memory.
hints or clues to suggest what will happen later in the story.
comparison not using like or as.
comparison using like or as
giving human qualities to animals or objects.
the use of words to convey the opposite of their literal meaning.
substituting a mild, indirect, or vague term for one considered harsh, blunt, or offensive.