The repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words
Conclusion; resolution; the falling action of a story after its climax.
The use of words that imitate sounds. Simple examples are: crash, bang, hiss, and buzz.
Comparing two things using "like" or "as." Example: The clouds were like ice-cream castles.
third person omniscient
The narrator is not a character in the story, and the reader can tell what ANY character thinks or feels.
A reference to a well-known person, place, thing, event or work of literature.
One of the characters is telling the story.
A figure of speech in which an animal, an object, or an idea is given human form or characteristics
An object or action in a literary work that means more than itself, that stands for something beyond itself. Example: The American flag is a symbol of our country.
The character who works against the protagonist in the story. Usually the villain.
The use of hints and clues to suggest what will happen later in the story.
The series of related events that make up a story.
The moral, message or lesson about life that a story teaches.
The attitude of the author toward the audience and characters. Example: serous or humorous
That point in a plot that creates the greatest excitement, suspense, or interest; usually the point at which the conflict is resolved.
A comparison of two unlike things without using the word "like or as." Example: He was a monster.
The main character or hero of the story.
third person limited
Narrator sees the world through only ONE characters eyes and thoughts.
The problem or problems characters face in a story.
The feeling the author wants the reader to have while reading a story.
The time and place of the story
A scene in a story that interrupts the present action to tell about events that happened at an earlier time.
Words that don't mean exactly what they say, such as similes and metaphors.
Conversation between two or more characters.
A person or an animal in a story.