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Dialogue

a conversation between characters

Direct Characterization

the author states the character's traits

Exposition

in the plot of a story, this is the introduction of characters, setting, and situation or conflict

External Conflict

a character struggles against an outside force like another person or nature

Fable

a brief story usually with animals, that teaches a lesson, or moral

Fantasy

imaginative story that contains elements not found in real life

Fiction

writing that tells about imaginary characters and events although it can be based on actual events and people

Flashback

interruption in the sequence of events to relate events that have occurred in the past

Folk Tale

a story passed on which reflects the cultural beliefs and environments from which they come

Foreshadowing

author's use of clues to hint at what might happen later in the story

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