literary vocabulary

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19 general terms for literary use.

Der Schriftsteller

author

Der/die autor(in)

author

das werk

work

der roman

novel

Die Geschichte findet statt...

The story takes place...

Die Erzaehlung spielt in

The story is played in...

Schildern

to depict/convey

beschreiben

to describe

Die Entfaltung der Geschichte

the events of the story

Die handlung

the action

menschliche Beziehungen

human relationships

Verhaeltnisse zwischen den Menschen

the relationships between the people

Das Zitat

the quote

der Auszug

the extract

die Schattenseite

the negative side

die negativen aspekte

the negative aspects

die figur

figure

der charakter

the character

der darsteller

the actor

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