Author technique

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simile

comparison of 2 unlike things using like or as

hook

word that grab reader's attention at beginning of chapter

cliffhanger

words that end a chapter on a suspenseful note

symbolism

objects or persons that stand for something larger

flashback

a return to the past in a story

foreshadowing

hints or clues of something that will happen later

metaphor

comparison of 2 unlike things not using like or as

personification

something non-human is given human characteristics

hyperbole

exaggeration

alliteration

the repetition of similar sounds, usually consonants, in a group of words.( Usually in poetry but can be used in narrative)

Satire

criticizing the weaknesses or wrong-doing of people or human in general

dialog

conversation between characters

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