when the words and actions of the characters have a different meaning for the reader than they do the character
a story in which the characters and action represent an idea or a truth about life
a logical guess based on what you read or hear
a figure of speech in which a nonhuman thing (an idea, object, or animal) is given human characteristics
the action of the story - the events that move a story along from start to finish, having 5 basic parts: exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution.
A comparison without using like or as