English vocab 3

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irony

a contrast between what appears to be true and what really is true

verbal irony

a writer or speaker says one thing but really means another

situational irony

a contrast between what readers expect to happen and what really happens

dramatic irony

the audience or the reader knows something important that a character does not

plot

the series of related events that make up a story

point of view

the vantage point from which the writer has chosen to tell the story

omniscient point of view

the writer knows everything there is to know about a character and their problems

third-person point of view

the thoughts and feels of just one character are focused on

first-person point of view

the character actually tells the story, using the pronoun 'i"

satire

writing that ridicules something or someone in order to reveal a weakness

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