A written work in which humor is used to expose human mistakes of wickedness.
The time and place in which the events of a narrative occur.
(73) SHORT STORY
A short, fictional work that unites a plot, characters, and theme.
A figure of speech in which two unlike things are compared using like or as. Example: "He screeched like an owl."
Give a brief statement of the main points of (something).
A person, place, event, or object which has a meaning in itself but suggests other emotional meanings as well. A particular _______ may mean different things to different people.
The author's basic idea or truth in a fictional work. A ________, or a comment on life, should not be confused with a moral, or rule to live by.
(78) THESIS STATEMENT
a short statement, usually one sentence, that summarizes the main point or claim of an essay supported throughout the rest of the work
An author's attitude toward his subject as expressed in a literary work. _____ is conveyed through the author's choice of words and details and his descriptions of characters and events.
A work showing a hero in a serious moral struggle, which ends in ruin or unhappiness.