Struggle between opposing forces.
The highest point of interest/suspense.
Literary techniques that portray differences between appearance.
Used to create pictures for the reader.
Anything that stands for or represents something else.
Where like or as is used to make a comparison.
A central message or insight into life revealed through the literary work.
Figure of speech in which one thing is spoken of as though it were something else.
A person or animal who plays a major part in the action of literary work. The main character.
The attitude towards the audience from the writer (author).
Work of clues that suggest events that have yet to occur.
The time and place of the action.
Order of events in a literary work.
The use of words that imitate sounds.
Where a non human subject is given human characteristics.
Something that repeats in a work for literature for emphasis or effect.
The person/thing that creates a problem in a story.
Point of view
The perspective from which a story is told.
Third person omniscient
The point of view that allows the author to enter the mind of any character he/she wishes.
This is a reference within a story to something outside of literary work.
Third person objective
This is the point of view that works like a camera, able to record but not enter the mind of a character.
This is a memory in a work of fiction, a return to an earlier scene.
This is a figure of speech made up of two seemingly opposite words.
This is a thought that seems to contradict itself but which makes sense upon further thought.
This is the point of view that allows the writer to enter the mind of on chosen person.
This is the "I" point of view.
The act of adding notes
what a word suggests beyond its basic definition;a word or phrase may carry with it as distinguished from its denotative meanings.
The act of indicating or pointing out by name.
Having to do with sight or seeing.
Use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed syllable in a line of verse.
A distinctive but intangible quality surrounding a person or thing.
The manner in which something is expressed in words.
The act of doing or performing again; an event that repeats.
A type of irony in which events turn out the opposite of what was expected.
When a reader is aware of something that a character doesn't know.
Logical interpretation based on prior knowledge and experience.
One whose character changes in the course of the play or story.
A character who does not change during the story.
This character is fully developed - the writer reveals good and bad traits as well as background.
A character who is not very well developed; has few identifiable characteristics.
Language that appeals to the senses.
An expression whose meanings cannot be inferred from the meanings of the words that make it up.