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Lit terms

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mood
emotional quality of a literary work
Forshowdowing
clues or hints to help a reader
Flashback
an interuption in the story to tell an event in the past
dialect
variation of a language spoken by people in a region
sequence
order of progression in a story
characterization
the process by which the writer reveals the personality of a character
voice
destinctive use of a language that conveys authors/ narrators personality to a reader
theme
central message of the story
Applied theme
theme conveyed through elements of the story
Point of View
the perspective from which a story is told
Run on sentence
two or more sentences joined without adequate punctuation or connecting words
Fragment sentence
a group of words that is missing either a subject or a verb or doesn't express a complete thought
Subject Verb Agreement
The verb agrees with its subject in person and number
Parallel Structure
the repetition of phrases, clauses, or sentences that have the same grammatical structure