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a narrative in which characters and settings stand for abstract ideas or moral qualities. The characters and places represent something else.
contrast between expectations and reality.
a contrast between what would seem appropriate and what really happens.
when the reader or audience knows something that the character doesn't know.
when we say one thing and mean another.
a reference to a person place of event from literature, history, religion, mythology, politics, sports, pop culture.
a story's atmosphere or the feeling it invokes.
mask or voice assumed by a writer.
Point of view
the vantage point the story is told from.
Omniscient point of view
narration is all knowing.
First person point of view
uses pronouns like I, me, my, mine to tell a story. Normally the main character is the narrator.
Second person point of view-
uses pronouns like you and your to tell a story. The story is told as if you are a character in the story.
Third person point of view
Uses pronouns like he, she, they to tell the story. Can be omniscient. A narrator who is not the main character is telling the story.
type of writing the ridicules something in order to change someone's point of view about the topic.
the way a writer uses language.
uncertainty or anxiety the reader feels about the story.
a person, place, or thing that stands for something other than itself.
central idea in a work of literature.
attitude a writer takes toward his subject or his audience or a character.
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