plot the story itself; a series of interrelated events/actions that create the story
conflict struggle between two opposing forces or characters; can be internal or external
setting the time and place in which the events occur within a work
theme the general idea or insight about life that the writer wants to send the reader; can be stated or implied
tone the attitude the writer has toward the reader, his characters, or his subject matter
mood the feeling given to the reader, usually through the…
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The main idea of the novel or poem; a statement about life.
The writer's attitude towards the theme.
the feeling given to the reader, usually through the setting
when objects represent something else
a hint of what is to come in the story
contrast between what is said and what is meant; kind of like sarcasm
when the opposite of what is expected to happen does happen
a reference to a famous person, place, event, or literary work
giving human characteristics to ideas, objects, or animals
a phrase that contains two opposing words
a comparison of two unlike things using like or as
a comparison or two unlike things without using like or as
repetition of initial consonant sounds
a collection of word pictures that appeal to the reader using 5 senses
using a word whose sound imitates the object being described
A saying that has a figurative meaning, which is different from the literal meaning.