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irony
a contrast between expectation and reality
-situation irony
-verbal irony
-dramatic irony
flashback
a scene within a story that interrupts the sequence of events to relate events that occurred in the past
foreshadowing
the authors use of clues to hint what might happen later in a story
setting
a literary work is the time and place of the action
mood
feeling created in the reader by a literary work or passage
tone
a literary work that is the writers attitude toward his/her audience and subject
dialogue
a conversation between characters
characters
a person or animal that takes place in the action of a literary work
characterization
the act of creating or developing a character
plot
the sequence of events
conflict
problem in the story
adverb
modifies verbs, adjectives or other adverbs
(most adverbs end in -ly, but not always
point of view
the way someone looks at something through their perspective
symbolism
a way where an object represents an idea
compare and contrast
finding similarities and differences between 2 things
context clues
information from the reading that hints at a word's meaning.
omnicient
all knowing- narrator knows characters feeling and thoughts