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Breaking the fourth wall
The space separating the audience from the action of a theatrical performance, traditionally conceived of as an imaginary wall completing the enclosure of the stage.
A type of novel concerned with the education, development, and maturing of a young protagonist.
Opposition in a work of drama or fiction between characters or forces (especially an opposition that motivates the development of the plot).
Man vs. Society
A character has a conflict or problem with some element of society - the school, the law, etc.
A scene or event from the past that appears in a narrative out of chronological order, to fill in information or explain something in the present.
A character who is used as a contrast to another character; the contrast emphasizes the differences between the two characters, bringing out the distinctive qualities in each.
A figure of speech in which an expression is used to refer to something that it does not literally denote in order to suggest a similarity.
Pronouns and verbs used to refer to the speaker or writer of the language in which they occur; the narrator is a character in the story.
Pronouns and verbs that are used to refer to something other than the speaker or addressee of the language in which they occur;, Point of view in which the narrator is outside of the story - an observer
Third person omniscient
Writer is not in the story but knows and decribes all the character's thoughts and ideas.
Third person limited omniscient
This type of point of view presents the feelings and thoughts of only one character, presenting only the actions of all remaining characters
Third person objective
The narrator is an outsider who can report only what he or she sees and hears. This narrator can tell us what is happening, but he can't tell us the thoughts of the characters.
A figure of speech that expresses a resemblance between things of different kinds (usually formed with 'like' or 'as').
A way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period.
The quality of something (an act or a piece of writing) that reveals the attitudes and presuppositions of the author.
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