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19 terms

literary vocabulary

19 general terms for literary use.
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Der Schriftsteller
author
Der/die autor(in)
author
das werk
work
der roman
novel
Die Geschichte findet statt...
The story takes place...
Die Erzaehlung spielt in
The story is played in...
Schildern
to depict/convey
beschreiben
to describe
Die Entfaltung der Geschichte
the events of the story
Die handlung
the action
menschliche Beziehungen
human relationships
Verhaeltnisse zwischen den Menschen
the relationships between the people
Das Zitat
the quote
der Auszug
the extract
die Schattenseite
the negative side
die negativen aspekte
the negative aspects
die figur
figure
der charakter
the character
der darsteller
the actor