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Lit Terms xDxD
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a person who actively opposes or is hostile to someone or something; an adversary. ( Luke skywalker )
very typical of a certain kind of person or thing ( star wars the battle between light and dark )
the creation or construction of a fictional character ( princess leia )
a serious disagreement or argument, typically a protracted one ( conflict between Luke and his Father )
the final part of a play, movie, or narrative in which the strands of the plot are drawn together and matters are explained or resolved ( when the death star blows up )
a scene in a movie, novel, etc., set in a time earlier than the main story ( When Joseph in the bible remembers how his brothers sold him into slavery )
a warning or indication of a future event
A pipe is going to burst, but before it does, the author writes a scene where the family notices a small dark spot on the ceiling, but ignores it.
visually descriptive or figurative language, especially in a literary work
I could hear the popping and crackling as mom dropped the bacon into the frying pan, and soon the salty, greasy smell wafted toward me.
irony involving a situation in which actions have an effect that is opposite from what was intended, so that the outcome is contrary to what was expected.
a police station gets robbed
the attribution of a personal nature or human characteristics to something nonhuman, or the representation of an abstract quality in human form
Lightning danced across the sky.
the principal character in a literary work (such as a drama or story) b : a leading actor, character, or participant in a literary work or real event.
harry potter and ronald weasley in harry potter
the place or type of surroundings where something is positioned or where an event takes place
the castle of hogwarts in harry potter
a figure of speech involving the comparison of one thing with another thing of a different kind, used to make a description more emphatic or vivid e.g., as brave as a lion, crazy like a fox
a mark or character used as a conventional representation of an object, function, or process, e.g., the letter or letters standing for a chemical element or a character in musical notation.
a quality, feeling, or attitude expressed by the words that someone uses in speaking or writing.
Examples of tone in a story include just about any adjective you can imagine:
Scared Anxious Excited Worried Foolish Smart Depressing
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