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A story told using "I" or "we". The person telling the story is actively involved in the events of the story.
A story told using "you" as if you are an active character in the story (this point of view is rarely used in literature)
A story told using "he," "she," "it," or "they." This narrator is an outsider and never part of the action of the story. the characters are not aware that this narrator exists and is tellign their story . The narrator will have one of three third person perspective.
limited third person
the narrator only knows what one character sees, thinks, or feels
omniscient third person
the narrator knows what all the character say and do, and what each characters say or do but not what any of them think or feel
objective third person
the narrator only knows what all the characters say or do but not what any of them think or feel
when the author gives us information the characters in the story don't have, we have the upper hand. This makes the reader more connected to the story, because often the author uses this device to make us (the readers) feel emotionally tied to the characters.
the feeling of anxiousness or tension the author creates using either dramatic irony or situational irony (when the opposite of what we expect to happen occurs).
when the opposite of what we expect to happen occurs
a moment in a novel or short story or other piece of literature when something amusing occurs which makes the reader laugh or smile.
when a character says one thing, but means the opposite of what he said
verbal, situational, dramatic
three types of irony
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