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1st person point of view
story is told by one of the characters who uses pronount "I" or "we" and who participates in much of the action
3rd person objective point of view
events related through the eyes of objective observer who offers no opinions or interpretations of charcters' thoughts
3rd person ominiscient point of view
narrator is all knowing; can see into the minds of all characters
character struggles with an outside force; man against man; man against nature; man against animal, etc.
part of the plot in which complications develop and the conflict intensifies, bulding up to the climax of the story
a writer's unique use of language that allows the reader to see his/her personality through the writer's words
a comparison between two things that are unlike but which have somthing in common. A simile uses "like" or "as" in the comparison
returning to an event or something that was said or done prior to the beginning of the story
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