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Narrative Essay Terms
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the set of circumstances or facts that surround a particular event, situation, etc.
to occupy the attention or efforts of (a person or persons): He engaged her in conversation.
the act of creating and developing a character
a conversation between two persons
a central point, as of attraction, attention, or activity
having a bearing on or connection with the subject at issue
The sequence of events in a story
A person, animal, object, natural or supernatural force that plays a role in a story
The time and place of a story
(1) A struggle between opposing forces. (2) Causes the action that moves the plot
something that attracts attention or serves as an enticement
Point of View
the perspective from which a story is told
Uncertainty or anxiety the reader feels about what is going to happen next in a story
the real or assumed personality used by a writer or speaker
the outcome of the conflict in a plot
In the story of Augustine's conversion, he was in the garden when he heard a man's voice say, "Take up and read! Take up and read!"
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What metaphor does Spenser employ to frame his tale and to describe the relationship between the tale and its readers?
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