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12 terms

Author technique

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simile
comparison of 2 unlike things using like or as
hook
word that grab reader's attention at beginning of chapter
cliffhanger
words that end a chapter on a suspenseful note
symbolism
objects or persons that stand for something larger
flashback
a return to the past in a story
foreshadowing
hints or clues of something that will happen later
metaphor
comparison of 2 unlike things not using like or as
personification
something non-human is given human characteristics
hyperbole
exaggeration
alliteration
the repetition of similar sounds, usually consonants, in a group of words.( Usually in poetry but can be used in narrative)
Satire
criticizing the weaknesses or wrong-doing of people or human in general
dialog
conversation between characters