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the central concern or lesson of a piece of writing
using objects to represent other things in a story
comparison between two unlike objects.
a kind of metaphor but it is less direct. It uses the words "like" or "as".
reference to people, objects, or literary work in another story, essay or poem
the hero or main character of the story who is trying to achieve or do something
the person or thing working against the protagonist in the story.
the events of the story in the order in which they occur.
the problem in the story
a large exaggeration
give something not human human characteristics
words that sound like their meaning
turning point of the story
falling action in the story
hints given by the author about what will happen later in the story
First person point of view
action is told by a narrator in the story
Third person point of view
action is told by a narrator who is not in the story
author's attitude toward his or her subject and audience revealed by choice of words an details
atmosphere or feeling in a word
events from the past as told by the author
using mental images to appeal to a reader's senses
Third person omniscient
character telling the story knows everything
Third person limited
character telling the story is limited to his/her knowledge
Point of view
teller of the story
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