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Literary Terms

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narrator
a person telling a story
first-person narrative
a form of writing in which the story is told from the perspective of a character in the story
third-person narrative
a form of writing in which the story is told from on omniescient point of view; all characters are referred to as "he" or "she."
plot
the sequence of events that make up a literary work; the structure of the story
setting
the background (as time and place) of the action of a story or play
gothic
a style of literature emphasizing the grotesque, mysterious and desolate