An all-knowing narrator tells the story
The reader or viewer knows something that a character does not know
A figure of speech that makes a comparison between two things using like or as
First person narrator
A character in the story tells the story
When someone knowingly exaggerates or says one thing and means another
A figure of speech that makes a comparison between two things that are basically unlike but that
have something in common
Character that does not change in the story
Character that changes in some significant way
A person or force in conflict with the protagonist
The author's uniquely individual way of communicating ideas
The time and place in which the events of the story occur
Point of View
The author's decision about who is the narrator in the story
An indirect reference to another literary work or to a famous person, place, or event
The central character who is struggling with a problem
The design or plan of action in the story
Repetition of initial consonant sounds
A remark spoken in an undertone by one character either to the audience or to another
character, which the remaining characters supposedly do not hear.
A speech made by a character when he is alone on stage
Unrhymed lines of poetry written in iambic pentameter
Literature in play form
The author's underlying message about man or human nature
A basic struggle between the protagonist and the antagonist
Hints of what is to come in the story
The stated or implied attitude of a writer toward the subject
The object, event, or character that represents someone or something in the story
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