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omniscient narration
the narrator knows all of the actions, feelings, and motivations of all of the characters.
limited third person narration
This is a point of view where the narrator relates the inner thoughts and feelings of only one person.
objective narration
a style in which the narrator reports neutrally on the outward behavior of the characters but offers no interpretation of their actions or their inner states
first person narration
The story is told from the point of view of a character in the story
modernist writing
a type of writing in which the structure is linked to its purpose
postmodern writing
an "open" work in
which the reader must supply his own connections, work out
alternative meanings, and provide his own (unguided) interpretation
dialect
A regional variety of a language distinguished by vocabulary, spelling, and pronunciation