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the quality of something (an act or a piece of writing) that reveals the attitudes and presuppositions of the author
Writing or speech that is used to create vivid impressions by setting up comparisons between dissimilar things, [examples are metaphor, simile, and personification.
the character is revealed through their personality, appearance, words, actions, and effect on others
this character is fully developed - the writer reveals good and bad traits as well as background
a character who embodies a single quality and who does not develop in the course of a story
a character who is used as a contrast to another character; the contrast emphasizes the differences between the two characters, bringing out the distinctive qualities in each
an expressive style that uses fictional characters and events to describe some subject by suggestive resemblances
information, ideas, or rumors deliberately spread widely to help or harm a person, group, movement, institution, nation, etc.
elements of plot
All fiction is based on conflict and this conflict is presented in a structured format called PLOT.
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