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the general term for literary techniques that portray differences between appearance and reality or expectation and result
there is a contradiction between what a character thinks and what the reader or audience knows to be true
an event occurs that directly contradicts the expectations of the characters the reader or the audience
point of view
directs the type and amount of information the writer reveals; vantage point from which the story is told
when an all knowing third person narrator can tell readers what any character thinks and feels
third person limited
when the narrator sees the world through one character's eyes and reveals only that character's thoughts
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