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1. the storyteller's tools, or devices, used at a crucial time to get a specified response from the reader or audience; ~s can be used in both fiction and nonfiction writing
1. a more contemporary form of narration that exposes the narrator's thoughts, feelings, and inner desires in a run-on interior monologue that, based on its syntax and structure, may be hard to follow
1. a narrator in a story whose credibility is compromised, usually for the purpose of deceiving the audience, created either by storyline clues toward his or her unreliability (such as signs of mental illness) or a twist ending that forces the reader to reconsider the point of view that has been presented throughout the entire story
1. mentally recalling past events, particularly personal events, often for the purpose of understanding
2. the opening of a book or chapter, often a quote, that gives the reader the idea of the
1. a story device where the chronological timeline of the piece is interrupted by a
return to a scene or event at a previous time
1. An acronym for "Speaker, Occasion, Audience, Purpose, Subject, Tone" created by Ogden Morse that stands for a series of questions for students to ask and answer
when planning a composition or essay
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