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A main idea a work of literature; an idea or message that the writer wishes to convey on the subject
First person narrator
The story is told by one of the characters as he experienced it--pronoun "I" is used
The final part of the story in which the confilct is resolved and the story is brought to a close
A struggle between opposing characters or opposing forces which may be an external conflict or internal conflict
Contrast between expectation and reality; can be tragic, moving or funny; 3 types: verbal, dramatic, situational
Interruption in the present action of a plot to show events that happened at an eariler time
The attitude a writer takes toward his / her subject, characters, and audience; a writer's tone might be humorous, sincere, or sarcastic
Type of narrator who tells what happens in the story without adding his / her attitudes or emotions
Type of narrator who tells what happens in the story, including his own attitudes and emotions
Type of 3rd person narrator where the narrator focuses on the thoughts and feelings of only one character
Type of character that is only briefly presented in a story and the reader learns very little about the character
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