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an introductory statement or essay at book's beginning in which author introduces work to the reader, provides information needed to understand book's purpose, and makes acknowledgments.
character about whom much information,such a thoughts,feelings, and action is given (developed)
lesser character who also develops the main character by showing what minor character thinks, feels, and says about the major characters
point of greatest intensity or interest in story; the turning point, where character decides his final actions and influences the eventual outcome
the problem which must be solved by the protagonist: man vs. man / man vs. society / man vs. nature / man vs. himself / man vs. supernatural
point of view
vantage point from which the story is told: first person, third person, third person omniscient
the central idea or moral or lesson of the story; what the reader discovers by the story's end, which provides him/her with deeper insights about life, people and him/herself
hints of what is to come later in the story; clues which lead the reader logically from one event to subsequent events
an object or action which represents something greater than itself; expressed in the form of object to idea
giving human qualities / attributes to inanimate objects or animals or ideas, as if they can think or speak or act
the phase in the story in which characters are introduce, setting is established, and background information is given
first person pov
the narrator is a character from the story that can tell what they see, hear, think, and feel
the narrator is an outsider who is limited to reporting the thoughts and feelings of one character
3rd person objective
the narrator is an outsiders from the story who can only tell you what they see and hear(not the thoughts or feelings of any character
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