the dictionary meaning of a word
The reader learns about the character through his of her actions, words and the opinions of the other character
When a speaker or narrator says one thing while meaning another
When a situation turns out differently from what one would normally expect
A character says of does something that has a different meaning from what he thinks it means, though the audience and the other character understand the full implications of the speech or actions
Point of View
the perspective from which a story is told
1st person point of view
Narrated from a character's perspective, usually using "i"
3rd person limited
The narrator knows what the person is thinking but uses "he/she" or the characters name
3rd person omniscient
The narrator is all knowing
The feeling a person get's when hearing a word
a conversation between two or more people
The central message of a literary work
How the reader feels during a story
A character or force in conflict with the protagonist
The sequence of events or actions in a short story, novel, play, or narrative poem
Consists of words or phrases appealing to the five senses
The time and place in which events in a short story takes place
The main character
Giving inanimate objects realistic charactistics
Givings hints or clues to whats going to happen next
A sudden realization
Compearing something to something else using "like" or "as"
Compairing something to something else without using "like" or "as"
A thing that represents or stands for something else
A state of feeling of uncertainty about what may happen
A character in conflict with himself or herself
(man vs. self)
A conflict occuring outside the mind of a character
(man vs. man)
(man vs. nature)
(man vs. society)
When the reader directly states the character's traits
the author's attitude toward the subject
The choice of word in speech or writing
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