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10 terms

Elements of Literature

Point of View
In literature, (blank) is the vantage point from which a story is told.
Also called storyline, (blank) is the plan, scheme, or main story of a literary or dramatic work, as a play, novel, or short story. Plot is the series of related events that make up the story.
is the time and place in which story events occur.
is a person or other figure that is part of a story.
Figurative Language
refers to any language that uses images or language that makes different kinds of comparisons.
is the attitude or style of expression used to write.
or atmosphere, is the general feeling in a story. It refers to the emotion or emotions a writer makes a reader feel. Writers create atmosphere or mood by using imagery and vivid descriptions.
means suggesting beforehand what is going to happen later in a story.
occurs when the author tells about an event that happened before the time of the story.
is the major idea or lesson that a story conveys about life.