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Point of View
Lets you know who the storyteller or narrator is- Examples are first person, third person, and omniscient.
The reason the author wrote the piece- Authors write to entertain,inform, or persuade readers
A comparison of two dissimilar things using "like" or "as"- Example "my love is like a red, red rose".
A comparison of two dissimilar things which does not use "like" or "as"- Example "my love is a red, red rose".
Treating abstractions or inanimate objects as human, that is, giving them human attributes, powers, or feelings- Example "nature wept" or "the wind whispered many truths to me".
A direct address to a person, thing, or abstraction, such as "O Western Wing," or "Ah, Sorrow, you consume us." Apostrophes are generally capitalized.
A word whose sounds seem to duplicate the sounds they describe- Examples "hiss, buzz, bang, murmur, meow, growl".
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