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Literary + Elements Vocab Test 9/15
Terms in this set (30)
person vs him or herself
person vs person
the action in a story
where or when the story takes place
readers feeling about the story: happy, sad, peaceful, etc...
author's attitude toward the subject
introduction of the story and characters
the central idea in a piece of writing or story
series of conflicts which build toward the climax
the high point or turning point in a story
follows the climax and is the action of a story which ends with the resolution
portion of the story where the problem is solved
the person or thing fighting against the hero of the story; the villain or "negative" force
the hero of the story; the good character
a person or thing in the story
the author's special way of explaining the people in his/her story-telling us about her personalities or motives
refers to the talking that goes on between characters in a story; set off by quotations
the lesson the author is trying to teach in his/her story; "treat others as you would like to be treated"
the person or character who is telling the story; can be an animal or other creature not only a human
Point of View
the angle in which the story is told
First Person Point of View
one of the characters is telling the story; I, me, etc...
Second Person Point of View
who is being spoken to; you
Third Person Point of View
someone outside of the story is telling it; she, he, the, them, etc...
the author goes back to an earlier time in the story and explains something that will help the reader understand the whole story better; something is the past
the writer's hints and clues about what is going to happen in the story
using a word or phrase to mean an exact opposite of its normal meaning. Example: "My favorite pastime is cleaning my room."
compares two different things without using a word of comparison such as like or as.
compares two different things using the words pf comparison such as like or as
the act of process of inferring
to arrive at a conclusion; guess; summarize; imply
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