A recurring symbol, character, landscape, or event found in myth and literature across different cultures and eras. Examples: the hero, the mentor, the scapegoat
When you think of heroism, you might think of great acts of bravery, such as rushing into burning buildings and facing danger in battle. Heroism consists of putting others first, even at your own peril.
Description that appeals to the senses (sight, sound, smell, touch, taste)
It refers to the time and place which the events of a story take place.
point of view
In literature, the perspective from which a story is told.
first person point of view
the narrator is a character in the story and used words like I, me, we
third person point of view
an unknown narrator, tells the story, but this narrator zooms in to focus on the thoughts and feelings of only one character.
A problem in the story
A writer's attitude toward his or her subject matter revealed through diction, figurative language, and organization on the sentence and global levels.
A literary element that evokes certain feelings or vibes in readers through words and descriptions.