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author's hinting of future events
foreshadowing
the end of the story
resolution/denouement
an obvious exageration
hyperbole
the character and setting are announced
exposition
the central idea of a work of literature
theme
when complications and conflicts develop
rising action
point of view in which the narrator knows everything
omniscient
(part of the story) captures reader's interest
narrative hook
a difference between the statements which are made and the true meaning of the statements (sarcasm, exageration)
verbal irony
conflicts get resolved
falling action
point of view in which the narrator focuses on thoughts and feelings of one character
third person limited
the turning point of a story
climax
the time and place of a story or play
setting
A sequnce of events in a story
plot
point of view in which one of the characters is telling the story
first person
language that appeals to the senses
imagery
when the author describes a character through what the character says or does
indirect characterization
when the author describes the character directly
direct characterization
the vantage point from which the writer has chosen to tell the story
point of view
T/F
The turning point of a story is its resolution
false
T/F
The narrative hook is an author's attempt to capture the reader's interest
true
a difference between what the reader knows and what the character knows
dramatic irony
T/F
Every story ends with an exposition
false
T/F
The climax occurs in a story before the rising action
false
a struggle between opposing forces
conflict
normal irony
situational irony
a person in a story
character
a person, action, place, or object which means more than itself
symbol
a kind of writer or speaker that tells a story
narrator
the process of revealing the personality of a character in a story
characterization
an emotional effect in a literary work
single effect