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Foreshadowing
A hint of what is coming next
ex. "the cough isnt going to kill you"
Climax
Highest point; one thing must change
rising action
building problem
falling action
tie up, solutions fall into place
Introduction
5 W's: who, what, when, where, why
Setting
time and place
Conclusion
enging--resolve problems
Theme
message
Symbolism
an object that represents something else
Mood
the way the author wants you to feel
ex.: erie mood in C of A
Shakespearean sonnet
AB AB CD CD EF EF GG
Rhymed couplet
two lines that rhyme
Tone
the way the author wants you to hear the story
Point of view
first person: I
second person: you (looking through a camera)
third person: narrator
character
the who
concrete poem
poem put into a shape
free vers
no rules, poem of whatever you want
Onomatopeia
word makes same sound
ex. BAM, BOOM
Irony
when something happens that you didnt expect
ex. guy wins lottery and dies
plot
sequence of events--the entire triangle
non-fiction
fact, real
ex. biography, autobiography, documentary, newspaper, magazine, memoir
fiction
not fact; novels, short stories
poetry
has stanzas, lines
ex. shakespearean sonnet, free verse, concrete, haiku, elegy (loss), ode (celebration)
drama
plays; improv, skits
folk stories
tall tales, morals, oral tradition, urban legends
narrator
story teller