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30 Cards in this Set

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The bad person in a story
Antagonist
When a story is told in the order that events actually happened
Chronological order
The highest point of excitement
Climax
The problem in the story
Conflict
Words spoken by the character
Dialogue
A story that is not true
Fiction
Words not meant to be taken literally
Figurative Language
When the action of a story is interrupted by a scene from the past
Flashback
Hints in a story to what is going to happen next
Foreshadowing
Word-pictures
Imagery
When the opposite of what you expect happens
Irony
An unlike comparison 'NOT' using "like" or "as"
Metaphor
The way the reader feels when reading the story
Mood
The lesson that is taught
Moral
The person telling the story
Narrator
Words imitating sounds
Onomatopoeia
Giving a non-human subject human qualities
Personification
The sequence of events
Plot
The angle from which the story is told
Point-of-View
The good person in a story
Protagonist
Where and when the story takes place
Setting
An unlike comparison using the words "like" or "as"
Simile
Something representing something else
Symbol
The author's attitude towards the characters in a story
Tone
The repetition of the initial consonant at the beginning of words
Alliteration
A similarity between two or more items
Comparison
A difference between two or more items
Contrast
A conclusion can be made from available information
Inference
The author's intention or goal for writing a work
Purpose
The central idea of a story
Theme