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Hints about what is coming up in a story
FORESHADOWING
Person telling the story
NARRATOR
Main character
PROTAGONIST
Character or force working against the main character
ANTAGONIST
Story that is not true
FICTION
Fiction story made up of several chapters
NOVEL
Scene that interrupts the present action to describe an event that took place in an earlier time
FLASHBACK
The ways an author develops a character
CHARACTERIZATION
Relationship between two events in which one event brings about the second.
CAUSE & EFFECT
Point of view in which the narrator is IN the story, using words like I, we, me, us, etc.
FIRST PERSON
Time and place in which a story takes place
SETTING
Perspective from which a story is told
POINT OF VIEW
The order events happen IN TIME
CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER
The feeling the READER gets from reading a story.
MOOD
The feeling the AUTHOR has about what he/she is writing.
TONE
Reference to a famous person, place, event, or piece of literature.
ALLUSION
Lesson to be learned from a story. It is not directly stated.
THEME
Piece of literature that is written in lines & grouped in stanzas.
POETRY
The use of one thing to represent something else.
SYMBOLISM
Point of view in which the author is NOT in the story; key words are he, she, they, it, them, etc.
THIRD PERSON
Pattern of rhyming words in a poem.
RHYME SCHEME
Character whose personality goes through a major change during the story.
DYNAMIC CHARACTER
Character whose personality stays basically the same during the story.
STATIC CHARACTER
Comparison of two unlike things using the words "like" or "as"
SIMILE
Comparison of two unlike things without the use of the words "like" or "as"
METAPHOR