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chronological order
arranged in the order of time of occurance
third person limited
the story teller is not involved in the story
~not have all the facts
foreshadowing
the authors use of vlues to hint at what might happen later in the story
prose
everyday language ( as we speak it)
alliteration
the repitition of intial consonant sounds
literary Allusion
a literary technique whereby a writer makes a subtle reference to another piece of literature
climax
the turning point or main action of a story
Allegory
~fairly long
~animals and things as characters
~moral is not stated; usually several morals
setting
the time and place of the action
third person omniscient
told by someone outside of the story
~knows the entire story
stanza
a formal division of lines in a poem
fable
~short ~characters are animals or things and animals represent humans
~the moral is stated
flashback
a scene within a story that intrerupts the sequence of events to relate events that occured in the past.
poetry
language which is rhytimical
theme
central message, concern, or purpose in a literary work.
parable
~short
~everyday ppl in everday situation
~the moral is not stated and the reader figures it out
irony
a literary technique that involves surprising, interesting, or amusing contradictions
personification
a literary technique where the author gives human like characteristics to non- human things
rhyming pattern
a regular pattern of rhyming words in a poem
first person
a character in the story tells a story from his/ her points of view
paraphrase
A restatment of a text or passage in another form or in other words, often to clarify meaning