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An author comments in a straightforward manner on the nature of a character.
direct characterization
An author allows readers to draw conclusions about characters based on the characters’ own words and actions.
indirect characterization
Written in the order in which it takes place.
chronological order
Repetition of final consonant sounds
consonance
A character struggles against another character, society, or force of nature.
external conflict
A character struggles with an issue or problem within his or her mind.
internal conflict
The conversation between characters. It is in quotation marks, and tells exact words (unless in a play).
dialogue
An overstatement or stretching of the truth to emphasize a point.
exaggeration
A writing that explains, analyses, or defines
exposition
Brief stories that teach morals
fable