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21 Cards in this Set

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Suspense
the feeling of being insecure
Conflict
a problem, clash, or battle
Irony
the direct opposite of what is really meant
Setting
a place and time a story takes place
Flash-back
to focus one's mind or vividly remember a past time
Genre
a category or entertainment characterized by a particular style,form, or content
Mood
the expression of mood especially in art or literature
Dialect
a character's lines or words
Imagery
language appeals to the sense
Atmosphere
the sourondings
Inference
a predication or guess based on prior knowledge of what u know
Stereotype
a standardized mental picture that is held in common by members of a group and that represents an oversimplified opinion, prejudiced attitude, or uncritical judgmen
Metaphor
figure of speech that makes comparison between two unlike things in which one thing becomes another thing
Foreshadowing
the use of clues that hint at events that will accur later in a plot
Point of View
vantage point from which a writer tells a story
Personification
a metaphor in which a nonhuman thing is talked about as a human
Internal Conflict
a problem within the mind
Climax
a moment or great emotional intensity or suspense in a plot
Resolution
the act of answering
External Conflict
a problem out side the mind
Cause and Effect
when something happens causing a reaction to it