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Symbol
A mark or sign that stands for something else
Simile
Using like or as to compare something
Metaphor
Comparing something without using like or as
Cliffhanger
placed a the end of a chapter to encourage the reader to keep on reading
Hook
What attracts the reader in the beginning of the book
Personification
Nonliving objects given human qualities
Foreshadowing
Clues that an author provides about events to come later in the book
Inference
Conclusion based upon the clues given by the author
Allusion
A reference to a famous historical, biblical, mythological, or literary person or event
Mood
the feeling the author creates through carefully chosen words or phrases, setting,a nd events
Conflict
Refers to the clash of opposing forces or between characters ( internal/ external)
Characterization
Revealing the personality of a character
Setting
the place and time in a novel, play, or short story
Plot
Series of related events that make up a story
Theme
An idea or lesson about life or human nature revealed in a work of literature
Point of view
The person who tells a story determines the point of view. First-person; third- person limited; third-person omniscient