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A humorous imitation of a serious literary work or of an author’s writing style.
parody
Figurative language in which animals or objects are given human characteristics
personification
Writing where the author tries to convince an audience to believe their ideas.
persuasion
Series of related events.
plot
the incident that introduces the central conflict in the story.
initiating event
introduces the characters, setting, and the conflict.
exposition
Where the conflict grows
rising action
The turning point in the story.
climax
Describes the events that take place after the climax
falling action
A genre of literature that expresses ideas and feelings by relying on compact, often musical language that appeals to a readers’ senses.
poetry