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A brief work of fiction that can usually be read in one sitting.
short story
Figurative language that makes a direct comparison between two apparently unlike things, using the words like or as.
simile
In poetry, a group of lines arranged in any of various patterns according to meter, rhyme, and the like. In free verse, a stanza is more like a paragraph in prose writing.
stanza
Specific bits of information that directly relates to the main idea in a piece or nonfiction writing.
supporting details
The feeling of uncertainty about what might happen next.
suspense