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good will
benevolence
narrator who sees and knows all about the story
omniscient
disgusting, disagreeable
odious
appeals to the reader's five senses
sensory language
light hearted, merry
jocund
the character who tells the poem
speaker in a poem
to put out
to extinguish
words that communicate vivid pictures
descriptive writing
full of good humor
jovial
the highest point of interest or suspense in a story
climax
pretend
feign
a scene within a story that interrupts the normal sequence of events to provide imformation relative to the story
flashback
wearing threadbare clothes
shabby
conflict within a chacrter's mind
internal conflict
to protest, complain
to remonstrate
story is told through the eyes of a character
3rd person
suggesting respect
reverently
the use of words to imitate sounds
onomatopoeia
not well known, dark, unclear
obscure
a familiar object that stands for something unfamiliar
symbolism
merry, cheerful, carefree
blithe
the end of the central conflict where a problem is resolved
resolutions
to make showy or display
to flaunt
a comparison of unlike things using like or as
simile
delight;joy
glee
the time and place that a story takes place
setting
challenge, resistance to authority
defiance
repetition of initial constant sounds
alliteration
a substance composed of 2 or more substances
compound
the creation of believable fictitious characters
characterization
ghost
apparition
perspective from which the story is told
point of view
state of being improper
impropriety
a comparison stating one thing is another
metaphor
regret for wrong doing; self punishment
penance
a struggle between two opposing forces
conflict
obvious
palpable
conflict that has to do with struggles with an outside force
external conflict
a person who carries out the terms of a will
executor
autobiographical writing that deals with the writer's memory of someone or an important event
memoir
a division or type of literature ex:poetry, novels, short stories, biography, etc.
genre
central or controlling idea of a literary work
theme
repeated words or phrases
repetition
the sequence of events in a story
plot
a long prose of fiction
novel
one character tells the story
1st person
the author's use of clues to hint at what might happen
foreshadowing
a brief work of fiction that contains essential elements of a literature such as setting, plot, and conflict
short story