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The time and place of a story
Setting
A figure of speech in which a thing, quality, of idea is represented as a person
Personification
A figure of speech containing an implied comparison
Metaphor
A manner or mode of expression in language
Style
Any literary work protraying imaginary characters and events as a novel, story, or play
Fiction
The name of a book, chapter, poem, essay, picture, statue, piece of music, play, movie, ect.
Title
Imagination
Fantasy
The quality to make something seem funny
Humor
A highly imaginative or fantastic kind typically involving some actual or projected scientific phenomenon
Science Fiction
A figue of speech in which one thing is likened to another dissimilar thing by the use of like or as
Simile
The formation of a word by imitating the natural sound associated with the object or action involved
Onomatopoeia
A person who reads a story, play, ect.
Narrator
The vantage point from which a story is told
Point of View
An ending that is unexpected
Surprise ending
Conversation between two of more characters
Dialouge
A struggle of clash between opposing characters or forces
Conflict
The anxious curiosity the reader feels about what will happen next in a story
Suspense
A person of animal in a literary work
Character
A method of humorous or subtly sarcastic expression in which the intended meaning of the words used is the direct opposite of their usual sense
Irony
Exaggeration for effect; not meant to be taken seriously
"i'm dying of this heat!"
Hyperbole
Any form of speech considered as deviating from a real of imaginary standard speech
Dialect
The most exciting part of a story
Climax
The series of related events that make up a story
Plot
A scene that breaks the normal time order of the plot to show a past event
Flashback
An opinion about a group that does not allow for individual differences
Sterotype
The emphasis given to a particular syllable
Accent Mark
A rhyming of words within the same line or verse or within two seperate lines
Internal Rhyme
Repition of an initial sound
Alliteration
A word that corresponds with another in end sound
Rhyme
Rhythm in verse
Meter
The art, theory, of structure of poems
Poetry
A phrase or verse repeated at intervals in a song or poem
Refrain
Images that appeal to the senses
Sensory Images
poem that tells a story
Narrative Poem
a poem that expresses feeling through a song
Lyric Poem
A map of a story's structure
Plot Diagram
Poetry without regular meter
Free Verse
Flow or apparent movement in a work of literature, art, music, ect.
Rhythm
Going through a poem using accent marks and cups
Scanning
The pattern of rhymes used in a piece of verse, usually indicated by letters
Rhyme Scheme
The rhyme that ends a poem
End Rhyme
marks that mark an unstressed syllable
Cups
Language that communicates ideas beyond the literal meaning of the word
Figuative Language