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a play, novel, or other narrative in which the main character comes to an unhappy end
tragedy
the attitude a writer takes toward his subject
tone
an exaggerated, far-fetched story that is obviously untrue
tall tale
a person, place, thing or event that has a meaning in itself
symbol
the uncertainty or anxiety that a reader feels about what will happen next in a story
suspense
writings in which the feelings and opinions of the writer are revealed
subjective writing
the way a writer uses language
style
a fixed idea about the members of a particular group of people that doesn't allow for any individuality
stereotype
a comparison between two unlike things, using a word such as like, as, then, or resemble
simile
writing that ridicules something, often in order to bring about change
satire
a repeated sound, word, phrase, lines, or groups of lines
refrain
a play on the multiple meanings of a word on two words that sounds alike but have different meanings
pun
the main character in a work
protagonist
any writing that is not poetry
prose
the vantage point from which a story is told
point of view
a kind of rythmic compressed language that uses figures of speech and imagery designed to appeal to our emotions and imagination
poetry
a kind of writing intended to convince a reader to think or act in a certain way
persuasion
a figure of speech in which an object or animal is spoken of as if it has human feelings, thoughts, or attitudes
personification
writing that presents facts without revealing the writers feelings or opinions
objective writing