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diary
daily record of events, esp. of the writer's personal experiences and observations
denouement
final outcome, solution, or unraveling of a plot in a play, story, or other literary work
irony
form of expression in which the intended meaning is the opposite of the expressed in words
imagery
mental images collectively, as formed by memory or imagination
historical fiction
a real history fiction
sound effects
artificially produced sounds, as of rain or hoofbeats, used to simulate the sounds called for in a play, motion picture, or radio or television
scenes
a place where an event or action occurs or has occured
rising action
a part in the literary work that the intense rises
tone
any sound considered with reference to its pitch, quality, duration, or volume
inference
that which is inferred; conclusion
climax
the highest point of interest or suspense
confict
struggle between 2 opposing forces
antagonist
a character or force in conflict with a main character
character
person or animal who takes part in the action of literary work
exposition
writinf or speech that explains a process or presents information
costumes
is a clothing that you where on stage
drama
is a story written to be performed by actors
point of view
is the prospective, or vantage point of view
novel
a long work of fiction
resolution
any events that occur during the falling action
stage directions
are notes included in a drama to describe how the work is to be performed or staged
setting
of a literary work is the time and place of the action
short story
is a brief work of fiction
suspense
is a feeling of anxious uncertainty
symbol
is anything that stands for or represents something else
protagonist
is the main character in a literary work
theme
is a central message, concern, or purpose in a literary work
dialouge
is a conversation between characters
surprise ending
is a conclusion that is unexpected