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Theme
Idea, subject, topic of the literature.
Suspense
mood, details, dialogue or other techniques are used to make the reader want to keep reading
Point of view
The view of the story from the the way the author sees it. (author's perspective)
Allegory
a story that has more than one meaning
literal or symbolic
Plot
The sequence of related events that make up a story or drama.
Foreshadowing
writer gives clues or hints of events to follow in the plot
Characters
Individuals in a story, poem or play. (always has human traits even if it is an animal)
Symbolism
object or anything that represents something else
Setting
Time and place in which events of literary work take place.
Irony
In the story, events occur in unexpected ways
verbally or inferred
Dialogue
Conversation between characters
Protagonist
Character that the story is about. The reader usually roots for them.
Satire
A literary technique in which writers make fun of something to show it's worst features.
Conflict
A struggle between two opposing forces in a piece of literature. (Character and their mind,character another character or nature)