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Early clues which hint at what is going to happen later
foreshadowing
The quality which makes the reader uncertain or tense about the outcome of events
suspense
A contrast between what is expected to happen and what really does happen
irony
Maupassant called the short story a "trenche de vie" which in english means
slice of life
The struggle between two opposing forces or ideas.
conflict
A reference to a famous person, event, work of art, historical happening
allusion
The organized pattern of events in a story line
plot
The word choice of an author
diction
time and place
setting
the idea aobut life that the author points out to readers
theme
characters who change in the story
dynamic
Special language of a group of people
jargon
God-like or all-seeing narrator
omniscient third person
Characters who contrast with ohter characters
foil
A symbolic representation
allegory