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Allegory
A story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning, typically a moral or political one
Alliteration
The repetition of of a sound at the beginning in the middle or at the end of words
Allusion
A reference to a person place or event or an artistic work that the author expects a reader to recognize
Antagonist
The force or character a posing the protagonist
Archetype
A typical example of a type of person or thing
Conflict
The struggle between the opposing forces in the novel
Connotation
The words asociacion with an emotion
Dramatic Irony
When the reader knows something the character does not
Dystopia
An imagined place where everything is bad and typically totalitarian
Imagery
The language that creates an image in the
readers mind
Metaphor
A comparison between two unlike things
Personification
A figure of speech in which nonhuman object is given lifelike characteristics
Point of view
The vantage point from which a story is told
Protagonist
The main character in a literary work
symbol
A person place or thing that suggests something larger
Theme
The main idea of a literary work
Tone
The writers attitude toward his subject
Topic
The broad subject of a piece of literature
Heuristic
a method of problem solving that is not scientific