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Alliteration

When two or more words in a group of words begin with the same sound

Antagonist

The opponent or enemy of the main character or protagonist

Aside

Words spoken to the audience by a character I a drama that are hot supposed to he hears by the other characters onstage

Characterization

The means through which an author reveals a character's personality

Climax

The point In a play novel short story or narrative poem at which the conflict reaches it greatest intensity and is then resolved

Condlict

A struggle between opposing forces

Dialogue

The conversation between characters in a work of literature

Dynamic character

A character who undergoes a significant internal change over the course of the story

Figurative language

Uses words in some way other than their literal meanings

Flashback

A scene Ina satori that occurred before the present time in the story

Foreshadowing

Clues or hints about something that is going to happen later in the story

Hyperbloe

Extreme exaggeration used for emphasis or effect

Idiom

An expression that cannot be understood from the meanings of its individual words

Imagery

Language that portrays sensory experiences

Dramatic irony

When the reader or audience member is aware of something that the characters are unaware of

Situational irony

When something happens that is the reverse of what you expected

Verbal irony

When the name of description of something implies the opposite of the truth

Major character

Main or important charcter

Metaphor

The comparison of two unlike things to illuminate a particular quality or aspect of one of those things

Minor character

A character who doesn't play a large role

Mood

The feeling a reader gets from a work of literature

Personification

Describing Mohican animals or ideas as though they posses human qualities or emotions

Plot

The sequence of events In a story

Protagonist

The main or central character of a work of literature

Setting

The environment where a story takes place

Simile

When two unlike things are compared using like or as

Static charcater

A character who doesn't undergo a significant change

Stmbol

An object setting event animal or persons that I one level is itself but that has another meaning as well

Symbolism

The practice of using symbols

Theme

A story's main message or moral

Tone

Te author's attitude toward a subject matter or toward the reader or audience