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Foreshadowing

An indication of something that may happen later in the story

Flashback

A way of presenting scenes or incident that took place before the opening scene

Suspense

Feeling of anxiety and uncertainty experienced by the reader about the outcome of events

Parody

A work, often humourous, written in mocking imitation of work

Satire

The literacy art of criticizing a subject by making it ridiculous

Genre

A particular kind or category of literature

Mystery or romance

Jargon

Unique words specific to a particular place, job or way of life

Allusion

Making reference to a classical literature, biblical stories, mythology or a familiar person or thing in a story

Analogy

Resemblance or comparison between two different things

Colliquialism

Slang used in ordinary conversation

Euphemism

A kinder, less harsh way of saying something

Indirect/direct presentation

The process by which the writer shows the character's personality through speech, actions and appearance

Pathos

The quality of work of art or literature that arouses feelings of sympathy, pity, or sorrow in the viewer or reader

Irony

The writer suggests a meaning contradictory to the stated one by making it clear that the meaning he intends is opposite to the literal one

Pro/con arguement

Method of presentation: Shows the pros and cons of a topic

Statistical evidence

Stylistic technique: Shows evidence with statistics

Anecdotal evidence

Stylistic technique: Short personal story

Climatic order

Method of presentation: lists the story in the order of how dramatic the facts are

Chronological order

Method of presentation: the order in which the events are happening

Emotional appeal

Stylistic technique: hooking readers' emotions

Method of presentation

Different ways a writer may choose to write their story

Expert opinion

Stylistic technique: the opinion of a professional

Q/a

Method of presentation: writers present questions and writes answers after

Historical evidence

Stylistic technique: evidence from history