Language exam study - Term Definition plot the events that...

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Term:plotDefinition:the events that make up a storyTerm:expositionDefinition:the first stage of a story plotTerm:complicationsDefinition:a circumstance in a story thatcomplicates somethingTerm:climaxDefinition:the point of a story that is the greatestpoint of the storyTerm:resolutionDefinition:the part in the story where it begins todraw to a close
Term:parallel episodeDefinition:when elements of a plot are repeatedseveral times int eh course of a storyTerm:subplotDefinition:an additional, or secondary, plot in astoryTerm:direct characterizationDefinition:when the writer makes directcharacterizations about a characterthrough the voice of the narratorTerm:indirect characterizationDefinition:the author tells about a characterthrough other peoples eyesTerm:foreshadowingDefinition:when a writer suggests hints aboutwhat may happen in the story
Term:characterDefinition:people animals or imaginary creaturesin a story who take part in the actionTerm:themeDefinition:a message about life or human naturein a story that the writer shares withthe readerTerm:symbolismDefinition:something that represents somethingelseTerm:verbal ironyDefinition:when someone knowingly exaggeratessomethingTerm:situational ironyDefinition:a contrast between what the readerexpects and what the character does
Term:dramatic ironyDefinition:when the reader knows something thatthe characters don't knowTerm:moodDefinition:the feeling or the atmosphere that thewriter creates for the readerTerm:toneDefinition:expresses the writers attitude towardhis or her subjectTerm:simileDefinition:a comparison using like or asTerm:metaphorDefinition:a comparison without using like or as

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