emotion replacing characterization
study of literature
opposite meanings used together
Person vs. Nature
Person vs. Person
Person vs. Self
Person vs. Society
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celebration of transition
poetry to set to music
character ruined by tragic flaw
inversion of relationship between elements of phrases
overstatement or exaggeration for special effect
repetition of consonants at short intervals
removes hero from equilibrium, necessitating action to restore equilibrium
character who helps emphasize traits of main character
state applicable in all cases
The force working against the protagonist/main character. There can be more than one in a story.
Tornado, the “bad guy,” a rumor, what people think
author directly states a character’s traits
a conversation between two characters that is used to reveal character and to advance the story line or action
sensation described as other kind of sensation
words and phrases that use sight, smell, touch, feel and taste to describe
The moist steam from the sweet, warm cinnamon apple pie traveled into my nose.
some writers use simple, down to earth, or even slang words; others use ornate, official sounding, or even flowery language
events after the exposition and leading up to the climax of the story
central idea, message, or insight into life revealed through the story
a character struggles against an outside force, such as another character, nature, or the standardsexpectations of societygroup
comparing 2 things to add meaning without using connective words
the highest point of interest or suspense in a story; exciting or tense moments, usually toward the end of the story, when we realize what the outcome of the conflict will be
The main character of a story. The character who all the action happens around.
The reason the author wrote the piece.
To give the reader information, to entertain, to teach a lesson.
when an animal, object, or force is given human personality traits
the moment when all the problems are resolved, one way or another and the story is closed
word whose sound is similar to what it describes
use of clues to hint at events that will occur later in the plot
has no depth; only has one or two traits and these can be described in a few words