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  • Allegory

    A narrative in which characters and settings stand for abstract idea or moral

    Alliteration

    Repetition of the same or very similar consorant sounds

    Allusion

    Reference to a statement, person, place, or thing

    Aside

    Words that are spoken by a character in a play to the audience or to another character

    Assonance

    Repetition of similar vocal sounds

    Character

    Person in a story, poem, or play

    Dynamic Character

    Character that changes as a result to the story

    Static Character

    Character who doesnt change

    Subordanite Character

    A character who plays an important rule

    Climax

    Moment of great emotional intensity or suspence in a plot

    Conflict

    Struggle or clash between opposing characters

    Internal Conflict

    Takes place enterialy in mind

    External Conflict

    Physical conflict

    Drama

    Story that is written to be acted for an audience

    Exposition

    Type of writting that explains

    Flashback

    Scene in moive, play ( etc. ) that shows something that happened before

    Foil

    Character who is used as a contrast to another character

    Foreshadowing

    A scene where it predicts something to happen

    Genre

    The category that a work of literature is classified under

    Imagery

    Language that appeals to the senses

    Irony

    Contrast between expectation and reality

    Situational Irony

    Occurs when seems appropriate

    Dramatic Irony

    Occurs when addience knows something the character doesnt

    Metaphor

    Comparison between two unlive things, without like or as

    Mood

    A story atmosphere or the feeling it evokes

    Narrator

    A person who tells the story

    Unreliabe Narrator

    Someone young or doent know what they are saying

    Personification

    Kind of Metaphor in which non human thing is talked about as if it were human

    Plot

    Series of related events that make up a story or drama

    Point of View

    Vantage point from which a writer tells a story

    1st Person Point of View

    One of the characters is telling the story

    3rd Person Point of View

    Plays no part in story

    Protagonist

    Main Character

    Antagonist

    Character who blocks or is a problem to the protagonist

    Pun

    Playon the multiple meansings of a word or two words that sound alike

    Setting

    The time and place of a story or playe

    Simile

    Comparing two things useing like or as

    Soliliquy

    Long speech in which a character who is alone expresses feelings

    Sonnet

    Fourteen line poem that is usualy written in lamabic penamen

    Shakespear Sonnet

    Three four line units, concluding two like unit

    Theme

    Central idea of a work literature

    Maturation

    Theme of growing up

    Apperance vs. Reality

    Not always tru

    Tone

    Attitude a writter takes towards a subject

    Tragedy

    Play that despices serious and important even that main character becomes unhappy in the end

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