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  1. The emotional response of a reader to a text

  2. From the point of view of one character.

  3. A hint or suggestion of a coming event.

  4. The sequence of events in a story.

  5. The actions or events taking place after the high-point/climax.

  6. A form of literature; ex. fiction, nonfiction, science fiction, etc.

  7. A grouping of two or more lines in a poem.

  8. The voice in a poem that talks to the reader; the speaker is not necessarily the poet.

  9. Conversation between characters.

  10. A sound, word, phrase, or line is repeated for effect or emphasis.

  11. The use of a word or phrase that is less expressive or direct, but considered less distasteful or offensive than another.

  12. The central message of a literary work; it is not the same as a subject, which can be expressed in a word or two; the theme is the idea the author wishes to convey about that subject; it is expressed as a sentence or general statement; literary work can have more than one theme.

  13. told from the point of view from of one observer or narrator; record only what seen or heard.

  14. the write's or speaker's attitude towards the a subject, character, or audience; conveyed through the author's choice of diction, imagery, figurative language, and/or details.

  15. An accepted phrase or expression having a meaning different from the literal meaning.

  16. Giving human qualities to non-human things/objects.

  17. A reference to a mythological, literacy, or historical person, place, or thing.

  18. The dictionary definition of a word.

  19. Poetry without regular patterns of rhyme and rhythm.

  20. The position from which a story is told.

  21. A word choice intended to convey a certain effect.

  22. A break in a time sequence to an earlier event or time.

  23. The use of any object, person, place, or action that has a meaning in itself while standing for something larger than itself, such as a quality, attitude, belief, or value.

  24. A deliberate , extravagant, and often outrageous exaggeration.

  25. The end of the story where the conflict is worked out.

  26. The words or phrases a writer uses to represent persons, objects, actions, feelings, and ideas descriptively by appealing to the senses.

  27. A form of paradox that combines a pair of opposite terms into a single unusual expression; ex . "jumbo shrimp"

  28. Expressions and imaginative language that is not literally true.

  29. A story in which characters, objects, or actions have a meaning beyond the surface of a story.

  30. The most exciting point of the story.

  31. The feelings and attitudes associated with a word.

  32. comparison of two different things or ideas using 'like' or 'as'

  33. the time and place a story takes place

  34. The introduction to the characters, background, and setting of a short story or novel.

  35. A repetition of constant sound at the beginning of words.

  36. A person, animal, or imaginary creature in a literary work.

  37. the pattern of end rhyme in a poem; the pattern is identified by assigning a letter of an alphabet; beginning with a, to each line; lines that rhyme are given the same letter.

  38. A character, action, or situation that is a prototype, or pattern, of human life.

  39. The struggle within the character dealing with emotions and felling. takes place within the mind of character, man.vs.self

  40. all-knowing, all-seeing narrator, can we all the thoughts and actions of all characters

  41. an author's or narrator's distinctive style or manner of expression.

  42. A long narrative poem about the adventures of a hero whose actions reflect the ideals and values of a nation or a group.

  43. An overused expression or idea.

  44. the pattern or flow of sound created by the arrangement of stressed and unstressed syllables.

  45. use of words whose sounds suggest their meaning, such as hiss or bang.

  46. A comparison of two different things without using like or as

  47. Opposition to a character which comes from environment, surroundings, or other characters; a character struggles against some outside force; man vs. man or man vs. nature.
  1. a repetition
  2. b internal conflict
  3. c figurative language
  4. d archetype
  5. e free verse
  6. f theme
  7. g falling action
  8. h speaker
  9. i first person point of view
  10. j connotation
  11. k symbolism
  12. l allegory
  13. m euphemism
  14. n metaphore
  15. o stanza
  16. p diction
  17. q genre
  18. r setting
  19. s resolution
  20. t hyperbole
  21. u idiom
  22. v plot
  23. w flashback
  24. x mood
  25. y chiche
  26. z exposition
  27. aa high-point/climax
  28. ab dialouge
  29. ac denotation
  30. ad foreshadowing
  31. ae external conflict
  32. af omniscient point of view
  33. ag point of view (p.o.v)
  34. ah oxymoron
  35. ai alliteration
  36. aj similie
  37. ak character
  38. al allusion
  39. am rhythm
  40. an personification
  41. ao rhyme scheme
  42. ap third person point of view
  43. aq onomatopoeia
  44. ar tone
  45. as imagery
  46. at voice
  47. au epic