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  1. oxymoron
    The emotional response of a reader to a text

          

  2. archetype
    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.

          

  3. onomatopoeia
    The dictionary definition of a word.

          

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

          

  5. connotation
    The feelings and attitudes associated with a word.

          

  6. alliteration
    A repetition of constant sound at the beginning of words.

          

  7. figurative language
    Conversation between characters.

          

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

          

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

          

  10. point of view (p.o.v)
    use of words whose sounds suggest their meaning, such as hiss or bang.

          

  11. personification
    The end of the story where the conflict is worked out.

          

  12. plot
    The sequence of events in a story.

          

  13. mood
    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.

          

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

          

  15. rhyme scheme
    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.

          

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

          

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

          

  18. hyperbole
    A deliberate , extravagant, and often outrageous exaggeration.

          

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

          

  20. tone
    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.

          

  21. euphemism
    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.

          

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

          

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

          

  24. denotation
    The feelings and attitudes associated with a word.

          

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

          

  26. free verse
    Poetry without regular patterns of rhyme and rhythm.

          

  27. symbolism
    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.

          

  28. third person point of view
    From the point of view of one character.

          

  29. high-point/climax
    The most exciting point of the story.

          

  30. setting
    the time and place a story takes place

          

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

          

  32. dialouge
    Conversation between characters.

          

  33. speaker
    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.

          

  34. flashback
    A grouping of two or more lines in a poem.

          

  35. rhythm
    An overused expression or idea.

          

  36. genre
    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.

          

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

          

  38. foreshadowing
    A hint or suggestion of a coming event.

          

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

          

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

          

  41. stanza
    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.

          

  42. omniscient point of view
    all-knowing, all-seeing narrator, can we all the thoughts and actions of all characters

          

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

          

  44. falling action
    The actions or events taking place after the high-point/climax.

          

  45. metaphore
    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.

          

  46. internal conflict
    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.

          

  47. theme
    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.