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  1. subplot
    Sequence of events in a story

          

  2. folk tale
    A story passed down from person to person by word of mouth

          

  3. essay
    A topic of discussion or writing; a major idea broad enough to cover the entire scope of a literary work.

          

  4. fable
    A brief story that leads to a moral, often using animals as characters

          

  5. short story
    A person in a story

          

  6. smile
    A brief story that leads to a moral, often using animals as characters

          

  7. ode
    A lyric poem usually marked by serious, respectful, and exalted feelings toward the subject.

          

  8. plot
    Sequence of events in a story

          

  9. theme
    A brief story that leads to a moral, often using animals as characters

          

  10. suspense
    a state or feeling of excited or anxious uncertainty about what may happen.

          

  11. setting
    a comparison between two unlike things using a word

          

  12. historical fiction
    The process by which the writer reveals the personality of a character

          

  13. character
    Most exciting moment of the story; turning point

          

  14. foreshadowing
    A warning or indication of a future event

          

  15. playwright
    a person who writes plays

          

  16. conflict
    A struggle between two opposing forces

          

  17. characterization
    A person in a story

          

  18. onomatopoeia
    A word that imitates the sound it represents.

          

  19. climax
    Sequence of events in a story

          

  20. parallel episodes
    an outrageously exaggerated, humorous story that is obviously unbelievable

          

  21. literary
    Having to do with letters or literature

          

  22. figure of speech
    a state or feeling of excited or anxious uncertainty about what may happen.

          

  23. tall tale
    A story passed down from person to person by word of mouth