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1. Plot- is the struggle found in fiction.

2. Setting- is determining Time and Place in fiction.


3. Point of view- the way you look at the situation.
4. Characterization- is the method used by a writer to develop a
character. The method includes (1) showing the character's
appearance, (2) displaying the character's actions, (3) revealing
the character's thoughts, (4) letting the character speak, and (5)
getting the reactions of others.
5. Theme- is the general idea or insight about life that a writer
wishes to express.
6. Alliteration- is the repetition of initial sounds in neighboring
words.
7. Allusion- is a brief reference to a person, event, or place, real or
fictitious, or to a work of art. Casual reference to a famous
historical or literary figure or event.
8. Analogy- is the comparison of two pairs that have the same
relationship.
9. Antagonist- a person who actively opposes or is hostile to
someone or something
10.Aside- In drama, a few words or a short passage spoken by one
character to the audience while the other actors on stage
pretend their characters cannot hear the speaker's words.
11.Blank Verse- verse without rhyme
12.Climax- a person who actively opposes or is hostile to someone
or something
13.Comic Relief- comic episodes in a dramatic or literary work that
offset more serious sections.
14.Conflict- is the struggle found in fiction.
15.Couplet- two lines of verse
16.Diction- the choice and use of words and phrases in speech or
writing
17.Dramatic Irony- the expression of one's meaning by using
language that normally signifies the opposite, typically for
humorous or emphatic effect
18.Dramatic Structure- the plot structure of a dramatic work such
as a play or screenplay.
19.Epithet- the choice and use of words and phrases in speech or
writing
20.Figurative Language- departing from a literal use of words
21.Foreshadowing- is the use of hints or clues to suggest what will
happen later in literature.
22.Foil- is a character that contrasts second character that
highlights certain qualities of that first character.
23.Imagery- is language that evokes one or all of the five senses:
seeing, hearing, tasting, smelling, touching.
24.Irony- is an implied discrepancy between what is said and what
is meant.
25.Meter- a recognizable though varying pattern of stressed
syllables alternating with syllables of less stress.
26.Metaphor- comparison of two unlike things using the verb "to
be" and not using like or as as in a simile.
27.Monologue- an event causing great suffering, destruction, and
distress
28.Oxymoron- is putting two contradictory words together.
29.Personification- is giving human qualities to animals or objects.
30.Protagonist- an event causing great suffering, destruction, and
distress
31.Pun- a deliberate confusion of similar words or phrases for
rhetorical effect, whether humorous or serious.
32.Rhyme Scheme- is rhymed words at the ends of lines.
33.Simile- is rhymed words at the ends of lines.
34.Situational Irony- is a trope in which accidental events occur
that seem oddly appropriate, such as the poetic justice of a
pickpocket getting his own pocket picked.
35.Soliloquy- an act of speaking one's thoughts aloud when by
oneself or regardless of any hearers
36.Sonnet- a poem of fourteen lines using any of a number of
formal rhyme schemes
37.Symbol- an object or action that means something more than
its literal meaning.
38.Tragedy- an event causing great suffering, destruction, and
distress
39.Verbal Irony- in which a speaker makes a statement in which
its actual meaning differs sharply from the meaning that the
words ostensibly express.