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Chap.8:Elements of Non-Fiction and Subjectivity

Persona : A mask or voice through which an author or narrator speaks.
Subjectivity : Inclusive of opinion. Denotes the set of standards and principles each individual uses when making sense of information.
Othering : Concerns the influence of individual beliefs and opinions. The act of one group or individual making another group or individual appear as different usually for the effect of enhancing a perceived sense of superiority.
Theme A telling of events through a narrator's point of view
Diction A situation where information from the past is inserted in the midst of a chronologically flowing narrative.
Tone A central idea or insight of a literary work.
Mood The atmosphere of the work conveyed by the author through language, images and physical setting.
Narrative The implied authorial attitude toward the subject matter in a literary work.
Flashback The word choice and arrangement used by an author to covey attitudes, accents, tone, intonation, inflections, and other characteristics of speech.
Setting A comparison between two objects using "like" or "as"
Figurative language A combination of descriptive images presented through use of language techniques to convey ideas, concepts, emotions, or meanings. More specifically, imagery engages our sensory perceptions: sound, sight, smell, taste, touch
Metaphor A comparison between an object is compared dissimilar object or idea for the purpose of conveying an unique quality about or expanding our understand of the first object.
Simile The time and physical place in which events or actions in literary work take place
Imagery The use of language in non-standard or emblematic ways to describe or convey some idea or essence
Symbol Recognition of a reality different from actual reality or what is anticipated or expected
Irony Use of an object or image to express a meaning beyond the literal one.
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