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Literary Terms

Induction to the story Basic Situation
To assume to be true without conclusive evidence Speculate
To forsee using observation, experience, or scientific reason Prediction
Something whick makes a situation more difficult to deal withh. Complication
Languages that appear to the senses. Imagery
The results out come of a story. Conclusion
Prose Writng that deals with real people, things, events, and places. Personification
The uncertainty or anxiety that a reader feels about what will happen next in a story, novel, or drama. Suspense
The series of related events that make up a story Plot
An account od a person's life or of part of it written or told by another person. Biography
The repitition of consonant sounds in words that are close together. Alliteration
Finding a solution to a problem. Resolution
The use of clues or hints to suggest events that will occur later in the plot. Foreshadowing
The kind of writing that explains or gives information. Exposition
A contrast between expectatio and reality. Irony
A way of speaking that is charicteristic of certain geographical area or a certain group of people. Dialect
An expression peculier language that means something different from the literal meaning of the Words. Idiom
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