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Literary Elements

TermDefinition
nonfiction writing that is based on fact
fiction writing that includes made up stories, events, and people.
biography book about someone that is written by someone else.
autobiography book about someone's own life written by them.
monologue speech given by one person on stage when others are on stage to the audience
soliloquy speech given on stage by one person and are on stage alone
plot sequence of events in a story
exposition setting, characters, and conflict introduced
climax turning point; the highest peak of action in the story
resolution/denouement final section of plot/ties up the loose ends of story.
flashback is a scene or event that happened before the beginning of a story (sometimes interrupts a scene).
foreshadowing giving clues about something that will occur later in the story.
Theme The message the author wants you to take away from a story. The main, overall idea or lesson learned from the text.
Inference; infer making a guess based on information from text combined with your own prior knowledge - to determine something is true based on the evidence seen.
First person point of view A character tells the story from his or her own point of view. I, me, we
Third person omniscient A narrator outside of the action knows what all characters are thinking or feeling. This narrator is "all knowing." He, she, they
Third person Limited A narrator outside of the action tells the story of one character only; the narrator is limited to what this one character knows and sees.
Created by: adarlington1
 

 



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