Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Elements of Lit

Elements of Literature

plot the events in a story from start to finish
theme the breaking point in the stroy in the story
climax highest or most exciting point in the story
resolution how the story wraps up and ends
point of view the angle from which the story is told
setting the time and place of the story
dialogue words spoken by characters
personification an inanimate object given human qualities
simile comparisons using "like" or "as"
metaphor comparison NOT using "like" or "as"
alliteration when two or more words next to each other start with the same letter
hyperbole an exaggeration
synonyms words that mean the same thing
antonyms words with opposite meanings
homonyms words that sound alike but have different meanings
Created by: Radeke