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1 Lit Terms Review

Literary Terms Review

TermDefinition
narrator person/character who recounts the events of a novel or narrative poem
characterization representation of a character or characters on the stage or in writing, especially by imitating or describing actions, gestures, or speeches
protagonist leading character or one of the major characters in a drama, movie, novel, or other fictional text
theme the main or central idea of a literary work
antagonist person who actively opposes or is hostile to someone or something; an adversary
personification the attribution of a personal nature or human characteristics to something nonhuman, or the representation of an abstract quality in human form
simile comparison of one thing with another, used to make a description more vivid, using the key word like, as, than, or resembles
metaphor a figure of speech in which a word or phrase is directly compared to another thing
onomatopoeia poetic structure of words to convey how something sounds; imitates the sound the word makes
allusion reference to a well-known person, place, idea in history/culture/literature
imagery descriptive language that allows readers to better imagine the world in the literature
hyperbole use of over-exaggeration for the purpose of creating emphasis or being humorous
foreshadowing use of indicative words or phrases and hints that set the stage for a story to unfold
point of view the perspective from which a story is narrated
climax the highest or most intense point in the development or resolution of something
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