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literary devices

1st person point of view when a character in the story is telling the story
3rd person limited point of view the narrator only knows the thoughts and feelings of one character
3rd person omniscient point of view the narrator knows the thoughts and feelings of all the characters
allegory a story that can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning
alliteration repetition of beginning consonant sounds
antagonist the " villian" of the story who gets in the way of the protagonist
character a person/ thing in a story
climax the turning point in a story where the character must make a decision about the conflict
exposition the beginning of the story where we meet the characters and find out the setting
external conflict a struggle between a character and an outside force
falling action where the problem of the story is being worked out
figurative language the use of words with a meaning that is different than literal interpretation
foreshadowing a warning about the events coming up in the story
imagery the use of language to create a picture in the reader's mind
memoir a record of events written by a person having personal knowlengde of them
Created by: skylartucker13



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