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literary terms 3

the voice that tells the story narrator
the use of words whose sounds echo their meanings onomatopoeia
a combination of contradictory words that have opposite or very different meanings oxymoron
something (such as a situation) that is made up of two opposite things and that seems impossible but is actually true or possible paradox
imitating another work or style of a particular writer, artist, or genre for humorous affect parody
the giving of human qualities to an animal, object, or idea personification
the series of events in a story plot
beginning; introduces background, setting, and characters exposition
the stage of the plot that develops the conflict, or struggle rising action
the point of greatest interest in a story or play climax
the stage of the plot in which the story begins to draw to a close falling action
final outcome resolution(denouement)
the event that sets the story in motion -propels the action -makes the rest possible inciting incident
the ideal judgement that rewards virtue and punishes vice. In other words, good guy wins and bad guy loses poetic justice
Created by: colorguard101



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