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Literary terms 4

the method narration used in a short story, novel, narrative, poem, or work of nonfiction point of view
the narrator is a character in the story ( pronouns-I) 1st person
the narrator is not in the story and is specifically speaking to the reader/ audience (pronouns you/ your/ yours) 2nd person
the narrator sees into the minds of all the characters 3rd person omniscient
the narrator is not a character in the story and knows what only one character thinks, feels, and observes (pronouns he/ she/ they) 3rd person limited
the main character in a story, play, or novel protagonist
a play on words based on the similarity of sound between the two words with different meanings pun
a genre of literature and/or performing arts in which vices, follies, abuses, and shortcomings are held up to ridicule, ideally with the intent of shaming individuals, corporations, government, or society itself, into improvement satire
the time and place of the action setting
a figure of speech that makes a comparison between two unlike things using the words like or as simile
a manner of writing style
a person, place, object, or activity that stands for something beyond symbolism
a message about life or human nature that the writer shares with the reader theme
the writers attitude toward his or her subject tone
a technique of creating embasis by saying less than is actually or literally true understatement
Created by: colorguard101



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