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TermDefinition
characterization The creation or construction of a fictional character. A description of the distinctive nature or features of someone or something.
theme the subject of a talk, a piece of writing, a person's thoughts, or an exhibition; a topic.
point of view a particular attitude or way of considering a matter.
flashback a scene in a movie, novel, etc., set in a time earlier than the main story.
foreshadowing be a warning or indication of (a future event)
repetition the action of repeating something that has already been said or written. the recurrence of an action or event. a thing repeated.
tone or mood the general character or attitude of a place, piece of writing, situation, etc.. a temporary state of mind or feeling.
simile a figure of speech involving the comparison of one thing with another thing of a different kind, used to make a description more emphatic or vivid
metaphor a figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an object or action to which it is not literally applicable.
symbolize be a symbol of. represent by means of symbols.
alliteration the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words.
onomatopoeia the formation of a word from a sound associated with what is named (e.g., cuckoo, sizzle ).
allusion an expression designed to call something to mind without mentioning it explicitly; an indirect or passing reference.
hyperbole exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken literally.
personification the attribution of a personal nature or human characteristics to something nonhuman, or the representation of an abstract quality in human form.
Imagery visually descriptive or figurative language, especially in a literary work.
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