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Authors Craft

Characterization The development of a character within a story
Theme The lesson, message or moral of of the story
Point of View The perspective from which the story is being told
Flashback A jump back in time during a story
Foreshadowing A warning of a future event in the story
Repetition Repeating of words or phrases through out the text
Tone or Mood The tone and feeling that the author creates for the reader
Simile Comparisons for two things using like or as
Metaphor Comparisons for things without using like or as
Symbolism An object or action that means something more than its literal meaning
Alliteration An author uses the same letter or sound to begin each word in a string of words
Onomatopeia When a word sounds like what it means
Allusion A figure of speech that makes reference to a well-known person place or event
Hyperbole An exaggerated comment or line
Personification This occurs when the author gives animals objects ideas or actions the quality of humans
Imagery The use of descriptive language to create powerful images in the readers mind
Created by: Afishel57