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Eng 7 Literary Terms

TermDefinition
Character any person, figure, inanimate object, or animal in a story
Protagonist the main character; the hero of the story; plot is centered about her
Antagonist opponent of the protagonist; the bad guy
Dynamic Character changes over the course of a story; the change is permanent
Static Character remains the same; the events of the story do not change the character's outlook or opinions
Point of View the mode of narration (the perspective) that an author uses to allow readers to "hear" and "see" what takes place in a story
Setting an environment or surrounding in which an event or story takes place
Theme the main idea, or underlying message, of a story that may be directly or indirectly stated
Plot events that make up a story; the pattern or sequence of events
Conflict a struggle between two opposing forces
Rising Action series of events that build up the conflict
Climax turning point of the story; the most interesting part
Falling Action the results of the events in the story; the events immediately following the climax
Resolution the conclusion of the conflict
Stanza a division of four or more lines having a fixed length, meter, or rhyming scheme
Rhyme Scheme the pattern of rhyme that comes at the end of each verse or line in poetry
Consonance repetitive sounds produced by consonants in a phrase or sentence
Metaphor an implied comparison of two unlike things (not using "like" or "as")
Tone attitude of the writer toward a subject or audience
Repetition words or phrases that are repeated to make an idea clearer or more memorable
Alliteration a number of words with the same first consonant sound occur together in a series
Assonance two or more words, close to one another repeat the same vowel sound, but start with different consonant sounds
Extended Metaphor a comparison between two unlike things that continues throughout a series of sentences in a paragraph, or lines in a poem
Created by: alli_ribb