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Period 5 Flashcards

Denotation dictionary meaning of a word
Plot the sequence of events
antagonist a character with conflict with the protagonist
connotation ideas associated with a word
conflict the struggle between two forces
3rd person omniscent narrator knowing thoughts of 2+ characters
suspense growing interest and excitement readers experience while waiting for the climax or resolution
style a certain way an author uses language
personfication giving a non human object human like qualities
flashback when an earlier episode is inserted into the present
theme the universal truth
oxymoron a figure of speech using contradictory words
point of view the perspective in a stories
mood the feeling created by the reader
foreshadowing clues or hints to future events
setting the time and place if the story
tone a reflection of the speakers attitude
figure of speech used for descriptive affect
metaphor comparing two close things without using like or as
simile comparing two things using like or as
3rd person limited knowing the thoughts of only one character
protagonist main character
alliteration the repetition of sounds at the beginning of the words
first person told by a character who uses the pronoun "I"
resolution the outcome of the conflict
character person or animal in a story
climax the turning point
figures of speech used for descriptive effect
rising acton occurs right after the conflict is introduced
imagery words or phrases that appeal to the five senses
exposition the introduction of a story
falling action follows the climax
Created by: xXBepquepXx



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