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Short Story Terms II

Vocabulary Language Arts

round character a character that is complex and multidimensional.
flat character a character with only one outstanding trait or feature.
characterization the method an author uses to crate the appearance and peronality of imaginary characters in a piece of fiction. 1.Appearance 2.Speech 3.What others say 4.Actions
foreshadowing the technique of giving clues to coming events in a narrative.
personification a figure of speech in which human qualities are attributed to animals, inanimate objects or ideas (happy house).
symbol a concrete thing used to suggest something larger and more abstract.
mood the feeling or atmosphere the writer creates for a reader; a reflection of an author's. attitude toward a subject or theme.
style a author's distinctive manner of expression.
persona a voice or character representing the speaker in written works.
dialogue conversation between two ro more characters.
idiom a phrase that has a meaning that is commonly understood by speakers of a language, but it is different from the normal meaning of the words.
generalization to draw a conclusion.
irony the recognition of the difference between reality and appearance.
dramatic irony words or actions are understood by the audience but not by characters.
verbal irony difference between what is said and what is actually meant.
situational irony the difference between what is intended or expected and what actually occurs.
Created by: sandychristian