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literary terms 12/8

terms for language arts lab

when and where a story is taking place setting
giving human characteristics to a nonhuman object personification
tells a story out of 1 persons eyes and thought and no one else’s. 1st person point of view
giving hints throughout the story of upcoming events foreshadowing
a character who undergoes a permanent change in outlook or character during the story dynamic character
a reference to something allusion
moral of a story theme
an issue with one of the characters in the story conflict
highest point of a story climax
Also called storyline. The plan, scheme, or main story of a literary or dramatic work, as a play, novel, or short story plot
portrayal; description characterization
a comparison not using like or as metaphor
character who remains basically unchanged throughout a work Static Character
a particular kind, sort, or type, as with reference to form, appearance, or character Style
something used for or regarded as representing something else; a material object representing something, often something immaterial; emblem, token, or sign. Symbol
the use of words to convey a meaning that is the opposite of its literal meaning Irony
an opponent or rival whom a person cannot best or overcome. Nemesis
the leading character, hero, or heroine of a drama or other literary work. Protagonist
a person who is opposed to, struggles against, or competes with another; opponent; adversary. Antagonist
the rules or patterns so studied Syntax
change Modify
modifies noun or pronoun Adjective
the subject of the sentence Noun
the action of the sentence Verb
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