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Litertary terms

terms for LA Lab

setting is the place where it takes place. Time, Location where the story takes place
personification giving human characterists to non human things like pigs talking
first person Point of View how the person sees the story He, she, it, they, us, our
foreshadowing clue to predict the furture
dynamic character char. that undergoes change
allusion reference to lit, historical, event, people, place, etc.
theme the moral of the story author wishes to express
conflict a fight between to people struggle, problem internal external
climax turning point high point most intense
plot the story that is told
characteriztion the development of a character
metaphor comparision without using like or as
simile using like or as comparision
dramatic irony something that is know by the people but not by the characters
omniscient all-knowing
static character a character that does not change
style the way the story is written
symbol represents something else
irony what is said in not what is meant
nemesis rival or opponent what is difficult to overcome
protagonist the good guys
antagonist bad guys
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