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Literary terms for language arts lab

Climax high point of the story
Setting The surrounding or environment where a story is taking place.
personification giving human characteristics to none human things.
foreshadowing to show or indicate beforehand
Dynamic character a character who goes under a permanent change in outlook or character during the story.
Allusion a passing or casual reference.
Theme The moral of a story, author wishes to express
Conflict internal, external . a problem in life.
Simile A figure of speech in which two unlike things are explicitly compared.
Dramatic irony when something is very ironic
Omniscient complete or unlimited knowledge
Static Character A literary character who stays basically uncharged throughout a work.
Style A way the story is written.
Symbol Representing something else
Irony What is said is not what is meant
Protagonist the good guy
Antagonist The bad guy
Modify make less severe of harsh or extreme.
Syntax The grammatical of words in a sentence
noun person,place or thing
Adjective Pertaining to or functioning as an adjective.
Verb A word that represents an action or a state of being.
Metaphor a figure of speech in which a term or phrase is applied to something to which it is not literally applicable in order to suggest a resemblance.
Point of view a specified or stated manner of consideration or appraisal.
Nemesis something that a person cannot conquer.
Created by: rsmith11
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