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Lit Terms- Define

These literary terms are used to analyze, interpret, and discuss literature.

when the opposite of what you expect happens Irony
a word or phrase that replaces a more offensive or disturbing word or phrase Euphemism
the way an author chooses to tell a story Point of View
the narrator is a character in the story and uses words such as "I, me, or my" 1st person point of view
the narrator is NOT a character in the story and follows only the main character 3rd person limited point of view
the narrator is NOT a character in the story and follows multiple characters 3rd person omniscient point of view
when the author hints or suggests something that will happen later in the story foreshadow
the group a story is placed in based on common elements genre
the time and place a story occurs setting
the main character in a story protagonist
the character that is against the main character antagonist
the way an author organizes fiction stories plot
the events in a story that focus on the conflict rising action
the part of a story where you are introduced to the characters and setting exposition
the turning point where the focus shifts from the problem to carrying out the solution climax
the events in a story that focus on carrying out the decided solution falling action
the conclusion where the problem is sovled or deamed unsolvable resolution
the problem conflict
the character(s) main problem is with another character character vs. character
the main problem of the story is based around the character and force of nature character vs. nature
the main character has a problem with the rules of where they live character vs. society
the main character is struggling internally with themselves character vs. self
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