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100
This refers to the time and place of the story.
What is setting?
100
The pattern of events in a story, also known as a storyline.
What is plot?
100
The forces of action in the story. There are major, minor, antagonists and protagonists.
What are characters?
100
The part of the story where the problem is solved.
What is resolution?
100

The turning point in a story.

What is climax?

-200 To WHOEVER you Choose!

200
The struggle between opposing forces.
What is conflict?
200

The falling action (comes after...)

What is the climax?

200

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200

The repetition of consonant sounds within close proximity, usually in consecutive words within the same sentence or line.

What is alliteration?

DOUBLE JEOPARDY!!

200

Where characters speak to one another.

What is dialogue?

+50

300

A direct relationship where one thing is said to be another.

What is metaphor?

PASS YOUR POINTS

300

When the author provides details and events of the story out of chronological order.

What is flashforward or flashback?

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300

An exaggeration.

What is hyperbole?
+50

300

Hints and clues about what is to come later in the work.

What is foreshadowing?


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300

Theme

What is the big idea/message?

400
Any use of language where the intended meaning differs from the actual literal meaning of the words themselves.
What is figurative language?
400
Mental pictures that are created by figures of speech or descriptive language.
What is imagery?
400

An indirect relationship where one thing or idea is described as being similar to another using the words "like" or "as"

What is simile?

400

When something different or opposite of what is expected happens.

What is irony?

400

Example: Pop! Boom! Bang!

What is onomatopoeia?

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500

Where inanimate objects or abstract concepts are endowed with human qualities.

What is personification?

TRIPLE JEOPARDY!!!!

500

Where a situation is created which cannot possibly exist, because different elements of it cancel each other out.

What is paradox?

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500

The atmosphere or emotional condition created by the story.

What is mood?

500

A literary device in which the author maintains the audience's attention through the buildup of events.

What is suspense?

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500
A type of story where every aspect of the story is representative of something else.
What is allegory?
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