Figurative language
Story Elements
Literary Devices
Misc. Terms
100

Comparison using like or as

What is a simile?

100
A one sentence summary.
What is the main idea?
100
The use of concrete things to represent ideas.
What is symbolism?
100
This is added to the beginning of a word.
What is a prefix?
200

An intentionally exaggerated figure of speech.

What is a hyperbole?

200
A character who remains the same in the story.
What is a static character?
200
The giving of clues to hint at something still to come.
What is foreshadowing?
200
What a word suggests, not what it actually means.
What is connotation?
300
Applies human characteristics to non-human things.
What is personification?
300
Time, place, duaration of the story
What is the setting?
300
A return to an earlier time in a story to give prior information.
What is flashback?
300
The dictionary definition of a word.
What is denotation?
400
A comparison not using like or as.
What is a metaphor?
400
basic truth or moral of the story.
What is the theme?
400
The implication that the actual situation is quite different than that represented.
What is irony?
400
The main character in a story.
What is the protagonist?
500

The leaves danced across the lawn. What is this an example of? 

What is personification?

500

the main idea or underlying meaning a writer explores in a novel, short story, or other literary work

What is a theme?

500

This is the idea in literature that something can represent something else. For example, red represents anger. 

What is symbolism?

500
This is prefixes and suffixes together.
What are affixes?
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