Figurative language
Story Elements
Literary Devices
Misc. Terms
Plot Diagram
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?
100

This is where the story reaches its highest point

Climax

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?
200

This is where the setting, time, conflict, etc are introduced.

Exposition

300
Applies human characteristics to non-human things.
What is personification?
300

Time, place, duration 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?
300

A story always needs falling action. True or false? 

False

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?
400

What is the end of the story called?

The resolution

500
The car dared me to drive faster.
What is personification?
500
Honesty is the best policy.
What is a theme?
500
When he looked at the Statue of Liberty, he knew all would be okay. This is an example of what?
What is symbolism?
500
This is prefixes and suffixes together.
What are affixes?
500

Name the plot diagram sections in order.

Exposition, rising action, climax, falling action

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