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The time and place of a story's events.

What is SETTING

100
A personal point of view or belief
What is OPINION
100
A struggle between two or more opposing forces
What is CONFLICT
100

A non-character who tells us the story

Who is a narrator

100

What type of figurative language is this: "I jumped as the slender branches reached down and brushed against my shoulder as I rode under the forest trees."

What is PERSONIFICATION

200
A comparison between two unlike things using the words LIKE or AS
What is SIMILE
200
A hint of what is to come in a literary work
What is FORESHADOWING
200

An exaggeration

What is hyperbole

200
The feeling that the author creates for the reader
What is MOOD
200
The underlying main idea of a literary work - usually very general so that we can all understand
What is THEME
300
The main character in a literary work; we generally "cheer" or "root" this person on
What is PROTAGONIST
300
A technique that keeps the reader guessing what will happen next
What is SUSPENSE
300
A piece of writing at the end of a story that sometimes gives "extra" information about the characters in the story
What is EPILOGUE
300
The author's attitude toward the subject of a work
What is TONE
300
A comparison between two unlike things WITHOUT using the words LIKE or AS
What is METAPHOR
400
The manner in which an author develops characters and their personalities
What is CHARACTERIZATION
400

Language that represents one thing in terms of something dissimilar  (examples = similies, metaphors, analogies, idioms, etc...) 

What is FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE

400

repetition of the initial consonant sounds of words "Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers"

What is Alliteration

400

When an author uses standardized ideas about characters or settings based on people's preconceived ideas about them

What is STEREOTYPE

400

The introduction to a book; it often gives background information about the book

What is PROLOGUE

500

The part of a literary work that happens after the climax or most dramatic part of the plot

What is FALLING ACTION

500
Figure of speech in which non-human things are given human characteristics
What is PERSONIFICATION
500
The sequence of events in a literary work
What is PLOT
500

The use of a word whose sound imitates its meaning

(buzz, zip, crack)

What is ONOMATOPOEIA

500
End of a literary work when loose ends are tied up and questions are answered
What is RESOLUTION/DENOUEMENT
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