a story in which people, things, and actions represent an idea or generalization about life; they often have a strong moral or lesson
allegory
a literary reference to a familiar person, place, thing, or event
allusion
a comparison of two or more similar objects, suggesting that if they are alike in certain respects, they will probably be alike in other ways as well
analogy
Literature in which human errors or problems appear funny – these stories end on a happy note
comedy
The set of acts or circumstances surrounding an event or a situation in a piece of literature
content
A sudden perception (moment of understanding) that causes a character to change or act in a certain way
epiphany
Giving hints or clues of what is to come later in a story
foreshadowing
Refers to a category or type of literature based on its style, form and content; the mystery novel is a literary one of these
genre
The use of words to create a certain picture in the readers mind; imagery is usually based on sensory details
imagery
Using a work or phrase to mean the exact opposite of its literal or normal meaning; there are three kinds
irony
An exaggerated form of drama (as in television soap operas) characterized by heavy use of romance, suspense, and emotion
melodrama
Writing based on the writer’s memory of a particular time, place, or incident
memoir
The feeling a text arouses in the reader
mood
A lengthy fictional story with a plot that is revealed by the speech, action and thought of the characters
novel
A prose work longer than the standard short story, but shorter and less complex than a full- length novel
novella
The vantage point from which the story is told
pointofview
applies to the name a writer uses in place of his or her given name
pseudonym
The use of praise to mock someone or something, as in “She’s a real winner.”
sarcasm
How the author uses words, phrases, and sentences to form his or her ideas
style

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