literature that is widely acknowledged as having outstanding or enduring qualities
a category of literature characterized by similarities in form, style, or subject matter.
a type of short story that features folklore or fantasy type characters.
fairy tale
a fictional story which often tells about science and technology of the future.
science fiction
is a fiction story that uses magic or other supernatural elements in the plot, theme, or setting.
an attitude a writer takes toward the subject of a work, the characters in it, or the audience, revealed through diction, figurative language, and organization.
the spoken or written account of a story
tells the who, what, when, where, and how.
popular stories that convey a moral or lesson employing animals that act like humans and live in a world of wonder and magic.
stories that teach a moral or lesson about life using animals with human characteristics
stories based on tradition or legend, which have deep symbolic meaning to convey a "truth"
a semi-true story that has been passed on from person to person, and has important meaning or symbolism for the culture in which it originates.
an exaggeration of an actual event.
tall tale
genre of literature in which vices, follies, abuses, and shortcomings are held up to ridicule.
a literary genre that deliberately exaggerates for comic effect.
a scene that interrupts the normal chronological sequence of events in a story to depict something that happened at an earlier time.
the expression of one's meaning by using language that normally signifies the opposite.
a figure of speech in which an object or animal is given human feelings, thoughts, or attitudes.
a vantage point from which the writer tells a story.
point of view
deliberately suggesting 2 or more different and sometimes conflicting meanings in a work.
comparison made between 2 things to show how they are alike.
opponent who struggles against or blocks the hero of the story.
is a word or phrase that has become lifeless because of overuse.
the struggle between opposing forces or characters in a story.
the use of hints and clues to suggest what will happen later in the plot.
an atmosphere created by a writers' diction and the details selected.
the series of related events in a story.
a fixed idea or conception of a character or idea which does not allow for any individuality.

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