This is the teller of the story.
Narrator
This is a comparison of two unlike items that uses "like" or "as."
Simile
This is the restatement of a written work that keeps the basic meaning of the original.
paraphrase
This is a work of literature, especially a play, that results in catastrophe for the main character.
tragedy
This is an exaggeration or overstatement.
hyperbole
This is an arrangement of words in verse. It sometimes rhymes and expresses facts, emotions, or ideas in a more imaginative style than ordinary writing.
poem
This is when an object or abstract idea is given human qualities.
personification
This is a device where objects represent bigger, more significant ideas.
symbolism
This is the point of view where one of the characters narrates the story.
firstperson
These are images to help the reader see, hear, or feel things. These are details that appeal to the senses.
imagery
This is an indirect reference to a familiar person, place, or event.
allusion
This is a form of language that is characteristic of a particular place or group of people.
dialect
This is writing that uses humor to ridicule or criticize individuals, ideas, or institutions in hopes of improving them.
satire
This is a point of view where the author uses pronouns like "he" and "she" in telling the story.
thirdperson
This is the main idea or lesson of a work.
theme
This is the part of the plot where the conflict ends.
resolution
This is a device that is used to share previous events that occurred before the story.
flashback
This is a comparison of two unlike things that does not use "like" or "as."
metaphor
This is a method of relating how two or more elements are similar.
compare
This is a method of relating how two or more elements are different.
contrast
This is the time or place in which a story unfolds.
setting
This is a device used in literature that creates an expectation of later developments in the plot.
foreshadowing
This is a brief comment delivered by an actor, which expresses the character's thoughts. It is not heard by other characters.
aside
This is the main problem in a literary work.
conflict

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