Glossary of Literary Elements 2
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- Something (an object or color, for example) that an author uses to represent an idea in a story is called a
- why characters behave in a certain way.
- the problems or the things the character must deal with as she or he tries to solve the conflict.
- From whose "eyes" the story being told is known as
- Point of View
- general feeling or mood in a work of literature can be referred to as
- A description that compares one thing to another, using words like or as is called
- occurs at the end of the story
- Major struggle between characters or between opposing forces (either internal or external)
- is the exciting point in the story where the main character or characters face and made a huge decision. Hint: the point where the conflict will finally be settled.
- language that appeals to the senses.
- The person or animal in a work of literature is called
- is the series of related events that make up the story
- The time, place, and atmosphere in which a story's events occur is call the
- the big idea that a story conveys about life
- word of phrase that draws a comparison between two things. It does not use words like or as.
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