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Ogden Poetic/Literature terms

Terms

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simile
comparison using "like" or "as" (ex. soft as silk)
Foreshadowing
hint of what might happen
metaphor
implied comparison (ex. he's a pig)
Theme
the author's universal message
protagonist
Main character
assonance
repetition of vowel sounds (ex. slowly snowing)
Antagonist
evil person
third person
using words like "he/she"
first person
using words like "I"
Climax
turning point
repetition
repeating a word or phrase for effect (ex. the ice cube was cold, cold, cold)
alliteration
repetition of initial consonant sound (ex. happy hippo)
personification
giving an inanimate object human characteristics (ex. the flower smiled)
second person
using words like "you"
resolution
conflict resolved

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