La terms

stephanieyw's version from 2018-09-21 10:57


Question Answer
settingthe time and place the story is set in
plota series of events the construct a story
Characterizationprocess by which the writer reveals the personality of a character.
Direct characterizationtelling the personality and qualities of a character
In direct characterizationshowing
symbolusing an object or action that means something more than its literal meaning.
themethe underlying message; stated or implied
foreshadowhints of how the story will play out in the future
allusionan indirect and usually brief reference to a person, place, or event
moodFeeling or atmosphere that a writer creates for the reader
tonean attitude of a writer toward a subject or an audience
hyperbolean extreme exageration to create an intended effect
imageryan author creates a vivid image by appealing to the 5 senses
personificationgiving inanimate objects human traits
similecomparing 2 or more things using like or as
metaphorcomparing 2 or more things without using like or as
anagonistperson, force, or idea that works against protagonist
onomatopiasound words that represent sounds