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Figurative Language

The use of language authors use that is not meant to be taken literally.

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Personification

Giving inanimate objects human like qualities.

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Simile

Comparing two unlike things using like or as

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Metaphor

Comparing two unlike things without using like or as

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Onomatopoeia

Sound words (BAM)

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Hyperbole

An extreme exaggeration

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Imagery

The use of language that creates images in the reader's mind

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Adjectives

Describes a noun

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Adverb

Describes a verb

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Descriptive language

Calls upon the 5 senses to create a description of a subject

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Protagonist

The main or central character of a story

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Antagonist

They pose/create the challenge to the protagonist

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Foil

Provides the contrast to the protagonist

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Types of conflict

Man vs man....Man vs. God...Man vs. Technology

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Internal conflict

The character's thoughts, feelings, and emotional conflict.

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External conflict

Problems created by the outside world (outside the protagonist) (Man vs. Man)

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Static character

A character that does not change their actions

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Dynamic character

A character that changes their actions

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Round character

A character that changes their emotions

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Flat character

A character that does not change their emotion

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1st person point of view

"I, we, me, us..."

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2nd person point of view

"You."

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3rd person point of view

People's names, them, they, he, she,

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Limited point of view

Only knowing one character's thoughts and feelings

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Omniscient point of view

Knowing all the character's thoughts and feelings

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Objective point of view

Knowing none of the character's thoughts and feelings

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Author's purpose

To inform, persuade, and entertain