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Argument

A logical way of presenting a belief, conclusion, or stance; supported with reasoning and evidence.

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Antagonist

A character/force of conflict with main character or protagonist

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Protagonist

The main character in a story

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Author's Style

Every feature of a writer's use of language; an author's typical way of writing

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Character

Person or an animal that takes part in the action of the literary work

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Round Character

Fully developed; exhibits many traits; often shows faults and virtues

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Flat Character

One-sided and often stereotypical

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Dynamic Character

Changes or grows during the course of work

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Static Character

One who does change

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Conflict

A struggle between opposing forces; important because it causes the action

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External Conflict

A struggle against an outside force

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Internal Conflict

A struggle within the mind of a character or struggle to make a decision, take an action, or overcome a feeling

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Empathy

Understanding and entering into another's feelings

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Enhance

To increase or improve in value, quality, desirability, or attractiveness

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Intuitive

Spontaneously deprived from or prompted by natural tendency

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Reverence

Feeling of profound respect for someone or something

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Spontaneous

Said or done with having been planned or written in advance

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Submissive

Inclined or willing to submit to orders or wishes of others or showing such inclination

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Substantiate

Establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts

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Tenacious

Stubbornly unyielding

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Vindicate

Show to be right by providing justification and proof

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Anecdote

A brief story about an interesting, amusing, or strange event.