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Literary meaning

The exact meaning/sense, which is clearly stated or implied.

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Figurative meaning

Expressive, non literal use of language for special effects, usually though imagery/images.

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Denotation

The dictionary definition; the primary meaning of a word.

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Connotation

A secondary meaning suggested by a word in addition to its literal, denotive meaning.

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Suspense

Readers tension, as she or he is unsure of future events.

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Foreshadowing

The use of hints or clues to suggest future action.

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Flashback

Return to a past event.

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Personification

A figure of speech in which an animal, object, natural force or idea is given personality or described as if it were human; giving human qualities to inanimate things.

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Mood

The feeling and emotional quality, the atmosphere a piece of writing creats.

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Tone

The attitude the author has toward her/his topic of writing.

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Imagery

Using language to creat vivid, clear word "pictures" that appeal to the senses.