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Theme is exposed directly

Explicit theme

1

One who narrates, or tells, a story

Narrator

2

Vantage point from where the story is told

Point of view

3

Fact or idea stated directly

Literal language

4

Reasons or proof in a thesis statement

Criterion

5

A divine manifestation

Epiphany

6

States three main ideas of an introduction of a paper

Thesis

7

Literal or "dictionary" meaning of a word

Denotation

8

Literary compositions in the form of a conversation between two people

Dialogue

9

Emotion or association that a word or phrase may arouse

Connotation

11

Comparison of two dissimilar things through the words like, as, then, or resembles

Simile

11

An approval based on careful analytical evaluation

Critical analysis

12

Comparison between 2 unlike things with the intent of giving added meaning to one of them

Metaphor

13

Theme must be dug out and though about

Implicit theme

14

Representation of the speech patterns of a particular region or social area

Dialect

15

Language that is not intended to be interpreted in a literal sense

Figurative language