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implied or indirect reference/referring

Allusion

1

third person tells directly about the character

direct characterization

2

told something about the characters

indirect characterization

3

the variety of language, way of saying things

dialect

4

numerous way of explaining something

pun

5

main idea of a story

theme

6

the voice of the story

tone

7

the arrangements of events In a story

plot

8

fiction

real

9

the begging ins of a story, you learn the characters and settings

exposition

10

a problem

conflict

11

more conflict or intensity

rising action

12

turning point, moment of highest tension

climax

13

falling action

denoumement

14

character with one trait

flat character

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character with many traits

round character

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a character with little or no change

static character

17

a character with a huge change

dynamic character

18

using descriptive words to create an image in the readers mind

imagery

19

reversal of expectations

irony or situational irony

20

when the audience knows something that the characters do not

dramatic irony

21

when someone says something, but means the opposite, not sarcasm.

verbal irony

22

point of view were the narrator says the story from their point of view

first person

23

point of view were the narrator is not in the story, they are telling it

Third limited

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narrator conveys inner thoughts of a character while staying in third person

Omniscient

25

main character, can be good or bad

protagonist

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goes against protagonist, can be good or bad

antagonist

27

overused expression

cliché