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Point of view

Refers to the method of narration used in a short story

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Narrator

The narrator of a story is the character or voice that relates the story's events to the reader

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Autobiography

An autobiography is a writers account of his or her own life

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Character traits

They develop and change over time

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Motivations

Or reasons for their behaviors

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First person point of view

The narrator is a character in the story

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Purpose

The reason or reasons an airy her wrights

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Characterization

The way a writer creates and develops characters personalities

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Etymology

A Words history or origin

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Third person limited point of view

The narrator tells what only one Character thinks, feels, and observes

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Third person omniscient narrator

Or all knowing point point of view as in the narrator sees into the minds of all the characters

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Static character

Is one who remains the same throughout a story

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Round characters

Is one who complex and highly developed

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Flat character

Who is not highly developed

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Dynamic character

Is one who changes throughout the story

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Genre

Work of literature

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Generalization

Is a broad statement about a class or category of people

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Speaker

the speaker is the voice that talks to the reader

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Main idea

A main idea or controlling idea is the most important idea or impression about a topic that a writer or speaker conveys