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Flashcards in narrative elements Deck (11):
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character

a fictional person whose qualities are revealed through description, dialogue and sction

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protagonist

the chief character in a work on whom our interest centers

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antagonist

the significant opposing force with which the protagonist is involved in a conflict

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foil

a character whose attitude, behaviour and opinions compare and contrast with the protagonist

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setting

the place, time and social circumstance of an incident

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atmosphere

the prevailing feeling created in a story

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mood

feelings evoked in a reader

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allusion

a reference in a literary work to a person, place, thing, event in history or another work of literature

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archetype

"the original type", a basic pattern, character or concept common to people of different types and cultures

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analogy

a comparison of relationships in which an unfamiliar relationship between two things is compared to another relationship between two things

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genre

a type or kind of story with common characteristics