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narrative perspective

the stance from which the story is told

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first person

perspective in which a character is telling the story directly to the reader

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third perso omniscient

the "all knowing" perspective in which the narrator is able to look into the thoughts and feelings of the characters

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third person limited

perspective in which the narrator is limited to revealing the thoughts and feelings of only one character

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objective

perspective in which the narrator records events but does not comment upon them

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style

how the writer writes
the choice and arrangements of words that express the personality, ideas and intent of the narrator

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tone

the emotional attitude which the author takes toward their subject or theme

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diction

the writer's choice of words and phrases

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connotation

the suggestive power of a word

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denotation

the exact dictionary definition of a word

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pathos

a quality that evokes (in the reader) a feeling of pity, sympathy, tenderness, compassion or sorrow towards someone or something that is vulnerable or suffering

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irony

a reversal of meaning or expectation

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satire

the use of humour, irony, exaggeration or ridicule to expose and criticize people's stupidity or vices for the purpose of social improvement
a literary work that points out the difference between the ideal and the actual