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Style

Stylistic techniques to attract the reader

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Antithesis

The use of contrast, or opposition, for effect.- contains a balanced contrast of ideas

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Chronological order

In chronological order- the events happen one after another and are not told in a mixed up way

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Dialect

The style of speaking used by a particular character-influenced by where a character is from (accent)

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Diction

An authors choice and arrangement of words in a literary work.

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Direct presentation

Writers who provide info directly to their readers- specific information about the character

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Epiphany

The sudden realization-very critical- life changing moment

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Indirect presentation

Inform the readers about the character- specific info is shown rather than told

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Irony types

-verbal irony
-situational irony
-dramatic irony

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Verbal irony

Occurs when the opposite of what is said is actually meant

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Situational irony

Occurs when an event occurs that is the opposite of what was expected by the character and/or reader

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Dramatic irony

The character says something, but the audience/ reader knows more than the character does about other characters or events.

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Narration

Something that is narrated- actually telling the story via the process of narrating

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Narrator

The teller if the story or the person speaking in the story

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Paradox

A statement, person, or situation that seems to be contradictory or opposed to common sense- pairing of non matching ideas- used to provoke insight

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Satire

The mocking or scorning or an individual, an institution, or society as a whole

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Sarcasm

When a character uses verbal irony to express bitter or angry feelings about something

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Stream-of-consciousness

A characters thoughts or perceptions are presented in random form- no conventional order

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Symbol

Has two levels of meaning- literal and figurative