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Dialogue

Conversation between two or more characters

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Flashback

A section in a text that is set before the events of the main story

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Future tense

A verb that describes something that will happen in the future

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Narrator

The person who tells the story

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Past tense

A verb that describes something that happened in the past

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Point of view

The way a character regards events or people

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Present tense

A verb that describes something that is happening now

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Sequence

The order in which things happen

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Setting

Where the events take place

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Structure

The organisation of the text

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Narrative

A written story or account

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Perspective

A particular view of something

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Narrative voice

The person telling the story from their point of view

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Structural feature

A feature that helps structure a text

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Emphasis

To share and understand somebody else's feelings

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Plot

The events in a story

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Narrow focus

The writer focusing in a specific(often small details)section of the text.

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Wider focus

Often deals with bigger details/setting etc

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Switch focus

When the writer changes there focus from one character to another or one setting to another from what a character is doing.

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Cyclical structure

Where a story ends in a similar way to how it begins this could be through the setting the action the characters and language choice

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Climax

The most exciting part of the story

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Anticlimax

Disappointing or not exciting

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Rising action

The tension of the story is building towards the climax

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Falling action

The atmosphere starts to fall away often come after climax

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Contrast

A clear difference between things

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First person perpective

The point of view of the character involved in the story

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Pace

The speed of which something happens

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Symbolism

The use of symbols to represent something

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Third person perspective

The point of view of someone not involved in the action of the story

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Dialogued

Reader is thrown in without description

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Description describes scene

Establish mood and atmosphere

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Character introduces a characters thoughts

Gives the reader someone to emphasise and imagine straightaway

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Mystery a intriguing event or question is set up

Pull the reader in making them read more

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Thematic statement indicates ideas or themes that are significant

Know the reader what details to follow

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Action a physical thing happening

Can create immediate danger and throws reader into event.