Literary Terms

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Comics

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Literary Terms

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Comics

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series of images that tells a story

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Symbols

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marks or characters used as a conventional representation of an object, function, or process

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Direct characterization

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(the author) telling the audience what a character is like

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Mood

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the emotional response that the writer wishes to evoke in the reader through a story

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Imagery 

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visually descriptive or figurative language

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Tone

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the general character or attitude of writing

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Point of View

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the narrator's position in relation to a story being told

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Allusion

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an expression designed to call something to mind without mentioning it explicitly

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Exposition

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the first part of the plot sequence in a story

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Motif

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a distinctive feature or dominant idea

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Climax

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the most exciting and important part of a story

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Indirect characterization

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(the author) showing the audience what kind of person a character is through the character’s thoughts, words, and deeds

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Foreshadowing 

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a warning or indication of a future event

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Rising action

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starts with an inciting incident at the end of the exposition and ends at the climax

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Plot

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an interrelated sequence of events in a story

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Episodic (Plot)

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containing or consisting of a series of loosely connected parts or events

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Diction

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the choice and use of words and phrases in speech or writing

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Falling action

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what happens near the end of a story after the climax and resolution of the major conflict

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Denouement

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the final part of a story in which the strands of the plot are drawn together and matters are explained or resolved

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