Elements of Novels

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Definition

a book length, fictional narrative in prose, typically having a plot that unfolds through th actions, speech and thought of the characters

novel

A figure of speech in which an animal, object, force of nature, or idea is given human qualities/ characteristics. Giving life to inanimate objects.

Personifictation

a figure of speech in which great exageration is used for emphasis, or humerous effect.

Hyperbole

A figure of speech that compares or equates two or more things that have something in common and do not use like or as.

Metaphor

A figure of speech using like or as to compare seemingly, unlike things.

Simile

A literary device in which an earlier episode, conversation, or event is inserted into the chronilogial sequence of a narative.

Flashback

a person or force in society or nature that apposes the protagonist or central character in a literary work.

antagonist

a reference in a work of literature to a character, place, or situation from another work of literature, art, music, history, Bible, and Mythology.

Allusion

A reflection of a writer's or speaker's attitude toward a subject of a poem, story, or other literary work.

Tone

a relationship between narrator and the story.

Point of View

An author's use of CLUES that HINT at events that will occur LATER in a plot.

Foreshadowing

An object, person, place, or experience that represent something else. (concrete)

Symbol

emotional hight point and intersest and suspense

climax

final outcome revealed

resolution

introtocharacters, conflict+ setting

Exposition

says one thing means another

verbal irony

sequence of events in a literary work..

plot

Situational irony exists when the actual outcome of an event is the opposite of what is expected.

Situational Irony

the central character in a literary work around who the main conflict revolves.

protagonist

The feeling or atmoshpere that an author creates IN a literary work.

Mood