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2 Repetitive sounds Alliteration

3 The author's reason for creating a particular work Author's Purpose

4 A form of nonfiction in which a person tells the story of his or her own life Autobiography

5 The story of a person's life written by someone else Biography

6 The techniques writers use to create and develop characters Characterization

7 A device in which an episode or chapter ends at a moment of suspense Cliffhanger

8 A struggle between opposing forces Conflict

9 Words that characters speak out loud Dialogue

10 A literary form involving parts written for actors to perform Drama

11 A brief story that teaches a lesson Fable

12 Literature that contains at least one fantastic or unreal element Fantasy

13 A prose writing that tells an imaginary story Fiction

14 Fresh and original descriptions that, while not literally true, help the reader picture ordinary things in new ways. Figurative Language

15 A story passed from one generation to the next Folktale

16 When a writer provides hints that suggest future events in a story Foreshadowing

17 A type or category of literature Genre

18 A story that is written to portray a time period or convey information about a specific time period Historical Fiction

19 Extreme exaggeration not meant to be taken literally Hyperbole

20 Text that is written by authors to inform, to explain, to describe, to present information, or to persuade Informational Text

21 Words or phrases that appeal to a reader's senses Imagery

22 A story, usually based on historical fact, handed down from the past about a specific person Legend

23 A comparison of two things that have some quality in common not containing the word like or as, it says one thing is another thing. Metaphor

24 A story in which the reader is challenged to solve a puzzle Mystery

25 A traditional story, usually of unknown authorship, that deals with the basic questions of the universe. Myth

26 Writing that tells about real people, places, and events Non-fiction

27 Use of words whose sound suggests their meaning ex. Buzz Onomatopoeia

28 The giving of human qualities to an animal, object, or idea Personification

29 The sequence of related events that make up a story Plot

30 A type of literature in which ideas, images, and feelings are expressed in few words Poetry

31 The perspective from which a story is told, usually first or third person Point of View

32 A story that has events that did not really happen but could have happened Realistic Fiction

33 A story that is based on real or possible scientific developments Science Fiction

34 The time and place where a story happens Setting

35 A comparison of two things that have some quality in common containing the word like or as Simile

36 Using a person, a place, an object, or an action to stand for something beyond itself Symbolism

37 The message about life or human nature that is conveyed by a literary work Theme


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