Literary Terms (english)

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Literary Terms (english)
2012-05-31 17:50:31
Finals English

Literary Terms
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  1. Story Arc
    A story arc is an extended or continuing storyline in episodic storytelling media such as television, comic books, comic strips, boardgames, video games, and in some cases, films. On a television program, for example, the story would unfold over many episodes.
  2. Plot
    the events that make up a story
  3. Setting
    The time and locoation of a story.
  4. Theme
    The central topic, subject, or concept the author is trying to point out.
  5. Historical Context
    The political, social, cultural, and economic environment related to historical moments, events, and trends.
  6. Narration
    The action or process of giving a spoken or written account of a story.
  7. first person
    • I told.
    • I fought.
    • I knifed.
  8. second person
    • you told
    • you fought
    • you knifed
  9. third person
    • he told
    • she fought
    • they knifed
  10. Allegory
    A story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning.
  11. Fable
    An story that uses andimals to convey a moral
  12. Parable
    A simple story used to illustrate a moral or spiritual lesson.