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  1. Allegory
    a.     A narrative usually restricted to a single meaning or general truth, in which characters, places, things, and events that often function as SYMBOLS of the concepts of ideas.
  2. 1.     ANALYSIS: 
    Prosess as a method of syudying the nature of something or of determining its essential features and their relations:the gramatiacal analysis
  3. ANTAGONIST:
    1.     The character in a short story or play who is a real imagined opposition to the PROTAGONIST.
  4. CHARACTER:
    1.     Any person who plays a part in a narrative. Characters may be FLAT –simple and one-dimensional, or STATIC unsurprising and unchanging; or round – complex, fully described in detail, or dynamic – often contradictory and changing in some wayduring the story. The main character can usually be named the PROTAGONIST.
  5. CHARACTERIZATION
    1.     the creation and convincing representation of fictitious characters 
  6. CLIMAX
    the turning point or point of the highest interest in a narrative; the point at which the most important part of the action takes place and the final outcome or resolution of the plot becomes inevitable
  7. CONCISION:
    1.     quality, brevity, terseness –brief - 
  8. CONFLICT: 
    1.     to come into collision or disagreement, be contradictory, at variance, or in opposition; clash, - to fight or contend; do battle.
  9. DIALECT
    1.     A type of non-standard English spoken by people from particular geographical region, economic group, or social class 

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