Flashcards - NES ELA: Narrative Writing Strategies

Flashcards - NES ELA: Narrative Writing Strategies
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simile
A simile is a figure of speech that directly compares two things
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metaphor
A metaphor is a figure of speech that refers, for rhetorical effect, to one thing by mentioning another thing
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hyperbole
Hyperbole is the use of exaggeration as a rhetorical device or figure of speech
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first person
A first-person narrative is a story from the first-person perspective: the viewpoint of a character writing or speaking directly about themselves
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protagonist
A protagonist is the main character in any story, such as a literary work or drama
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plot
Plot refers to the sequence of events inside a story which affect other events through the principle of cause and effect
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characters
A character is the representation of a person in a narrative or dramatic work of art
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characters
A character is the representation of a person in a narrative or dramatic work of art
plot
Plot refers to the sequence of events inside a story which affect other events through the principle of cause and effect
protagonist
A protagonist is the main character in any story, such as a literary work or drama
first person
A first-person narrative is a story from the first-person perspective: the viewpoint of a character writing or speaking directly about themselves
hyperbole
Hyperbole is the use of exaggeration as a rhetorical device or figure of speech
metaphor
A metaphor is a figure of speech that refers, for rhetorical effect, to one thing by mentioning another thing
simile
A simile is a figure of speech that directly compares two things
noun
A noun is a word that functions as the name of some specific thing or set of things, such as living creatures, objects, places, actions, qualities, states of existence, or ideas
reflection
Reflection is the change in direction of a wavefront at an interface between two different media so that the wavefront returns into the medium from which it originated
narrative perspective
Narration is the use of a written or spoken commentary to convey a story to an audience
narrative hook
A narrative hook is a literary technique in the opening of a story that "hooks" the reader's attention so that he or she will keep on reading
antagonist
An antagonist is a character, group of characters, institution, or concept that stands in or represents opposition against which the protagonist must contend
flash-forward
A flashforward is a scene that temporarily takes the narrative forward in time from the current point of the story in literature, film, television and other media
dialogue
Dialogue is a written or spoken conversational exchange between two or more people, and a literary and theatrical form that depicts such an exchange

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