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Literature Glosary


|Action |the process or state of acting or of being active |
|Hyperbole |Ahuge exaggeration |
|Metaphor |Form of analogy or comparison where the author finds and expressessimilarity between dissimilar |
| |things. |
|Personification|is a special kind of metaphor in which a nonhuman thing is talked about as if it was human ( given |
| |human characteristics ).|
|Protagonist |The main character of a novel, play, or story |
|Shortstory |A short story is a work of fiction that is usually written in prose, often in narrative format. |
|Science fiction |A form of fantasy in which scientificfacts, assumptions, or hypotheses form the basis, by logical |
| |extrapolation, of adventures in the future, on other planets in other dimensions in time or space, or|
| |under new variants of scientific law. |
|Climax |This is the turning pointof the story. Usually the main character comes face to face with a conflict. |
| |The main character will change in some way.|
|Genres |A kind of style usually art or literature. Some literary genres are mysteries, westerns, and romances.|
|Structure |the...
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