Literary Terms that IB Kids Should Know

Can you name the Literary Terms that IB Kids Should Know?

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a person or force which opposes the protagonist in a literary work
the repetition of initial sounds in neighboring words
the repetition of vowel sounds within neighboring woods
a brief reference to a famous person, event, or place from history
the method used by a writer to develop a character
a pause or break, usually in a line of poetry
the struggle found in fiction; internal or external
an authors choice of words
a conversation between characters
the presentation of essential information regarding what has occured prior to the begining of the story
the use of hints or clues to suggest what will happen later in literature
a character that contrasts the main character in order to highlight certain qualities of that main character
to show an event that happened at an earlier time
series of events which takes place after the climax
exaggeration or overstatement
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language that evokes one or all of the five senses
an implied discrepancy between what is said and what is meant
the close placement of contradictory ideas images, themes, etc for comparison or contrast purposes
a recurrent element in artistic or literary work
the comparison of two unlike things
the emotional attitude the author takes towards his subject
a word the imitates a sound
putting two contradictory words together
giving human qualities to animals or objects
setting, exposition, and characters
3rd, 1st, 1st omniscient, or limited omniscient
hero or main character
a pattern of words that contain similar sounds
ending of the story and the solution
using a part to represent a whole

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