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Short story vocabulary

Characterization

Definition : The process of revealing the personality of a character.


Example : Mr Gaspy how he's really rich but doesn't belong in the rich people society.

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Style

Definiton :

the particular way in which a writer uses language; created through diction (word choice) or figurative language.

Examples :A drop fell on the apple tree,

Another on the roof,

And made the gables laugh,

The breezes brought dejected lutes,

And bathed them in the glee;

And signed the fete away.

(Summer Shower by Emily Dickinson)

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Symbol

Definition :something that represents more than just itself

Example : In literature, symbolism can take many forms including: A figure of speech where an object, person, or situation has another meaning other than its literal meaning. The actions of a character, word, action, or event that have a deeper meaning in the context of the whole story.