Elements of Fiction and poetry

theme
The theme is the central point, or underlying meaning, of a story or book. ( Examples of themes include love of nature, the importance of cherishing life, or the inevitability of death. A theme is not always expressed directly, but it will be the guiding force behind the work.)

Plot
The plot is also called the story line. it is the sequence of events.

mood
The mood is the emotion or atmosphere of the story.

setting
The setting is when and where the story takes place.

Character
The characters are the people in the story.

tone
The tone of a novel or short storyreflects the the attitude or view point of the author towards the subject matter or story.

point of veiw
Point of view is the the perspective from wich a narrative is told

Form
The shape of a poem, arrangements of words on a page- elements of form include. lines, stanzas., free verse, etc

language
as in fiction, langue or word choice is crucial in poetry

Imagery
Poetry relies o heavily on imagery to describe objects, moods, or ideas.

hyperbole
a hyperbole is an exageration for the purpose of empisis.

metaphor
a metaphor compares two different things by describing one thing, as though it was the other thing. Metaphors do not use a word like or as.

simile
a comparison between two different things using words like or as.

symbolism
is the representation of ideas for things by other images or symbols.

Personification
the giving of human qualities to animals, ideas, or objects.

Onomatopoeia
words that sound like the things they name.

rhyme
words that have the same ending sound.

repetition
using a word more than once in the same or nearby sentence for effect or to make a point.

alliteration
repetition of initial consonant sounds.