Literary Terms List

Literary Terms


Allegory:


Alliteration:


Allusion:


Anachronism:


Analogy:


Antagonist:


Anthropomorphism:


Antonym:


Biography:


Character change:


Cliché:


Climax:


Conflict:


Deus ex machina:


Diction:


Dystopia:


Exposition:


Falling action:


Fiction:


Figurative Language:


Foreshadowing:


Genre:


Hyperbole:


Imagery:


Irony:


Juxtaposition:


Linguistics:


Literal language:


Metaphor:


Narrator:


Non-fiction:


Onomatopoeia:


Oxymoron:


Personification:


Point-of-view :


Plot:


Rising action:


Setting:


Simile:


Symbol:


Theme:


Tone:


Utopia:


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