"It was an earthworm...the biggest one i have ever seen"(55).
"Actually it looked a lot like where we lived. Vermont has a lot of steep valleys and mountains"(54).
This is imagery. It creates an image in the readers head. Obviously something cant physically chew at a person's stomach. Although most readers can make out that he was just scared and nervous and his stomach was in a whirl.
"A dark cape draped over his shoulder, he wore dark slacks and dark boots"(32).
This is symbolism. The worm symbolizes a virus in the computer. The worm was destroying the town that Ivan, the vampire, lived in. This is just like how if you have a virus in you computer, it destroys you software.
This is flashback. The character, Mike, connected his home town, Vermont, to the virtual world e was in. He described the setting of his home town to how he saw it in Transylvania.
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This is characterization. It is the explaining of an object. It could be anything from personality to looks. In the book, it describes the vampire Ivan and what he is wearing. Just the typical vampire.
The theme of this story is friendship. Ivan needed help from Haley and Mike and ended up all becoming really good friends. They all were working together to defeat the enemies. In the end they saved Ivan and even made new friends as a whole.