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Foil
a minor character whose qualities are opposite from the main character's qualities. Therefore, the main character's qualities are more apparent. Example: Max Baxter and Grandma Hutto
Paraphrase
A summary or bottom line of a literary work
Theme
Central meaning or universal idea in a story. (The same theme can apply to many books=coming of age, family values, loneliness.)
Point ofView
1st person (I walked into the room. ) 2nd person (You waled into the room.)
3rd person (She walked into the room.)
Shades of gray
Not everything that happens in a situation or a person's personality is all good or all bad.
Foil
a minor character whose qualities are opposite from the main character's qualities. Therefore, the main character's qualities are more apparent. Example: Max Baxter and Grandma Hutto
Paraphrase
A summary or bottom line of a literary work
Theme
Central meaning or universal idea in a story. (The same theme can apply to many books=coming of age, family values, loneliness.)
Point of View
1st person (I walked into the room. ) 2nd person (You waled into the room.)
3rd person (She walked into the room.)
Shades of gray
Not everything that happens in a situation or a person's personality is all good or all bad.
Eternal Triangle
Conflict between 2 men, 1 woman or 2 woman, 1 man (love triangle)- there's ALWAYS conflict with an eternal triangle
Resolution
A solution to the conflict- the part of the story's plot when the problem of the story is resolved or worked out.
Conflict
A struggle that takes place between two opposing forces
Inference
A conclusion that is based on facts (The sky is dark, the wind is blowing harder: it is going to storm.)
Climax
A point of great intensity in the story; something big happens and things can never be the same again.
Red Herring
A false hint to mislead the reader.