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Identifying Plot
- the action or sequence of events in a story. It is usually a series of related incidents that build upon one another as the story develops.
FIVE BASIC ELEMENTS OF PLOT
exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, and resolution
Finding Imagery
the use of words to create a certain picture in the reader’s mind; usually based on sensory details
Ways to Develop a Character
a. direct description of appearance
b. direct description of actions
c. direct description of character
d. description of reactions and speech of other characters
e. use of internal monologue {thoughts and feelings}
Mystery Novel
A protagonist, mystery {quest}, red herrings, clues, murderer {cause}, turning point.
Expectations for Mystery Novel
A protagonist, puzzle element, logical solution, surprise turning point, cliffhangers, false leads and red herrings, and points of conflict {sets protagonist on the quest} and danger.