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Character
A person in a story or prose writing
Non-fiction
A prose writing from the writer's imagination
Fiction
A writing that is real
Character:
Flat
Round
Flat- one or two traits
Round- human like, many traits, real
Falling Action
Wrapping up of loose ends
Drama
A prose writing written to be acted out in front of an audience.
Point of View
p.o.v.- direction from which the writer tells the story
Omnicient
narrorator knows everything and plays no part in story
Third Person
Narrorator uses "he, she" plays no part in storys
First Person
Narrorator plays part in story, "I"
Climax
Key scene of a story; Conflict resolved
Exposition
Intro to:
1. Characters
2. Setting
3. Conflict ***
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Conflict
Struggle
Internal Conflict
Conflict with self
External Conflict
Conflict with an outside force, character, or nature.
Point of View
Vantage point from which the writer tells the story.
Omnicient Point of View
Person telling the stor knows everything.
First Person
A character tells the story, "I"
Third Person
Narroator has no part in the story
Character
Person in a story, poem or play
Static Character
Character that doesn't change.
Dynamic Character
Changes as a result of events.
Flat Character
One or two traits
Round Character
Has many traits.
Irony
Opposite of what you'd expect.
Verbal Irony
Writer says one thing, but means another
Situational Irony
Occurs when there's a contrast between what would seem appropriate and what really happens.
Characterization
The way we get to know a character.
Setting
Time and Place
Fiction
Prose writing from the imagionation.
Plot
Series of Events
Short Story
Short, fictional prose writing.
Resolution (denouement)
When the conflict is sloved.
Non-fiction
Prose Writing that deals with real people and events.
Plotline
Graphic representation of the story.
Poetry
Type of rythimic compressed language that uses figures of speech and imagery.
Novel
A long fictional story, 100-500 pages long and uses the element of storytelling.
Theme
Central idea of a work of literature or an observation.
Drama
Story that is written to be acted out for an audience.
Antagonist
Villian that can be a human or an obstacle.
Rising Action
When the main character takes action to resolve conflict, but runs into other conflict along the way.
Protagonist
Person who drives the action (hero).
Foreshadowing
Hint of things to come.