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Antagonist
charactor or forces that opposes protangonist in a conflict
atmosphere
overall mood or eeling of a work of literature
character
a person in literary work
characterazation
a writers development of characters
character traits
qualities that make yp the chracters personality
Chronology
the order of the sequence of events
Climax
point of greatest emotional intensity or suspence, in the short story, novel, or play
Conflict
the heart of the plot, the struggle between opposing forces
Direct Character
writers direct statements about a character
Dramatic Irony
when the audience knows thing the character doesnt
Dynamic Character
changed in some important way by the event in the story
Exposition
introduction of characters, setting, and situation at the beginning of story,novel, or play
External Conflict
Conflict where character struggles against an outside force
Falling Action
logical result of climax that leads to the resolution
Fiction
stories in which the world is recreated by the writer( two typed of fiction)
First-person point of view
point of view when story is narrarated by one of its characters
Flashback
scene in work of fiction in which is interrupted by a showing of events that happened at an earlier time.
Flat Character
only demonstrates one aspect of personality
Foil
character who provides a contrast to the protangonaist
Foreshadowing
writers use of hints or clues to suggest what will happend later in a work of fiction
Imagery
language that appeals to the senses
Indirect chracter
writers way of recealing a character indirectly, through physical descendent of what character thinks or what others think about the character
Inference
a guess you make based on imformation and past experiences
Internal Conflict
conflict that occurs within the chracter
Irony
a difference between expectation and reality
Narrative Hook
point in story which the author catches the readers attention byb presenting an interesting problem
Narrator
the person telling the story
Personifacation
figure of speech which object or animal is spokena bout
Plot
Sequence of events in story causing or leading to next exposition narrative hook, rising action, climax, resolution, falling action
Plot Twist
unexpected development or turn of events
Point of view
the vantage point from whcih a story is told
protagonist
main character in fiction
resolution
part of plot that concludes the falling action by revealing or suggesting the conclusion of the conflict
rising action
adds complication, to plots problem or situation
round character
a character who demonstrates several different aspects of personality
setting
the time and place of a story, play, or narrative poem
short story
short, ficitonal, prose narrative
situational irony
occurs when what happens is very different, then what we thought would happen
static character
whos personality and values remain unchanged
symbol
any object,person,place or experience that means more than what it is or stands for something else
theme
main idea of a story, poem, novel or play
third-person point of view
sotry narrated by an unidentified voice outside the story
Tone
attitude taken by the author or speaker toward the subject of a work
Point of view
the vantage point from whcih a story is told
protagonist
main character in fiction
resolution
part of plot that concludes the falling action by revealing or suggesting the conclusion of the conflict
rising action
adds complication, to plots problem or situation
round character
a character who demonstrates several different aspects of personality
setting
the time and place of a story, play, or narrative poem
ficitonal, prose narrative
short, ficitonal, prose narrativeshort story
situational irony
occurs when what happens is very different, then what we thought would happen
static character
whos personality and values remain unchanged
symbol
any object,person,place or experience that means more than what it is or stands for something else
theme
main idea of a story, poem, novel or play
third-person point of view
sotry narrated by an unidentified voice outside the story
Tone
attitude taken by the author or speaker toward the subject of a work
verbal irony
when a peson says one thing and means another