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Plot Line
The planned action or series of events in a story
What the plot follows...
Falling Action
The action and dialogue following the climax that leads into the resolution
Resolution
Problems are solved.
Actions conclude.
The End.
Exposition
The part of the story near the beginning in which characters are introduced.
Rising Action
The central part of the story.
Problems arise.
Climax
The high point in the action of a story. The most suspenseful part of the story.
Dialogue
The conversations that characters have with one another.
Not needed
Conflict
A problem or struggles between 2 opposing forces in a story:
1. Person against Person
2. Person against self
3. Person against society
4. Person against nature
5. Person against fate (god)
Tone
Attitude or feeling that comes across in a piece of literature.
Dialogue
The conversations that characters have with one another.
Not needed
Climax
The high point in the action of a story. The most most suspenseful part of the story.
Moral
the lesson a story teaches
Theme
Author's Message in a story
setting
The place and time frame where a story takes place
Protagonist
Main character, usually heroic
Point of veiw
3rd person-person outside the story is telling it

1st person-person inside the story is telling it
Antagonist
The person or force that works against the hero of the story
Foil
A character who serves as a contrast or challenge to the main character
Mood
The feeling a piece of literature creates in a reader
Characterization
The ways in which a writer develops a character making him or her seem believable. Methods:
Sharing thoughts, actions, and dialogue
Characterization
The ways in which a writer develops a character making him or her seem believable. Methods:
Sharing thoughts, actions, and dialogue