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another name for story elements
plot
two types of fiction
short story, novel
list the story elements in the order in which they appear in a story
exposition
rising action
climax
falling action
resolution
list the three parts to the exposition
problem
setting
characters
list the 1 types of conflicts and their definitions
person vs. self
person struggles INTERNALLY with self
list different type (2) of conflict & definitiion
person vs. nature
person struggles with Nature (outside forces)
list 3rd type of conflict & definition
person vs. person
person struggles with another person(s)
list 4th type of conflict & definition
person vs. society
person struggles with societal expectations
define theme
theme is the author's message usually about life either stated or implied
the setting tells _____ & _____ a story takes place
where & when
steps the character takes to solve the problem is found in the _______ _______
rising action
the resolution is the
solution to the problem in the story
in the ______ _______ the author ties up loose ends
falling action
list two things found in the climax
highest point of intensity

turning point in a story
what is conflict
problem or struggle in a story
main character
story centers around
minor character
interacts with main character(s); each other
traits
physical
internal/personality
qualities of individuals
what are physical traits
what character looks like
what are internal/personality
How character behaves, thinks, feels, acts
What are qualities of individuals
Physical
Speech, thought, felings, actions
Writes statements about characters
Thoughts, speech, actions of other characters