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Genre
a type, a specific category of writing.
fiction
writing that is not true.
non fiction
writing that is true.
prose
ordinary language without rhyme or meter.
protagonist
the main character in a piece of fiction
antagonist
the villain or enemy of the protagonist
plot
what happens

1. intro
2. rising action
3. climax
4. falling action
5. resolution = catastrophe (in tragedy)
exposition
intro creates atmosphere
rising action
part of plot where problems cause by conflict develop
climax
turning point in the action
climax
turning point in the action
falling action
the sequence of events that lead to resolution of conflict
resolution
answer or solution to problem
conflict
a struggle created by 2 opposing forces

protag vs. nature
protag vs. antagonist
protag vs. society
protag vs. self
setting
the time place environment and surronding circumstances of story or work of fiction
point of view
perspective from which fiction is told