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Protagonist
main character
main
antagonist
anything that opposes the protagonist or trie to prevent the protagonist from reaching his/hers goals
opposes
Conflict
Protagonist Problem
Climax
highest point of the story, most intense, no major events happen after the climax
highest point
Flashback
an interuption in the story, a brief viewing into the past, gives backround information.
past info
Foreshadowing
hints and clues that allow you to predict future events.
clues, future
Mood
the emotion that the reader feels when he is reading the story
feeling
Setting
time and place
Symbolism
objects that represent ideas, thoughts, and concepts
Theme
the author's message in the story
Tone
the authors attitude towards the theme
resolution
the outcome of the conflict
Inciting Incident
The events the begin the rising action, starts the conflict
Rising Action
All actions that lead up to the climax
Falling Action
All events that take place after the climax
Genre
Type of Literature
Plot
Outline/ Plan of events in the story
Characterization
ways that the author develops his characters
-physical appereance
-interactions with others
-speech/actions
-other characters opinion of them
Irony
-Situational, unexpected twist
-Verbal, saying the opposite of what you mean
-Dramatic, the audience knows something that a character doesn't
Point of View
the author determines who is going totell the story
1st person- narrator is in the story, I

3rd person objective- narrator is out of story, but reports what he sees and hears

3rd person limited- narrator is out of the story, reports what he sees, hears, and the thoughts of one character

3rd omniscient - narrator is out of the story, reports what he sees and hears and the thoughts of more than one character
Exposition
the beginning of the story, author introduces the settin, the protagonist, the conflict