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Protagonist
The main character, good or bad
Antagonist
Anything that opposes the protagoist and gets in the way of him/her reaching a goal
Conflict
Protagonist's problem
Man Vs. Man, Nature, Self, Society, Supernatural, God, Technology
Flashback
When a character goes back to an earlier event/incident (to explain an unknown)
Foreshadowing
Hints the author gives which allow the reader to predict a later event
Mood
The emotions the author creates in the reader
How do you feel when reading?
Setting
Time and Place of the story
Symbolism
Object that represents an idea (dove=peace, flag=freedom)
Theme
What the author wants the reader to learn, main message, universal idea
Tone
Author's attitude toward the theme
Genre
The type of literature (fiction, non-fiction, fantasy...)
Plot
Sequence of Events: Exposition, Inciting incident, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution
How is characterization developed?
Actions- what they do
Words- what they say
Appearance
Other's opinions
Irony
Situational- unexpected twist
Verbal- sarcasm
Dramatic-reader knows something
Point of view
Choice of narrator
1st person
3rd person : limited, objective
3rd person omniscient