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plot
a series of events moving from a problem to a solution
resolution
shows how the problem are worked out
internal/external conflict
a struggle inside the character/ a struggle outside of the character
conflict
a struggle between two opposing forces
exposition
introducing the setting, character, and conflict
complications
events that stand in the way of resolving the conflict
rising/falling action
leads you to the climax, the events that leads to the resolution
climax
turning point of the conflict
suspense
keeps you reading the story
foreshadowing
clues or hints that tells what is going to happen next
allegory
a story with more than one level of meaning - a literal level and one or more symbolic levels
characterization
act of creating and developing a character
genre
division or type of literature
irony
contrast of what is stated and what is meant
point of view
perspective or position of story
prose
ordinary form of written language
setting
time and place of the story's action
symbol
anything that stands for or represent something else
theme
central message or general insight of the story
tone
the writer's attitude about their subject in the story