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a person or animal in a story
character
the action of the story; made up of a series of events
plot
the "problem" in a story which triggers the action
conflict
the highest point in the action of a story, conflict is over
climax
the time and place of a story
setting
the subject or message being written about or discussed ex. be careful what you wish for
theme
a book-lenghth prose story that is fictional
novel
the general atmosphere of a text
mood
a long speech by one person
ex. the speech about love
monologue
a book that is set in history
but is about a fictional character ...time and place has to be real
hitorical fiction
talking that goes on between two or more characters in a story
dialogue
makes the reader uneasy or tense about what is to come.
suspense
The 5 types of conflicts are:
person vs person
person vs society
person vs himself
person vs nature
person vs fate (God)
Which type of conflict is internal?
person vs himself
Differences between a novel and short story are:
novel is book-length, more times more places, more characters so more conflicts,
more detail and depth. short story is very short and doesn't have the things mentioned up
(both fictional).
what MOOD do you expect in a horror story?
fearful, gloomy,scared, suspicious, shocked, etc
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_______/..) /)d
.....b/..../..)
...../.........)
--a-/...........)-e----
a-exposition b-rising action
c-climax d-falling action
e-resolution