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the series of related events in a story
plot
the beginning of the story when we learn about the setting, characters, and initial conflict
exposition
this is the part of the story when characters try to solve the conflict, this leads up to the climax(rising action)
complication
the most intense part of the story
climax
a struggle or claash between opposite forces
conflict
a conflict between a character and another character or between a character and something non-human
external conflict
a conflict that happens within a character's mind
internal conflict
the end of the story(denoument)
resolution
the time, place, and mood of the story
setting
the anxiety a reader feels about how much the story will turn out
suspense
a hint or a clue of what will happen later in the story
forshadowing
a person in a story
character
the process of revealing a character
characterization
when the writer tells us exactly what a character is
direct characterization
when a person shows us a character's trait through description or action.
indirect characterization
a character who changes through the story
dynamic character
a character who stays the same through the story
static character
a character with only one or two traits
flat character
a character with many traits like a real person
round character
the main character in a story
protagonist
a character who opposes or struggles the protagonist
antagonist
a main idea or underlying truth in a story
theme
something that stands for something else(dove = peace)
symbolism
the perspective form which the writer narrates the story
point of view
the point of view in which one of the character's is telling thestory
1st person point of view
the point of view in which the narrator focuses on the thoughts and feelings of just one character
3rd person point of view
the point of view in which the narrator knows everything there is to know about all the characters
omniscient point of view
stories based on a writers imagination(short stories, novels)
fiction
a short fictional story, normally between 100-500 pages in length
novel
writing that deals with real people, events, places
nonfiction
an account of a persons life written by another person
biography
an account of the writers own life
autobiography
written conversation
dialogue
a comparison between two unlike things using a comparison word
simile
a comparison between to unlike things not using a comparison word
metaphor