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Characterization
the art of creating and developing a character
Direct Characterization
Writer states a character's traits
Indirect Characterization
Writer allows the reader to draw own colclusions based on information presented
Conflict
A struggle between opposing forces
Climax
he turning point of a story
Figurative Language
Writing or speech that is NOT meant to be taken literally
Metaphor
Figure of speech in which something is described as though it were something else
Flat Character
one dimensional, often revealing a single personal quality and staying the same throughout the story
Round Character
like real people; complex, revealing several sides to their personality;growing and changing as story progresses
Personification
Figuarative language in which a non-human subject is given human characteristics
Theme
main, or central idea of a story, lesson learned or moral of the work
Plot Chart
he sequences of events in a literary work that center on a conflict and build to a climax. The events continue toward a resoulution
Resolution
the end of the conflict-where everything is "wrapped up" or "solved"
Setting
the time and place of the action