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32 Cards in this Set

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a genre of sotries that come from a writer's imagination
Teh use of clues by an author to build suspense, hints to let the reader know what's coming next in the story
The turning point of the story. This is when the action reaches its "peak"
Sequence of events that come from a writers imagination. all fiction is based on conflict and this conflict is presented in a structured format called _______
When something happens in a story that is diffrent than what is expected
Time and place of a story
The author creates rising action drama in the story: "what will happen next," or a "cliff hanger."
when the conflict is resolved
solution to the problem starts to unfold. Solution to conflict is occuring.(after climax)
falling action
People, animals, imaginary beings. They carry out the action and take part in it.
occurs as the sotry continues, the conflict unfolds, and characters struggle to find a solution to the main problem.
rising action
The conversations between the characters
The meaning/moral of the story. the main message the writer wishs to share with the reader
the problem to be solved
introduces the setting and characters
perspective in which the story is told
point of view
point of view: the narrator is a character in the story and uses pronouns such as i, me, we.
1st person
point of view: here the narrator is not a character; he or she uses pronouns such as he, she, it, they, them
3rd person
POint of view: the narrator is all knowing. this point of view allows the narrator to relate the thoughts and feelings of several, if not all, the story's characters.(when the narrator reveals the thoughts and feelings of more than one character)
3rd person omniscient
point of view: uses "you"
2nd person
point of view: the narrator tells us what one character thinks, feels, and observes.
3rd person Limited
struggle between two opposing forces
when a character struggles an outside force
external conflict
______ conflict is a struggle within the character.
When the character faces a challenge by another character. (external)
Character verses other Character
when the main character is challenged by a force of nature (ex: sandstorm, tornado, ect.)(external)
Character verses Nature
when the main character must overcome a personel challenge. (internal)
Character verses self
told to you
direct characterization
what you understand
inderect understand
giving human traits to something that is non-human
the character or force that opposes the protagonist
the main character of the story (good guy)