Study your flashcards anywhere!

Download the official Cram app for free >

  • Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
Reading...
Front

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key

image

Play button

image

Play button

image

Progress

1/25

Click to flip

25 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
  • 3rd side (hint)
Atmosphere
the general mood, feeling or spirit of a story.
An animal lives and feels in it's atmosphere.
Characterization
the way that the author creates characters.
Character...iza....tion.
Protagonist
the main character who is faced with a problem
pro...for..
Antagonist
the person, place, idea or physical force against the protagonist
ant...anti..
Climax
the point of the highest dramatic intensity; the turning point
MAX..highest
external conflict
happens outside the character
internal conflict
happens inside the character; character vs. himself/herself
Foreshadowing
clues of hints which prepare the reader for future action or events
Irony
contrast or contradiction of what is expected and what results
ironic..wow!
verbal irony
occurs when a character or narrator says one thing but means the opposite
VERBAL
dramatic irony
occurs when the reader knows more than the character
DRAMAtic
situational irony
occurs when the contrast between what appears to be and what actually exists
plot
action of the story
chronological
places events in order of time from first to last
flashback
looks back at events that have already occured
Point of View
the angle from which the author tells the story; the perspective
VIEW
first-person narrative
the narrator uses "I" and participates in the action
third-person narrative
the narrator uses "he" and "she" and is an outside observer
omniscient
narrator can see, know and tell all of the characters of a story.
limited omniscient
narrator can only see, know and tell all of one character
objective
narrator describes the characters statements but doesn't reveal thoughts or feelings
object..ive
resolution
the outcome of the story
setting
the background where the action takes place
suspense
anticipation as to the outcome of events
symbol
a simpler object, action, person, place or something else that stands for something abstract