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characterization
the author's description of the people in the story
climax
the turning poing; the point of highest tension in the story where the conflict is resolved
conflict
the struggle between opposing forces
give 5 kinds of conflict
falling action
the action that follows the climax
irony
a striking contrast between the apparent and the real situation
plot
plan of action of the story
point of view
who tells the story - the relationship of the storyteller to the story
rising action
the action which precedes the climax
setting
the place and environment in which the story takes place
surprise ending
the unexpected turn at the end of the plot
suspense
the tense anticipation aroused in reading a story
symbol
a person, object, or action in a stoory which stands for something other that itself
theme
a brief statement of the meaning of the story
tone
the author's attitude toward the story; light or serious
genre
category by which literature is classified
antagonist
character or characters who cause intentional or unintentional problems for the protagonist
protagonist
the main character in a story or a novel