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the series of happenings in a literary work
plot
a struggle upon which the literary work is based
conflict
a character's struggles with her or himself
internal conflict
a character's struggles with an outside force, such as society, another character, or nature
external conflict
an event that intensifies the conflict
complication
a turning point in the conflict
climax
the event that seems to resolve the conflict
denoument
the emotinoal associations surrounding a word, as opposed to its literal meaning
connotation
the strict, literal meaning of a word; the definition in a dictionary
denotation
a reasonable conclusion drawn by the reader or viewer from hints, or implications, provided by the author
inference
an author's attitude towared the subject of a literary work or toward the reader
tone
the atmosphere or feeling within a work of art
mood
events of a literary work that trace the responsibility for an action to its root or source
cause and effect relationship
a genre of fiction that is set in the frontier states of America during the latter part of the 19th century and that deals with the adventures of Western characters.
western genre