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Story Story Terms

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setting   where a story takes place  
mood   atomosphere the mood is usually determined by setting  
setting   where a story takes place  
theme   lesson or message of the story  
mood   atomosphere the mood is usually determined by setting  
internal conflict   a struggle within yourself  
theme   lesson or message of the story  
conflict   a problem  
internal conflict   a struggle within yourself  
person vs person   problem between two people or two groups of people  
person vs self   a character must make a difficult decision  
external conflict   struggle with anoutside force  
person vs person   problem between two people or two groups of people  
person vs fate   person has a problem facing destiny  
person vs society   one person in conflict with a group  
person vs nature   person in conflict with force of nature  
plot   sequence of events  
expostion   background given setting characters introduced  
narrative hook   the problem is revealed  
falling action   all events all events leading to the conclusion of the end of the story  
falling action   all events all events leading to the conclusion of the end of the story  
rising action   all events leading to climax  
climax   most exciting part of the story turning point character must make desicion  
falling action   all events all events leading to the conclusion of the end of the story  
conclusion   the end  
narrator   person telling story  
tone   authors attitude toward the story  
point of view   how the story is told  
1st person   the narrator is a part of the story using I, me, my, our us  
3rd limited   narrator not part of story uses he, she, they,them  
3rd omniscient   narrator not part of story uses he, she, they, them  
characters   people or animal in the story  
major   most important characters  
protagonist   the good guy  
antagonist   bad guy  
minor   supportingor extra characters  
dynmaic character   character whose thoughts attitudes beliefs change  
static character   character whose thoughts attitudes beliefs DO NOT change in the story  
flat   character who has one character trait  
round   character who has many personality traits  
indirect characterization   the personality of a character is revealed though the characters thoughts comments and actions  
setting   where a story takes place  
mood   atomosphere the mood is usually determined by setting  
theme   lesson or message of the story  
conflict   a problem  
internal conflict   a struggle within yourself  
person vs self   a character must make a difficult decision  
external conflict   struggle with anoutside force  
person vs person   problem between two people or two groups of people  
person vs fate   person has a problem facing destiny  
person vs society   one person in conflict with a group  
person vs nature   person in conflict with force of nature  
plot   sequence of events  
expostion   background given setting characters introduced  
narrative hook   the problem is revealed  
rising action   all events leading to climax  
climax   most exciting part of the story turning point character must make desicion  
falling action   all events all events leading to the conclusion of the end of the story  
conclusion   the end  
narrator   person telling story  
setting   where a story takes place  
mood   atomosphere the mood is usually determined by setting  
theme   lesson or message of the story  
1st person   the narrator is a part of the story using I, me, my, our us  
conflict   a problem  
internal conflict   a struggle within yourself  
person vs self   a character must make a difficult decision  
external conflict   struggle with anoutside force  
person vs person   problem between two people or two groups of people  
person vs fate   person has a problem facing destiny  
person vs society   one person in conflict with a group  
person vs nature   person in conflict with force of nature  
plot   sequence of events  
expostion   background given setting characters introduced  
narrative hook   the problem is revealed  
rising action   all events leading to climax  
climax   most exciting part of the story turning point character must make desicion  
falling action   all events all events leading to the conclusion of the end of the story  
conclusion   the end  
narrator   person telling story  
tone   authors attitude toward the story  
point of view   how the story is told  
setting   where a story takes place  
mood   atomosphere the mood is usually determined by setting  
theme   lesson or message of the story  
conflict   a problem  
internal conflict   a struggle within yourself  
person vs self   a character must make a difficult decision  
external conflict   struggle with anoutside force  
person vs person   problem between two people or two groups of people  
person vs fate   person has a problem facing destiny  
person vs society   one person in conflict with a group  
person vs nature   person in conflict with force of nature  
plot   sequence of events  
expostion   background given setting characters introduced  
narrative hook   the problem is revealed  
rising action   all events leading to climax  
climax   most exciting part of the story turning point character must make desicion  
falling action   all events all events leading to the conclusion of the end of the story  
conclusion   the end  
narrator   person telling story  
tone   authors attitude toward the story  
point of view   how the story is told  
1st person   the narrator is a part of the story using I, me, my, our us  
3rd limited   narrator not part of story uses he, she, they,them  
3rd omniscient   narrator not part of story uses he, she, they, them  
characters   people or animal in the story  
major   most important characters  
protagonist   the good guy  
antagonist   bad guy  
minor   supportingor extra characters  
dynmaic character   character whose thoughts attitudes beliefs change  
static character   character whose thoughts attitudes beliefs DO NOT change in the story  
flat   character who has one character trait  
round   character who has many personality traits  
indirect characterization   the personality of a character is revealed though the characters thoughts comments and actions  
direct characterization   the narrator or other character in the story tell the reader about the personality of the character  
symbol   something that stands for or represents something else  
symbol   something that stands for or represents something else  
irony   the difference between apperance and reality  
foreshadoeing   hints aboutnwhat will happen later in a story  
suspense   the quality is a story that keeps you inter ested  


   





 
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