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E1 Unit 1

Text Analysis

TermDefinition
plot series of events in a narrative(story) that trace a conflict
conflict a struggle between opposing forces
chronological order events are linear - take place one after the other
flashback an account of something that happened before the beginning of the story
foreshadowing when writers use hints in early scenes to suggest later events
denotation Dictonary meaning of a word (ex: big)
connotation Emotional association associated with certain words (ex: solid vs. fat)
exposition introduces the setting, characters and conflict
rising action complications that build suspense
climax the turning point, moment that makes the outcome clear
falling action reveals the outcome of the climax
resolution final outcome that ties up loose ends
Created by: msporter
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