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Fiction

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QuestionAnswer
Plot It is how what happens is revealed, the way which a story's evens are arranged
Protagonist a story's principle charachter
conflict the struggle between opposing forces that emerges as the action develops
antagonist someone or something presented in opposition to the protagonist
exposition sets the story in motion, writer presents the basic information readers need to understand the events that follow; intro to major charactor and maybe major events
Round (Character) well developed, closely involved in and responsive to the action
Flat (Character) barely developed or stereotypical
Setting where the fiction is established, place, history, physical context.
First person I or sometimes we; to tell the story
Third person he,she,they; point of view of a narrator who is not a charactor
Tone the attitude of the narrator or author of a work toward the subject matter, characters, or audience.
Symbol is a person, object, action, place, or event that, in addition to its literal meaning, suggests a more complex meaning or range of meaning
Theme work of literature is its central or dominant idea
who was the author of A&P? John Updike, 1961
who was the author of everyday Use? Alice Walker, 1973
who was the author of Cathedral? Raymond Carver, 1983
who was the author of Greasy Lake? T. Coraghessan Boyle, 1985
who was the author of the yellow Wallpaper? Charlotte Perkins Gilman, 1892
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