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Elements of Fiction

TermDefinition
protagonist The principal character in a work of fiction
antagonist Someone who offers opposition
theme A unifying idea that is a recurrent element in literary of artistic work
resolution A statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problems
climax The decisive moment in a novel or play
plot The story that is told in a novel or play or movie etc.
conflict An open clash between two opposing groups or (indivisuals)
mood A characteristic (habitual or relatively temporary) state of feeling
tone The quality of something (an act or a piece of writing) that reveals the attitudes and presuppositions of the author
exposition An account that sets forth the meaning or intent of a writing or discourse
Created by: gorgeous11