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L.A Vocabulary #1

L.A Vocabulary

Plot Action
Plot Line A graphic organizer that illustrates the pattern of action in a short story
Setting Time and place the story occurs
Character People or animals that participate in the plot
Conflict A problem the main character has to solve
Main Character The character that struggles to resolve the conflict
Major Character Character other than main character who plays a large role in the plot
Minor Character Character other than main character who plays a small role in the plot
Static Character A character that is unchanged by the events in the plot
Dynamic Character A character that is changed, for good or bad, by the events in the plot
Climax The turning point of the main character's struggle to resolve the conflict
Resolution The point of the plot in which the conflict has been resolved
Denouement A snazzy French word for the resolution of the plot
Expostion Another word for the introduction of the plot
Cliffhanger A story that ends before the conflict has fully been resolved
Realistic Fiction Fiction that is written to seem as if it is real
Credible Believable
Believable Able to be believed
Plausible Believable
Implausible Unbelievable
Incredible Unbelievable
Appositive A noun or noun phrase that renames the noun or noun phrase immediately before it
Direct Address A person is directly addressed, or spoken to directly, in a sentence
Root Word The base of a word part
Prefix A word part that precedes the root word
Suffix A word that follows the root word
-Cred- Root word meaning "believe"
In- Prefix meaning "not"
Im- Prefix meaning "not"
Un- Prefix meaning "not"
Non- Prefix meaning "not"
-Ible Suffix meaning "able to"
-Able Suffix meaning "able to"
-Ly Suffix that turns the root into an adverb meaning" in this manner";(happily = in a happy manner)
-Ed Suffix that makes a verb a past tense
Created by: Adam726