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English Final

Study set for my final exam

Exposition Introduces characters, setting, and conflict
Rising Action Builds Suspense
Climax The turning point in a story
Falling Action Logical results of the climax
Resolution Final outcomes of the story
Protagonist The main character
Antagonist The conflict with the main character
Conflict Struggling between two or more opposing forces
Internal conflict Between a character and an outside element
External conflict Within the mind of the character
Setting Time place ideas customs values and beliefs
POV Relationship of the narrator to the story
Chronological order How the events in the story are ordered
Flashbacks Events from the before the beginning of the story
Foreshadowing Leaves clues and hints to help the reader predict
Indirect characterization When author directly states something adopt persons physical appearance
Direct characterization Reader infer something about a person physical appearance
Situational irony When a character or the reader expects one thing to happen but something else happens instead”
Verbal Irony “when what is said is the opposite of what is meant”
Dramatic Irony “when what a character knows contrasts with what the audience knows”
Imagery vivid description created by sensory Lang
Sensory Language specific words and phrases that appeal to the 5 physical senses
Mood the atmosphere of a story how the story makes the reader feel
Tone the authors attitude toward a subject how the author sound
Theme The underlying message the author wants us to understand
Universal Theme true in all time periods and culture
Stated Theme the author says it on the text
Universal symbolism symbols that are known throughout the world and mean the same thing to everyone
Personal symbolism Symbols known by a single culture and do not have meaning beyond that culture
Implied Theme must be inferred by the reader
Created by: StarLord9