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English SS Vocab

Lillie Peceniak

Setting Where and when a story takes place
Plot Exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, and resolution
Exposition Where the characters, setting, and conflict are introduced
Rising Action Where events in the story are starting to happen and it is building up into the climax
Climax The most intense part of the story
Resolution When the conflict is resolved
Characterization The build of a character
Round Character A character that reflects a real person
Flat Character A character with little emotions or characteristics
Static Character A character who doesn't have a specific thing that makes them stand out
Dynamic Character A character who changes importantly
Character Motivation A character who moves the story forward
Protagonist The main character of the story
Antagonist The character that dissagrees with the main character
Conflict The problem in the story
Interal Conflict A confict within a character
External Conflict A conflict outside a character
Point Of View How the story is being told
Omnicent POV All knowing narrator
First-Person POV Seen from the characters pov
Unreliable POV Youcant trust the narrator
Third-Person Limited POV The narrator doesn't know exactly whats going on in their own story
Narrator The person telling the story
Flashback When you stop the story and go back into the past to explain something
Foreshadowing When an author hints towards something thats going to happen
Tone How the writer writes the story
Suspense Wen soemthing is going to happen you just don't know what
Mood How the story makes you feel
Symbolism When something in the story is meant to represent something
Irony When something dissagrees with another thing
Verbal Irony When you say something but mean the opposite
Situational Irony When something happoens but you mean the opposite
Dramatic Irony When nobody knows whats happening and then the opposite happens
Theme What you learn from a story
Created by: Peceniakl



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