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Literary Elements-rk

Introduction to 9 literary elements

An author's reason for creating a particular work is called what? Author's Purpose
A person, an animal, or an imaginary creature that takes part in the action of a story is known as the ____________________. Character
What is the main character called? protagonist
What is the name of a character who works against the protagonist? antagonist
What is the term that explains where the story takes place? setting
What is the action of the story considered? plot
The most exciting part of the story is the _____________________. Climax
What are the events that lead up to the climax called? The rising action
What are the events that come after the climax called? The falling action
First person point of view means the story is told by who? a character
Third person point of view means the story is told by who? narrator
___________________ is when you use a concrete object to help signify an abstract idea. Symbolism
The way a writer expresses their ideas is known as _____________________. style
The writer's message or main point of the story is known as what? theme
The _________________of a literary work is the feelings that a writer wants readers to have while reading. mood
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