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Story Story Terms

QuestionAnswer
setting where a story takes place
mood atomosphere the mood is usually determined by setting
setting where a story takes place
theme lesson or message of the story
mood atomosphere the mood is usually determined by setting
internal conflict a struggle within yourself
theme lesson or message of the story
conflict a problem
internal conflict a struggle within yourself
person vs person problem between two people or two groups of people
person vs self a character must make a difficult decision
external conflict struggle with anoutside force
person vs person problem between two people or two groups of people
person vs fate person has a problem facing destiny
person vs society one person in conflict with a group
person vs nature person in conflict with force of nature
plot sequence of events
expostion background given setting characters introduced
narrative hook the problem is revealed
falling action all events all events leading to the conclusion of the end of the story
falling action all events all events leading to the conclusion of the end of the story
rising action all events leading to climax
climax most exciting part of the story turning point character must make desicion
falling action all events all events leading to the conclusion of the end of the story
conclusion the end
narrator person telling story
tone authors attitude toward the story
point of view how the story is told
1st person the narrator is a part of the story using I, me, my, our us
3rd limited narrator not part of story uses he, she, they,them
3rd omniscient narrator not part of story uses he, she, they, them
characters people or animal in the story
major most important characters
protagonist the good guy
antagonist bad guy
minor supportingor extra characters
dynmaic character character whose thoughts attitudes beliefs change
static character character whose thoughts attitudes beliefs DO NOT change in the story
flat character who has one character trait
round character who has many personality traits
indirect characterization the personality of a character is revealed though the characters thoughts comments and actions
setting where a story takes place
mood atomosphere the mood is usually determined by setting
theme lesson or message of the story
conflict a problem
internal conflict a struggle within yourself
person vs self a character must make a difficult decision
external conflict struggle with anoutside force
person vs person problem between two people or two groups of people
person vs fate person has a problem facing destiny
person vs society one person in conflict with a group
person vs nature person in conflict with force of nature
plot sequence of events
expostion background given setting characters introduced
narrative hook the problem is revealed
rising action all events leading to climax
climax most exciting part of the story turning point character must make desicion
falling action all events all events leading to the conclusion of the end of the story
conclusion the end
narrator person telling story
setting where a story takes place
mood atomosphere the mood is usually determined by setting
theme lesson or message of the story
1st person the narrator is a part of the story using I, me, my, our us
conflict a problem
internal conflict a struggle within yourself
person vs self a character must make a difficult decision
external conflict struggle with anoutside force
person vs person problem between two people or two groups of people
person vs fate person has a problem facing destiny
person vs society one person in conflict with a group
person vs nature person in conflict with force of nature
plot sequence of events
expostion background given setting characters introduced
narrative hook the problem is revealed
rising action all events leading to climax
climax most exciting part of the story turning point character must make desicion
falling action all events all events leading to the conclusion of the end of the story
conclusion the end
narrator person telling story
tone authors attitude toward the story
point of view how the story is told
setting where a story takes place
mood atomosphere the mood is usually determined by setting
theme lesson or message of the story
conflict a problem
internal conflict a struggle within yourself
person vs self a character must make a difficult decision
external conflict struggle with anoutside force
person vs person problem between two people or two groups of people
person vs fate person has a problem facing destiny
person vs society one person in conflict with a group
person vs nature person in conflict with force of nature
plot sequence of events
expostion background given setting characters introduced
narrative hook the problem is revealed
rising action all events leading to climax
climax most exciting part of the story turning point character must make desicion
falling action all events all events leading to the conclusion of the end of the story
conclusion the end
narrator person telling story
tone authors attitude toward the story
point of view how the story is told
1st person the narrator is a part of the story using I, me, my, our us
3rd limited narrator not part of story uses he, she, they,them
3rd omniscient narrator not part of story uses he, she, they, them
characters people or animal in the story
major most important characters
protagonist the good guy
antagonist bad guy
minor supportingor extra characters
dynmaic character character whose thoughts attitudes beliefs change
static character character whose thoughts attitudes beliefs DO NOT change in the story
flat character who has one character trait
round character who has many personality traits
indirect characterization the personality of a character is revealed though the characters thoughts comments and actions
direct characterization the narrator or other character in the story tell the reader about the personality of the character
symbol something that stands for or represents something else
symbol something that stands for or represents something else
irony the difference between apperance and reality
foreshadoeing hints aboutnwhat will happen later in a story
suspense the quality is a story that keeps you inter ested
Created by: williamcox