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Language arts 507

words and definitions

Theme The meaning of a story. The life lesson.
Imagery Relating to the five senses.
Excerpt A piece of writing from a story or a novel.
Tone The feeling in the reader about a novel or story.
Mood The feeling the author conveys in the story.
Genre The specific category of a work of literature.
3rd person Omniscient Told by the narrator. The narrator knows everyones thoughts in the story.
Rising Action The actions leading up to the Climax of the story.
Climax The turning point in the story.
Falling action The actions leading away from the Climax.
Resolution The part when all the loose ends in a story are tied up.
Protagonist The main character of the story.
Antagonist The Arch- Nemesis of the protagonist
Authors Purpose The purpose the author is trying to convey.
Ethos Ethical appeal to a group of people.
Pathos The emotional appeal to a group of people.
Created by: valenzue_860916