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short shorty term

setting where a story takes place and time
mood atmosphere the mood is usually determine by the setting ask how does the story make me feel
theme the authors lesson or message
conflict a problem
internal conflict a conflict created when character must make a difficult decision
external conflict a conflict cause by and outside force
man vs man conflict between 2 people
man vs fate person has a conflict facing his/her destiny
man vs society 1 person in conflict against a group
man vs nature a person in conflict with any force of nature (weather,animals,death)
plot sequence of events
exposition all background information is given setting, characters
narrative hook main problem/conflict is revealed
climax point of highest interest,the turning point the protagonist make a decision
conclusion resolution, ending
narrator person telling the story not necessarily the author
tone narrator/author altitude towards the story
point of view relationship between the narrator and the reader
1st person narrator is part of the story he,she,we
3rd limited the narrator tells the story from 1 characters view
3rd omniscient all knowing narrator ; not bound by time or place
characters people in the story
major main/must important characters
protagonist the character that the story is mostly about the good guy
antagonist the character who is against protagonist, the bad guy
minor supporting characters
dynamic character a character who changes in a story
static character a character who does not change in a story
indirect characterization personality is shown by thought actions
direct characterization the narrator tells you about a character personality
symbol something that represents/stands for something
irony difference between appearance and reality
foreshadowing hints about what might happen later in a story
Created by: erineosalgado