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noun

naming a person place or thing

pronoun

substitute for a noun

verb

shows action or a state of being

helping verb

word used for verb tense

modifiers

describes another word

adjective

describes noun or pronoun

adverb

describes adjectives, verbs or other adverbs

imperitive

gives an order

interogotory

asks a question

declaritive

states a fact

exclamatory

shows strong emotion

subordinant clause

dependent on main clause to make a sentence

main clause

can be its own sentence, not dependent of other clauses

preposition

introduces a prepositional phrase

conjunction

connects two or more words

subject

who is doing it

verb

what are they doing

object

who is reciving the action

novel

lengthy fictional story with a plot that is revealed by the speech action and thoughts of the characters

short story

a brief fictional work. usually contains at least 1 major conflict and at leaset one main character

fiction

a literary work whose content is produced by the imagination and is not necessarily based on fact

nonfiction

an account or representation of a subject presented as fact

setting

the time and place the story occours

plot

events of the story

plot sequence

order of major plot points

exposition

introduction to characters, setting, and plot

rising action

incedent that gets the story started

climax

highest point of intrest

falling action

part of the story that works out the decision arrived at during the climax

resolution

what happens to the character after the conflict is resoved

character

person or animal in the story

characterization

method to reveal characters

static character

character who doesnt change

dynamic character

character who changes

stereotype

character who fits a group, does not change

persona

social role, character played by an acter

narrator

person telling the story

point of view

perspective of the story

first person POV

story told by a character

third person POV

story told by someone outside the story

protagonist

main character

antagonist

person against main character

conflict

big problem in the story

internal conflict

person vs self

external conflict

person vs nature/vs society/vs person

figurative language

language not to be taken literally

personification

adding human characteristics to other objects

simile

comparison using like or as

metaphor

comparison not using like or as

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