a problem a character faces
a mental problem (such as guilt)
a problem a character has
the beginning of a story when the setting and characters are introduced
setting (time and place)
when and where the story takes place
events that builds suspence and leads to the climax
the most exciting part of the story and the turning point (the point of no return)
events that ease suspence and lead to the resolution
the end of the story (no cliff hanger) problem is resolved and (cliff hanger) problem isn't
the villian in the story
the hero in the story
when you look back at a memory from the past
lanuage that appeals to the five senses
a comparison of two things using "like" or "as" (ex: i run as fast as a cheetah)
a comparison of two things without using "like" or "as" (ex: i am a cheetah)
using the same sound at the beginning of words in a sentence or a line of poetry
when something that is not human is given human characteristics
to make an educated guess about someone or something
a poem that pays tribute to someone or something
shorter than a paraphrase; a quick explanation of just the main ideas
longer than a summary; put each sentence in your own words
a paragrah in a poem
the person telling the story
the narrator of a poem
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