An articulate expression of a particular idea or experience in words designated to delight the ear and appeal to the imagination and feeling.
truth about human condition. underlining idea that drives a story.
what makes us human, what we tend to do.
fiction, prose, narrative, length of book
the context in time and place in which a story occurs
author tells us what character is like
author implies what character is like
clash of actions, ideas, goals. man vs. man/ self/ society/ nature. creates rising action.