prose writing that is based on facts, real people, and real events.
prose writing that involves imaginary events and/or people.
fictitious prose narrative of book length.
a spoken or written account of connected events.
brief statement of the main events of a story.
The story itself. It includes the exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, and resolution.
the main idea of a literary work.
where a story takes place including time period, geographic location, time, etc.
the method used by a writer to develop a character.
a character that changes throughout the course of the literary work.
a character who remains the same throughout the literary work.
the writer reveals information about a character and his personality through that character's thought, words, and actions.
the writer specifically states what a character is like.
the climate or feelings in a literary work.
the author's attitude, stated or implied, toward a subject.
goal or accomplishment that the author aimed for.
a person, place, or object which has a meaning in itself but suggests other meanings as well.
a brief reference to a person, event, or place, real or fictitious.
knowledge or information that is based on real occurrences.
a belief or view about something.
the difference between reality and what was expected / something happened in the literary work that we did not expect.
early clues that hint about what will happen later in the literary work.
conversation between two or more people.
a set of mental pictures to represent objects, actions, or ideas.
a part or aspect of something abstract.
to examine in order to note similarities and differences.
differences between two things.
a conclusion reached on the basis of evidence and reasoning.
the opening information in a story.
the events of a plot leading up to the climax
The climax is the result of the crisis. It is the high point of the story for the reader.
The events after the climax which close the story.
Event that rounds out and concludes the action.
a struggle between opposing forces.
a struggle that takes place in a character's mind.
a struggle between a character and an outside force.
man vs. self
a conflict that takes place within the character.
man vs. man
conflict that pits one person against another.
man vs. nature
a run-in with the forces of nature.