the introduction, or part of a literary work that introduces the characters, setting, and basic situtation
all the events leading up to the climax
The highest point of interest or suspense in a story.
the events that follow the climax
the end of the central conflict
the central idea, concern, or purpose in a literacy work.
the struggle between opposing froces.
the time and place of the action in a literary work.
the act of creating and developing a character
writing or speech that explains, informs, or presents information
writing that tells a story
the overall feeling in a literary work or passage.
feeling of growing curiosity or anxious uncertainty about the outcome of events in a literary work.
the presentation of material in such a way that the reader is prepared for what is to come later in the work
language usually used in speeches, reports, essays, and most other nonfiction writing
everyday language that may incluse slang or idioms
point of view
the perspective from which a story is told
story told from the "I" point of view
third person omniscient
writer is not in the story but knows and decribes all the character's thoughts and ideas
third person limited
the narrator (not a character) focuses on thoughts and feelings of one of the characters.
third person objective
The narrator is an outsider who can report only what he or she sees and hears. This narrator can tell us what is happening, but he can't tell us the thoughts of the characters.