the point of highest interest in a literary work
a sentence with one independent clause and at least one dependent clause
a sentence with two or more coordinate independent clauses, often joined by one or more conjunctions
Conflict - external
a struggle between two forces. An external conflict can take place between two characters; between a character and a group; between a character and society as a whole; or between a character and an animal or a force of nature.
Conflict - internal
An internal conflict is a struggle that takes place within a character's mind or heart. In an internal conflict, a character might struggle with paralyzing fear or a need for revenge.
details that relate to or describe actual, specific things or events
the implied or associative meaning of a word
how the author gets the point across
a sentence that makes a statement or declaration
the literal meaning of a word