A prose narrative shorter than a novel
A confrontation/struggle between characters/forces
Statement that the text seems to be making about the work
The arrangement and interrelation of events
A conflict between man and an outside force
Man vs supernatural, fate, nature, man, machine, or society
What are the types of external conflict?
A problem with oneself, inside the mind
A character that has an epiphany or experiences a change.
A fully developed character; one that we associate with real people.
Point of View
The vantage point from which the story is being told.
Point of view where the character speaks as though it had happened to themselves personally.
Creates and builds the reader's attention
Something that stands for/suggests something larger and more complex
Characters talking & acting; leaves the reader to infer things about the characters.
The author intervines authoratively, describing and evaluating qualities of the characters.
Leading character in a work with good and bad qualities.
The character pitted against the protagonist
The time and place in which the story takes place
A type of irony where one thing is expected to happen but the opposite occurs.
A type of irony where what is said is the opposite of what is meant
A type of irony where the audience knows/understands more than the characters involoved
When the author suggests or predicts an outcome to the plot.
A character that stays the same from the begining of the story to the end
The part of a literary plot that occurs after the climax has been reached and before the conflict has been resolved
The point of highest interest in a literary work
The introductory material which gives the setting, creates the tone, presents the characters, and presents other facts necessary to understanding the story.
End of the story where loose ends are tied up
The series of conflicts or struggles that build a story toward a climax.
Third Person Omniscient
Writer is not in the story but knows and decribes all the character's thoughts and ideas