2nd Quarter Literature Terms

Created by nramos 

Upgrade to
remove ads

15 terms

theme

recurring idea or central insight mirrored in the story's conflict and characters

moral

simple statement that teaches a simple truth

implicitly

theme is subtly woven throughout the story's elements

explicitly

the author tells the reader the theme outright

omniscient point of view

author tells the reader the characters thoughts and motives

limited-omniscient point of view

author gets inside the head of one of the story's characters

first person point of view

author becomes one of the characters

plot

series of events arranged to produce a definite sense of movement toward a specific goal

exposition

introduces the setting, characters, and situation

inciting moment

event that sets the conflict in motion

rising action

the main character faces complications in the story

crisis

moment of greatest suspense

falling action

follows the crisis, the details of the story come together

final moment of suspense

immediately precedes the denouement

denouement

resolution

Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.

Having trouble? Click here for help.

We can’t access your microphone!

Click the icon above to update your browser permissions above and try again

Example:

Reload the page to try again!

Reload

Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom

Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom

It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.

Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.

For more help, see our troubleshooting page.

Your microphone is muted

For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.

NEW! Voice Recording

Click the mic to start.

Create Set