the problem or problems characters face in a literary work
a problem or struggle between a character and someone or something outside of the character
a struggle between opposing needs, desires, or emotions within a single character
the use of hints and clues to suggest what will happen later in a plot
a conversation between two persons
the qualities shown by a character
an individual's characteristic pattern of thinking, feeling, and acting.
How the character looks
How the character acts
the method of character development in which the author simply tells what the character is like
the reader draws conclusions and discovers a character's traits based upon clues provided by the author.
Time and place the story takes place
when the story takes place
where the story takes place
The mood or attitude evoked from the story
the feeling created in a reader by a literary work or passage
Point of View
who is telling the story
told from the narrator's point of view, using "I"
Limited Third Person
follows thoughts and opinions of ONLY ONE CHARACTER
Narator knows thoughts and feelings of all characters ( Narator Knows EVERYTHING)
The story's message or lesson
when the theme is not directly stated in the story; the reader must infer
a character who does not change at all, or who remains almost entirely the same, throughout the course of a play or story
a character who undergoes change during the story
Character with few traits
Character who is more developed and is more complex
contrast between what is expected to happen and what actualy happens
Person says one thing but means the opposite.
Both the readers and the characters don't expect the outcome
Readers see/know outcome but characters do not
the final resolution of the main complication of a literary or dramatic work