the series of related events occuring in a story
the location/area in which the story takes place
the concept or central message that is conveyed in the story
when the author provides hints of what is later to come in the story
the highest point of the story, what the conflicts and complications build up to
changes in some way throughout the story
against the main character
the main character in the story, usually the "good guy"
a type of figurative language in which a nonhuman subject is given human characteristics
comparison between two unlike things using "like" or "as"
person/thing/animal appearing in a story.
character in the story, but is not of great importance.
character that remains the same throughout the story
an exaggeration, over-statement
when the opposite of what is expected happens
character that usually shows many sides of personality and shows growth or maturity throughout the story
character that usually only shows one side of his/her personality and shows growth
a reference in literary work to a person, place, or thing in histroy or another work of literature.
one who tells the story
point of view
a way the events of a story are conveyed to the reader
the tension that the author uses to create a feeling of discomfort about the unknown
struggle between opposing forces
the personality a character displays
word whose sound imitates/suggests its meaning