The general feeling or mood in a work of literature.
A person or an animal in a work of literature.
Antagonist: The force that opposes the main character in his attempt to solve a problem.
Protagonist: The main character who faces a problem and is resisted by an opposing force.
How the writer reveals what a character is like. (through how he acts, what he says, how others react to him, how the narrator describes him/himself?)
The big struggle between characters or between opposing forces.
External conflict - person vs person/society
person vs. nature/environment
person vs. technology
Internal conflict - person vs. self
the exact words that characters say.
the reason why characters behave the way they do.
The series of related events that make up the story.