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prose
the ordinary form of written languag
poetry
a kind of rhythmic, compressed language that uses figures of speech
drama
a story written to be acted in front of people
conflict
a struggle or clash between opposing characters or opposing forces
external conflict
a character struggles against some outside force
rising action
Steps the character take to resolve the conflict
exposition
tells who the character are and there conflict
plot
the series of related events that make up an event
resolution
the characters problems are solved
internal conflict
on the other hand takes place within a characters mind
protagonist
the character the reader sympathizes
character
a person or animal who takes part in the action of a story play
antagonist
the character who opposes the protagonist
theme
the truth about life revolved in a work of liter
setting
the time and pLace in which the story occurs
climax
the most emotional or suspenseful part
non fiction
prose writing that deals with real people events and places without changing any factors
fiction
a prose account that is made up
falling action
a brief series of event leading to the ending
irony
in general, a contrast between expectation and reality
mood
the overall emotion
tone
the attitude that the author takes toward the audience
suspense
the anxiety you feel about what will happen next
dialect
a way of speaking
state or flat character
does not change much
dynamic round character
a characters who changes as a result of the story
narrator
the voice telling the story
point of view
the vantage point from which a story is told
first person
one of the characters using pronoun
omniscient
an all knowing narrator knows everything
third person
the narrator only listens to the thought and feelings of only one character
foreshadowing
the use of clues to suggest events that will happen later
flashback
a interruption in the action of the plot to tell what happened
types of conflict
character vs character
character vs nature
character vs society
character vs fantasy

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