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able to be felt; easily perceived
the ability of moving quickly and easily
urges on; stirs up
expressions of sympathy with another in grief
reduce in value
careful about what one says or does
lack of vigor; weakness
beginning; start; commencement
total rejection of established laws and institutions
of or relating to a centralized government that does not tolerate parties of differing opinions
to destroy the collective existence or main body of; wipe out
to prevent the presence, existence, or occurrence of; make impossible
A brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or idea of historical, cultural, political or literary significance.
The use of words or phrases to create mental pictures for the reader. Uses figures of speech to develop images.
A feeling of tension that keeps readers wondering what will happen next.
A difference or contradiction between appearance and reality or between what is expected and what actually happens.
A message or insight about life.
The use of clues to hint at events that will happen later in a story; used by authors to create suspense.
The sequence of events in a narrative that is structured around a conflict, or problem, and can be divided into five parts.
2. Rising Action
4. Falling Action
Background of a story is introduced
Central conflict is introduced
High point of intensity in the conflict is reached
Conflict's intensity lessens
Conflict concludes and loose ends are tied up
the main character who creates the action of a story and engages a reader's interest and empathy; is often a hero or heroine
a character who opposes the protagonist
a character with multiple character traits that contradict; is fully developed
a character who displays one or two character traits in a plot
a character who does not change by the end of the plot
a character who changes by the end of the plot
a main character in a literary work; a leading or principal figure
a supporting character that helps the main character accomplish the action
a character that enhances another character through contrast
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