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the statement an author makes (or implies) about life through the plot and/or character (Author's Message)
the beginning of a story--you meet characters, learn the setting, and the conflict is set up.
the events in the story which lead to the climax--suspense about the conflict is built
involves a struggle with another character, nature, or society (Man vs. Man, Man vs. Society, Man vs. Nature/Disease)
First Person Point of View
the narrator is a character in the story and tells the story through his or her eyes.
Third Person (Limited) Point of View
the narrator reports the action from the viewpoint of ONE of the characters. He/she knows only what this ONE character is thinking and feeling, but is not a character in the story.
Omniscient Point of View
the narrator is all knowing and views the story events through the eyes of MORE THAN ONE character--the omniscient narrator knows everything that ALL of the characters think and feel.
when the result of an action is contrary to what is expected (the opposite of what you would expect)
(EX: The Police Station is robbed)
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