17 terms

Maddock Freshmen Short Story Quiz Review

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exposition
it introduces the setting, characters, and basic situation of a literary work
internal conflict
a struggle between opposing forces that takes place within a character
character
person or animal involved in the action of a story
climax
the high point of interest and suspense
point of view
the vantage point from which a story is told
plot
sequence of events in a literary work
foreshadowing
use in a literary work of clues that suggest events that have yet to occur
resolution
the end of the central conflict
external conflict
the struggle of a character against outside forces
conflict
a struggle between opposing forces; might be internal or external
entrails
internal organs, specifically intestines
precariously
insecurely
imminent
likely to happen soon
iridescent
having shifting, rainbowlike colors
vortex
center of a situation, which draws in all that surrounds it
infallibility
condition of being unable to fail
evanesced
faded away