ELA Milestone Review
Terms in this set (32)
One sentence, life message of the story
The authors reason for writting
To get you to do something
To teach you something
To entertain you
Point of view
1st , 2nd , 3rd person
I, me, my, mine, we, us, ours
You , your
He, she, her, they, them (also characters names)
3rd person limited
Narrator is limited to one character ( tells the thoughts and feelings of one character)
3rd person omniscient
Narrator is all knowing (tells the thoughts and feelings of more than one character)
The organized pattern or sequence of events in the story.
Usually at the beginning of the story and is where the characters are introduced
The story begins to develop the conflict ( suspense occurs)
The turning point of the story ; main character comes face to face with a conflict
All loose ends of the plot are tied up
The story comes to an end
When the character speaks
When the narrater speaks
Separates narration from the dialogue
The time and place of the story
Can be either external or enteral
1. Man vs man - straight forward conflict that pits the protagonist directly against another character
2. Man vs nature - pits a storys main character or character against a natural force such as a flood, animal, or disease epidemic.
3. Man vs society - the protagonist battles an unjust element of government or culture.
Man vs self - takes place inside the body and/or mind of the character.
A sacred narrative explaining how the world and human kind came to be in their present form.
Infers or suggest things rather than stating them
Language that appeals to Senses
Compares 2 unlike things not using like or as
Compares to un like things using like or as
Giving human like qualities to an animal or object
Exaggerated statement used to heighten effect or emphasize a point
An expression is one language that can not be matched or literally translated word for word in another language.