11 terms

ch. 2 terms

conflict and charecterization
interal conflict
a struggle in a character heart or mind. Ex.a character' struggle with shyness,fear,or jealousy
external conflict
a struggle between a character and an outside force; there are many different types
man vs. self
where the main character of the story has a problem or struggle with him or herself Ex.making difficult decision;battling cancer;a guilty conscience;moral issues
man vs. man
where the conflict arises between 2 or more characters.Ex. fist-fight between 2 characters;Harry potter vs. voldemort
man vs. society
where a main character thinks differently from society or the norm;believing or behaving in a way that is different what is expected and accepted in that society.
man vs. nature
where a character or character have to fight against the forces of nature.Ex. against an Earthquake,tornado,tsunami,etc.;a disaster type scenario of nature
man vs. fate
where a character tries to break away and be free from some predestined path or destiny; can be conflict between fate and free will.Ex. a path that's been chosen before the character was born or without his or her knowledge
man vs. supernatural
where a character or characters fight against elements outside the natural realm.Ex. character vs.ghost,aliens,monsters,spirits unexplainable occurrences, etc
the way a writer reveals the personality of a character ; a writer can reveal it in 6 ways:looks,speaks,acts,thoughts and feelings,other characters,directly describing.
compare and contrast
finding similarities and differences between 2 things
cause and effect
determining the reason something happens as well as the result of that cause;the cause happens first and the event happens after;events in a plot are often connected by cause and effect.