1) a word or phrase that refers to an idea rather than a concrete object or thing 2) In research writing a short summary of your completed research.
abbreviations formed from the initial components in a phrase or name.
the repetition of beginning sounds of words
a reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary work, etc.
a comparison used to explain an idea
a usually short narrative of an interesting, amusing, or biographical incident
without any name acknowledged, as that of author, contributor, or the like
the repetition of vowel sounds within words
a reader or viewer of a work
a person who writes a novel, poem, essay, etc.
the reason for writing
an account of a person's life written by that person (nonfiction)
the side a person favors (slant)
an account of one's life written by someone else (nonfiction)
A person portrayed in a novel, short story, or play. Can be animals or objects, also, but those are almost always personified.
the main character in a story, novel, drama or other literary work
a person/thing that works against the protagonist
appears throughout the novel, or in a major section of it; he/she is involved in the important actions and conflicts.
supports the main character in a story; they do not grow or change during the story. They are also known as two-dimensional or flat .
a character that does not change within/during a story
a person who changes within throughout a story
a character that possesses opposite qualities of the protagonist
how an author brings a character to life
Stating directly what the character is like
Writers show the characters in action and let readers decide for themselves what kind of characters they are. Writers will show what the characters do, what the characters say, what the character thinks, and what others say about the character.
the turning point of a story
to identify similarities
The minor challenges in the plot that appear during the rising action and make the overall conflict harder to solve.
the struggle(s) encountered in a work
Internal conflict-man vs. self
When a character is challenging his/her own beliefs or overcoming his/her emotions
External conflict-man vs. man
When one character struggles against another character
External conflict-man vs. nature
When a character struggles against the elements of nature, especially for survival
External conflict-man vs. society
When a character challenges an element or an idea of society
the feelings associated with a word
hints or suggestions in a text (usually to help with the meaning of a word)