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BERTA MHS Literary Terms Review
high point where character makes a turn for the good or for the bad
the main problem in a story, consists of several conflicts
introduction of characters, setting and background
the single event that gets a story going
the resolution to a story
painting a picture with words
attitude the author takes toward his work
atmosphere created in the story
struggle between 2 opposing forces
all knowing narrator/point of view
3rd person limited
story's told from a slanted point of view
1st person major
main character tells the story
1st person minor
minor character tells the story
main character facing a conflict(s)
main character who opposed the protagonist
a short, concise statement of principle; expression of wise or clever observations
a natural manner of speaking to a native speaker of a language.