14 terms

TKA Honors English Exam

The King's Academy English Honors exam for the 2nd Quarter
STUDY
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Expositon
provides background information that is located at the beginning of a story
Rising Action
the inciting events that build up to the climax
Complication
the bulk of the story
Conflict
there is no story without it and it causes the climax
Protagonist
works to solve the problem
Setting
time period and location
Climax
highest point of interest in the story and it typically resolves the problem
Falling Action
Events that rap up the story or wind down the resolution
Resolution
wraps up a story and feels like "the end"
Cliffhanger
Little to no falling action and the reader is left with unanswered questions
Theme
the main message or life lesson the author is telling readers
Point of View
the perspective from which the story is told
First Person
narrator is a character in the story (uses "I" "me" and "my")
Third Person
narrator is an outside observer telling what is witnessed and/or what characters think/feel