Trimester 2 Vocabulary
a demand or threat that is final
a person who is unfairly blamed for something that others have done
an agreement under international law
a person killed or injured in a war or accident
deliberate killing of a large group of people especially those of an ethnic group.
sets the stage for a story. Characters are introduced, and the setting is described.
The plot "thickens" as the conflict begins to unfold. Complications are introduced and suspense builds.
the point of greatest interest or suspense in the story. The turning point, when the action reaches a peak and the outcome of the conflict is decided.
occurs after the climax of the story when things start falling into place
the loose ends are tied up and the story comes to a close.
obvious to the eye or mind
having a composed or serious manner that is worthy of respect.
with no protection or shield
anyone who submits to the belief that they are powerless to change their destiny
supplied with necessary furniture, appliances, etc.
impossible to bear, intolerable.
marked by precise accordance with details
able to be endured
A brief account of an incident that is made to entertain or make a point.
The time and place of the action of the story.
A type of category of literature.
Writing that paints a colorful picture by using many adjectives.
The message or central idea of the story.
A person or thing working against the main character.
An author's distinctive style or manner of expression.
When a writer provides hints that suggest future events in a story.
All of the techniques a writer uses to create characters.
The central character of a story, often called the hero.
Written conversation between two or more characters.
When an author goes back to an earlier time in the story.
a struggle between opposing forces
The reason why a character acts, feels, or thinks a certain way.
point of view
The angle from which a story is told.
concepts of a plot diagram
This would include the exposition, rising action, the climax, falling action and resolution.
a struggle a character has within himself.
a character struggles against another person or some other outside force.
open resistance; bold disobedience
not conforming to accepted standards of ethics
a class of persons holding exceptional rank and privileges, especially the hereditary nobility
a system of government in which most of the important decisions are made by state officials
someone who belongs to an organization that belongs of workers formed to protect and further their rights and interests; a labor union.
in a clumsy or uncomfortable way
completely confused; puzzled
Things that are important to a person
a binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable
Anger as a result of something unjust
A stage in a series of changes
an act of becoming fully aware of something as a fact
stiff and unbending; not flexible