Unit 5 Vocab

STUDY
PLAY

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plot
the plan or main story (as of a movie or literary work)
scene
one of the subdivisions of a play
Episodes
a usually brief unit of action in a dramatic or literary work
character/character traits
a conventionalized graphic device placed on an object as an indication of ownership, origin, or relationship. a distinguishing quality (as of personal character)
Resolution
the act or process of resolving
Dialogue
a written composition in which two or more characters are represented as conversing
Develop
to set forth or make clear by degrees or in detail
Narrator
to tell (as a story) in detail
speaker in text
a person who speaks. a person who speaks formally before an audience; lecturer; orator.
Presentation
the act of presenting
Expository
of, relating to, or containing exposition
reason
a statement offered in explanation or justification
Detail
extended treatment of or attention to particular items a part of a whole
Fact
a thing done something that has actual existence
Explanation
the act or process of explaining
Elaboration
marked by complexity, fullness of detail, or ornateness
thesis statement
a short statement, usually one sentence, that summarizes the main point or claim of an essay, research paper, etc., and is developed, supported, and explained in the text by means of examples and evidence.
formal style
Longer sentences are likely to be more prevalent in formal writing.
Conclusion
a reasoned judgment, the last part of something
Introduction
something that introduces, the act or process of introducing
Transitions
passage from one state, stage, subject, or place to another
topic
one of the general forms of argument employed in probable reasoning
cause/effect
A cause-effect relationship is a relationship in which one event (the cause) makes another event happen (the effect).
formatting
the shape, size, and general makeup (as of something printed)
Heading
something that forms or serves as a head
Classification
the act or process of classifying
Selection
the act or process of selecting
Organization
the act or process of organizing or of being organized
Analyze
o study or determine the nature and relationship of the parts of (something) by analysis
relevant evidence
"Relevant evidence" means evidence having any tendency to make the existence of any fact that is of consequence to the determination of the action more probable or less probable than it would be without the evidence.
Setting
the manner, position, or direction in which something is set