Vocabulary list 2
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what is book is about by using main facts and details
central message or deeper meaning in a story, poem, or work of literature
the main point of a story
the manner through which an author reveals the characters in a narrative
this is an opponent or rival of protagonist
people, animals, or other beings that appear in a literary work
outside pressure or force that can change the thoughts and actions of a character
reasons behind actions of characters. THey are often needs or desires
someone who tells the story
characters background and contacts with other people
actions of a caracter speaks louder tan words to show te characters true self.
an author tells how characters look, dress, and what their ages are, just as you might describe a friemd of yours to someone.
conversation between 2 people in a story
if narrator us one of the characters, he or she reveals a great deal thought narration. speaker will tell how other characters feel or think about another character or will describe how they act.
the narrator tells the story from the "I" point of view.
speaker is talking to you and uses the pronoun " you". Rarely used in fiction but is fairly common in poetry, short essays, and songs.
an outside observer tells the story describing characters as "he", "she', or "they"
the narrator is capable of knowing, telling and seeing all tat happens to the main caracter.
speaker tells the story knowing only what is seen, heard and felt by the thoughts and viewpoints of one character, usually main but sometimes an outsider
place and time in a story
the feeling a reader experiences while reading
an attitude that the author conveys