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CyberHigh English 2A Unit 1
These are the words from the glossary in Cyber High's English 2A, Unit 1
Terms in this set (31)
the people, animals or imaginary characters in the plot.
the way a writer develops the characters or presents the characters to the reader.
the way the characters in the story experience the events of the plot together and resolve conflict.
may be external, involving a character struggling against an outside force; may also be internal, occurring within a character.
the meaning of the word not directly expressed, a feeling it commonly suggests, or the implied meaning.
figuring out the meaning of the word by using the surrounding text.
a word's dictionary definition or literal meaning.
characters who have made some kind of change during the course of the story.
exposition of the plot
includes the introduction of the characters, establishes relationships, sets the scene, and presents the point of view.
falling action in the plot
the end of the story which resolves the conflict and explains the events.
writing that comes mainly from the author's imagination, although it may be inspired by real people or events.
first person point of view
the narrator is the "I" in the story, who is involved in and experiences the plot and interacts with other characters in the story.
words and phrases that appeal to the reader's senses of sight, smell, touch, hearing, or taste.
the meaning of the word, phrase, or situation is directly opposite of the intended meaning.
the person on which the plot focuses. Most of the events or experiences revolve around the main character's actions, goals, or conflicts.
a comparison between two things that are relatively unlike but have something in common; it does not use the words "like" or "as."
the emotional feeling or atmosphere of the story, often giving the reader a clue as to what is about to happen.
a character who describes the action in his or her own words.
the term used to describe when an author gives human characteristics to inanimate objects or animals.
the sequence of events in the novel or story, similar to an outline of what happens, when it happens and who is involved in it.
point of view
signifies the way a story gets told or the way the author presents the reader with the characters, dialogue, and events of the story.
rising action in the plot
a conflict is introduced and suspense is built.
characters involved in the action of the story but are not the central focus.
the particular time and place in which the events occur, real or imaginary.
a comparison between two things indicated by the word "like" or "as."
a character that remains essentially the same throughout the story or unchanged by the events that unfold.
the overall message received by the reader after reading the story.
third person point of view
the narrator is someone outside of the story and refers to all of the characters by name or as "he," "she," and "they."
the way a writer implies certain ideas and opinions without directly stating them to the reader.
turning point of the plot
the suspense reaches its peak and a change occurs for the main character.
themes to which many people from many different walks of life can relate.
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