something that juts out from a surface
abandoning; getting rid of
something breathed out; breath
in such a slight way as to be almost unnoticeable
in a way not relating to the point or situation
not blocked; unobstructed
Cause and Effect
a text structure that shows how or why one thing leads to another
the reason that an action takes place
the result or consequence of the cause
the arrangement of details in time order
The use of clues to hint at events that will occur later in the plot.
series of related events that make up a story or drama
Basic Situation or Exposition
the first part of a plot which presents the main characters and their conflicts
the most intense moment in the plot, the moment at which something happens that reveals how the conflict will turn out
in the resolution, all the problems in the story are resolved, and the story is brought to a close
the uncertainty or anxiety we feel about what is going to happen next in a story
struggle or clash between opposing characters, forces or emotions
when a character struggles against an outside force, which may be another character, society as a whole, or something in nature
a struggle between opposing needs, desires, or emotions within a single character
author of Contents of the Dead Man's Pocket
not or opposite of
thin paper used for typing carbon copies
lacking in physical strength; thin, delicate
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