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Arts and Humanities
Narrative Writing Vocab
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The part of story or play where the tension or action reaches its highest part. Sometimes, the climax is a "crisis" point in the plot.
Descriptive details are sensory recreations of experiences, objects, or imaginings. In other words, description encourages a more concrete or sensory experience of a subject, one that allows the reader to transport himself or herself into a scene.
Dialogue is a conversation between two or more people.
Edit / Revise
Revision is a recurrent process of writing and re-writing whereas editing focuses more on stylistic and grammatical facts once you have a satisfactory draft.
Beginning of the story where characters and setting are introduced.
When the main problem of the story resolves.
A narrative is a spoken or written account of connected events.
Punctuation are the marks, such as period, comma, and parentheses, used in writing to separate sentences and their elements and to clarify meaning.
Closely connected or appropriate to what is being done or considered.
The part of a story's plot line in which the problem of the story is resolved or worked out.
A series of relevant incidents that create suspense, interest, and tension in a narrative.
(Another term for point of view)
The position from which something or someone is observed.
First Person P.O.V.
First person P.O.V. is when someone is telling you his or her story. The biggest clue that a sentence is written in the first person is the use of first-person pronouns. Singular first-person pronouns include I, me, my, mine and myself.
Second Person P.O.V.
The second-person point of view belongs to the person (or people) being addressed. The biggest indicator of the second person is the use of second-person pronouns: you, your, yours, yourself, yourselves.
Third Person P.O.V.
The third-person point of view belongs to the person (or people) being talked about. The third-person pronouns include he, him, his, himself, she, her, hers, herself, it, its, itself, they, them, their, theirs, and themselves.
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