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Fictional Narrative Review Terms
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Background information presented in a literary work.
Events leading up to the climax
The turning point of the story
The parts of a story after the climax and before the very end
Denouncement or resolution
How the conflict is solved; the final result of the conflict
Tells the audience what the personality of the character is like - "The patient boy and quiet girl were both well mannered and never disobeyed their parents."
How the author shows the audience about the character through speech, thoughts, effect on others, actions, and looks.
The time and place of a story
Central idea of a work of literature
The exact words between two or more people
Feeling or atmosphere that a writer creates for the reader - it can be conveyed by the setting, by characters actions, by word choice.
Attitude a writer takes toward the audience, a subject, or a character
A contrast between expectation and reality
An outcome that turns out to be very different from what was expected
When a reader is aware of something that a character isn't
The use of hints and clues to suggest what will happen later in a plot.
A scene that interrupts the normal chronological sequence of events in a story to depict something that happened at an earlier time
A comparison using "like" or "as"
A comparison without using like or as
A word that imitates the sound it represents.
Repetition of initial consonant sounds
1st person point of view
The narrator is a character in the story. ( I, me, my, we, our ) It is narrated from inside the story.
3rd person point of view
The narrator is NOT involved in the story; uses "he," "she," "they
2nd person point of view
When the narrator refers to one of the characters (or the reader) as "You" The reader is the main character to their own adventure.