Literature CRT Review
Terms in this set (30)
Author's choice and arrangement of words.
What the writer believes, based on his or her personal viewpoint.
Making a guess about what will happen next in a story.
Emotional quality or atmosphere of a literary work.
Language that is used for descriptive effect. Includes similes and metaphors.
Expression that uses like or as to compare two unlike things.
Expression that compares two unlike things and does not contain the words like or as.
Intention of the author: to persuade, describe, inform or combination of these.
Main idea of an essay.
Brief, entertaining story based on a single interesting or humorous incident or event.
Instructions for actors and stage crew, usually set in italics.
The time and place of a story.
Uncertainty or anxiety the reader feels about what is going to happen next in a story.
A narrative device that hints at coming events; often builds suspense or anxiety in the reader.
An account of a person's life written by that person.
A series of related events.
Beginning of the story. Introduces who the characters are and what they want.
A struggle between a character and an outside force.
A struggle between opposing needs, desires, or emotions within a single character.
the most intense, exciting, or important point of something; a culmination or apex.
End of the story. All the loose ends are tied up.
A struggle between opposing forces. A story can have both internal and external conflicts.
Anyone who plays a part in the story.
The truth or insight the story reveals about people and life.
Point of View
The relationship of the narrator to the story.
First Person Point of View
One of the characters is telling the story.
Third Person Limited
Narrator sees the world through only one characters eyes and thoughts.
Third Person Omniscient
The narrator is not a character in the story but knows what all of the characters are thinking along with the events that happen.
The person telling the story.
Event in the story that introduces the central conflict.
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