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Literary Elements Vocab
all the literary elements you'll need to know for Mrs. Pledger's midterm! Good luck and Happy Studying!
a category of literature
a person or animal that takes a part in the action
a character that we don't know a lot about
a character that we know a lot about
a character that doesn't change
a character that changes
the creating of a character
the high point of the action in the story
a struggle between two opposing forces
protagonist vs. outside force
a battle within the character's soul
giving hints about upcoming events in the novel
using imagery or words/phrases that appeals to the five senses
a contradiction between what happens and what is expected to happen
an event in the story unexpected by the character
a twist in the story unexpected to the reader
the way the author makes you feel.
the speaker/character that tells the story
the sequence of events in a story
the time and place of an action
anything that stands for something else
the central message
the act of looking back on things
the main character in a story
the character opposing the main character
the actions leading to the conflict
the actions after the climax
the end of the conflict
a brief work of fiction
a long work of fiction