Elements of Fiction
the place and time period of a story.
the turning point or peak of the action.
the feeling created in the reader.
sequence of events in the story.
paints a picture in the reader's mind.
state of tension; a sense of uncertainty.
uses words in a non-literal way;giving meaning beyond the ordinary one.
complex and multi-dimensional; you know a lot about this person.
the main character in the plot's conflict.
the techniques an author uses to create and develop a character.
Point of view
The angle from which story is told.
explanation of the situation and the condition of the characters.
someone who offers opposition (bad guy or conflict).
opposition in a work of drama or fiction between characters or forces.
the use of hints and clues to suggest what will happen later in a plot
A word or phrase signifying a sign or mark representing something else.
A comparison of what is expected to happen being opposite of what actually happens.
Underlying meaning and the author's purpose.