18 terms

Author's Purpose and Literary Terms

STUDY
PLAY
Four basic reasons and author will write
To inform, persuade, entertain, reveal and important truth
Inference
A reasonable guess
Authors Purpose
The author's reason for creating a particular work
Feelings
The mood of a literary work
Writers can choose words, phrases __________
images
Style is the way writers __________their ideas
express
To create a ________or atmosphere
mood
To be the source of ______or struggle
conflict
The main character, or _______is the most important character
protagonist
Often the ______, the person or thing working against the protagonist is also a main character
antagonist
Some characters change throughout the story, they are called ______________
dynamic
Characters who stay the same are called _______characters
static
_____________-writer tells what character is like
Direct
_______-writer shows what character is like
Indirect
______-is what happens and how it happens in a narrative
Plot
Most plots follow a ________ order
chronological
Name the order of plot
exposition,rising action,climax,falling action,resolution
A writers _______ or main point
message