For the literary elements quiz
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By Lmpy Humanities 3rd hr. Washington Gifted Academy Rockford, IL.
Sequence of events that make up a story
The beginning of a short story. The characters and setting are introduced and also maybe the conflict
The events that begin to develop the conflict.
the turning point of the story. The main character will change in some way.
the events that happen after the climax.
the story comes to a reasonable end.
The struggle between two forces in a story.
man v. man Man v. society Man v. nature
INTERNAL- man v. self
the feeling in the reader created by the WRITER.
time, place, and atmosphere of the story
people and animals in a story, poem, or play
The writer tells us what the character is like.
The writer shows what the character is like through their relationships with other characters.
The central or main character Good guy / hero
the force or person who works against the protagonist.
a character who is well developed by the author and who many traits
A one-sided character and often a stereotype, underdeveloped
Point of view-first person
A narrator who is a character in the story and relates to the actions through his her own perspective, also reveling his or her own thoughts.
Point of view-second person
The narrator tells the story as an observer and the reader may be involved.
Point of view-third person
The story is told by someone outside of the story.
the underlying main idea, concept, or general truth of the story
a scene in a story which interrupts the sequence of events to relate to events that occurred in the past.
the use of hints and clues to suggest what will happen later in a plot
the unique way an author presents his ideas
the author's attitude toward the subject
when people say one thing but mean another. Sarcasm
an outcome that turns out to be very different from what was expected
irony that occurs when the meaning of the situation is understood by the reader but not by the characters in the story
Symbol or symbolism
A thing that represents something beyond itself
a compelling sentence at the beginning of a story used to get the reader's attention
a part in a story that causes suspense and leaves the reader wondering
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