literary terms

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Author's purpose

the main reason(s) an author writes a story


what happens as a result of the cause


what makes something


what happens in the story (conflict,climax)


the problem in the story

rising action

as the conflict builds


when and where the story happened


when a problem or conflict is faced


when a problem or conflict is solved


the order that events happen in a story


cannot be proven and tells what you think


something that can be proved


the underlying meaning of the story


the people and animals of the story

compare and contrast

tell how things are alike and different

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