17 terms

ELEMENTS OF FICTION

STUDY
PLAY

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Setting
Where and when a story takes place
Character
People, animals and creature in a story
Individual vs self
one character has a problem inside him or herself
Individual vs individual
one character has a problem with another character
Individual vs society
one character has a problem with the society or the law
Individual vs nature
one character has a problem with nature
individual vs supernatural
one character has a problem with the supernatural
Conflict
A problem in a story
Plot
The events in a story
Exposition
The characters, setting and problem is introduced
Rising Action
The characters struggles with the problem that becomes more complicated
Climax
The turning point of the story. The most exciting part of the story.
Falling Action
Events start to fall in place as the problem no longer exists
Resolution
Loose ends are tied up as we read about the conclusion of the story
Theme
The message about life
Protagonist
The main character
Antagonist
This character is against the main character