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From which a story is told

Point of view

1

The narrator participates in the action of the story

First person point of view

2

Narrator does not participate in the action of the story as one of the characters

Third person point of view

3

Narrator whose knowledge is limited to one character. The narrator knows everything about one character.

Third person limited

4

A narrator who knows everything about every character and is all-knowing. Reader knows about the characters feelings of all the characters in the story.

Third person omniscient

5

The narrator never tells the reader about what the character thinks or feels, and remains a detached observer of the story. You may also see this in instructions and nonfiction texts.

Third person objective

6

The main character of the story is the reader.

Second person

7

Usually one or more of these: to entertain; to express thoughts, feelings, or emotions; to inform; to explain; to persuade or argue.

Authors purpose

8

The unique combination of ideas, values, feelings, and beliefs that influences the way a writer looks at a topic.

Authors perspective

9

The writer's attitude during his or her subject. (angry, sad, humorous, respectful)

Tone

10

The feeling or atmosphere a writer creates for the reader.

Mood

11

The moral or the lesson the writer shares with the reader.

Theme

12

Time and place of the action

Setting

13

People, animals, or imaginary creatures who take part in the action and in work of literature.

Character

14

What are the types of characters?

Round – major characters; flat – minor characters

15

The voice that tells the story

Narrator

16

Includes exposition, rising action, climax, conflict, falling action, and resolution

Plot

17

Introduces characters, setting, and hints at the conflict.

Exposition

18

Shows how conflict unfolds and gets more complicated; builds suspense

Rising action

19

High point in action, turning point, often results in changes in main character.

Climax

20

Eases suspense, shows how main character begins to resolve conflict.

Falling action

21

Ties up loose ends, story ends.

Resolution

22

Internal or external; man vs. man, man vs. nature, man vs. society – the struggle between opposing forces

Conflict

23

Words that are used in an imaginative way to express ideas that are not literally true.

Figurative language

24

Comparison of two things that are basically unlike but share some similarities.

Metaphor

25

She is a bear in the morning. What is this an example of?

A metaphor

26

Comparison of two things using the words LIKE or AS.

Simile

27

Picking grapes was like living in Siberia. What is this an example of?

Simile

28

The giving of human qualities to an animal, object, or idea.

Personification

29

My pencil danced across the paper as ideas came. What is this an example of?

Personification