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Flashcards in Fiction Deck (16):
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Genre

Category of writing; adventure/mystery

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Fiction

Made up; not real, follows plot

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Prose

Normal writing, not poetry

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Short story

Characters not as developed, one main character, one conflict

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Novel

Many characters, well developed, many conflicts

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Point of view

Perspective from which the story is told

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First person point of view

Told by a character
"I" and "me" are used

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Second person point of view

Told to the reader
"you"
Instructions

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Third person point of view

"he" "she" "they" narrator tells story about someone else

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Omniscient third person point of view

Knows everything

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Limited third person point of view

Limited knowledge

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Protagonist

Main character

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Antagonist

antagonize the protagonist

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Setting

Place, time, social context

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Mood

Atmosphere sense of emotion created

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Theme

Universal truth explored throughout the whole story