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Genre

Category in writing

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Fiction

Made up
Follows a plot

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Prose

Normal writing
Not poetry

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Short story

-Characters are not as developed
-One main character
-one conflict

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Novel

-Many characters will developed
-many conflict

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Point of view

Perspective in which the story is told.

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1st person p.o.v

-Told by character
- the "i" and the "me"

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2nd person p.o.v.

-Told to the reader
-The "you"

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3rd person p.o.v.

-The "he" "she" and "they"
-Narrator tells a story about someone else

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Omniscient 3rd person p.o.v.

-knows everything

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Limited 3rd person p.o.v

-Limited knowledge

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Protagonist

-main character

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Antagonist

-antagonizes the protagonist

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Setting

-place
-time
-social context

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Mood

-atmosphere
-sense of emotion

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Theme

-universal truth
-exploded throughout the whole story