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Point of view

The perspective from which a story is told.

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Setting

The time and place in which a novel's action happens

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Methods of Characterization

The way an author makes a character seem realistic and believable to us, the readers, including Physical Description, Thoughts and Feelings, Words and Actions, Others' Reactions

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Paragraph structure

The basic beginning, middle, and end format that most paragraphs follow.

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Coherence

Explanation that flows smoothly from one to the next in a paragraph.

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Transitions


Individual words that create coherence in a paragraph. Ex. also, next, rather than, in addition to, however.

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Unity

Focus on a single idea throughout an entire paragraph

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Topic sentence

A sentence near the beginning of a paragraph that states the main idea.

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Clincher

A sentence at the end of a paragraph that sums up the main idea

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Body

The middle section of a paragraph in which the main idea is developed through explanation, examples, and details.

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Conflict

The struggle between two opposing forces in a story.

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External Conflict

A struggle between a character and an outside force. Four types are: Character vs. Character; Character vs. Fate; Character vs. Society; and Character vs. Nature.

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Internal Conflict

A struggle between a character and his own decisions

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Levels of Questions

A discussion technique in which high, medium, and low questions are asked to encourage conversation. Level 3 questions ask us to connect with the world in general or our personal life. Level 2 questions ask us about our personal opinions. Level 1 questions ask us to list facts.