Flashcards in Structure Deck (33):
Conversation between two or more characters.
A section in a text that is before the events of the main story
A verb that describes something that will happen in the future, eg. 'They will laugh'
The person who tells the story.
A verb that describes something that happened in the past, .e.g. they laughed
Point of view
The way a character regards events or people.
A verb that describes what is currently happening, eg. 'They laugh'.
The order in which things happen
Where the events take place
The organisation of a text
A written story or account.
Particular view of something
The person telling the story from their point of view
A feature that helps to structure a text.
To understand and share someone else feelings.
The writer focusing on a specific thing or small detail.
Often deals with bigger details- setting, more than one character ect.
When the writer changes focus from one character to another, form one setting to another, focusing on someones thought to what is happening.
When a story ends in a similar way in which it started, this could be through the characters or the setting, ect.
The most exciting part of the story.
Disappointing part of the story, where it isn't what you expected.
Tension/action is building towards a climax.
The action/tension of a story starts to fall away.
A clear difference between things.
The point of view of a character involved in the action story, using 'I'.
The point of view of someone not involved in the action of a story, using 'he', 'she' ect.
The point of view which the story is told.
(OPENING)Dialogue characters are speaking as the narrative begins
The reader is thrown in, without orientation or warning
(OPENING)Description sets the scene or describes the character.
Establishes mood and atmosphere , creating a visual pic for the reader.
(OPENING) Introduction of character
Gives the reader someone the empathise with or imagine straight away
(OPENING) Mystery an intriguing event or question is set up
Pulls the reader in by making the, want to know what happened next
(OPENING) Thematic, indicates which ideas or themes will be significant.
Lets the reader know that the detail to follow fits into wider content.