Flashcards in Structure Deck (34):
Conversation between to or more characters
A section in a text that is set before the events of the main story
A verb that describes something that will happen in the future
e.g '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 something that is happening now
e.g 'they laugh' or 'they are laughing'
The order in which things happen
Where the events take place
The organisation of a text
A spoken or written account of connected events; a story.
The person telling the story from their point of view
A particular view of something
A feature that helps to structure a text
The writer focusing on a perspective (often small details) section on the text
Often deals with better details /setting etc.
When the writer changes focus from one character to another. From what a character is thinking to what a character is doing
A story ends in a similar way to how to begins. This can be from the setting/ character action etc.
The most exciting part of the story
The tension of the story builds up to the climax
The mood of the story starts to fall away
To understand and share some else's feeling
The point of view pf a character involved in the action of a story using 'I'
The speed at which something happens
The point of view of someone not involved in the action of a story using 'he', 'she' or 'they'
The underlying idead and feelings suggested by a word
Dialogue,characters are speaking as the narrative begins, opening effects
The reader is thrown straight in, without orientation or warning
Description, sets the scene or describes a character, opening effect
Established mood and atmosphere, and creates a visual picture for the reader
Character,introduces a character's thoughts, opening effect
Gives the reader someone to empathise with or image straightaway
Mystery, an intriguing event or question is set up, opening effect
Pulls the reader in by making them want to know what happens next
Thematic statement, indicates what ideas or themes will be significant, opening effect
Lets the reader know that the detail to follow fits into a wider context