It focuses on the artistic decisions an author makes and often has a pattern in many of her or his writings
a writer’s use of hints or clues to indicate events that will occur later in a story
a person, place, or object that represents something beyond itself
where the tangles of the plot are untied and the mysteries are solved.
the central character in a story and is always involved in the central conflict of the plot.
a work of fiction that can be read in one sitting and develops one major conflict
the attitude a write takes toward a subject
a form of figurative language that makes a direct comparison between two things that have something in common
the feeling that a writer creates for the reader usually through setting
a written conversation between two or more characters
third person limited
when a narrator is outside the action and related the events through his or her eyes only
characters that remain the same throughout a story
language that communicates ideas beyond the literal meanins of the words
third person omniscient
when a narrator is outside the action, is all-knowing and can see into the minds of more than one character
point of view
the narrative method used in a short story
techniques writers use to develop individuals who participate in the action of a literary work.
a figure of speech in which the truth is exaggerated for emphasis or for humor
first person point of view
when a character within a selection describes the action as a particpant, in his or her own words
exists when a story is told within a narrative- a “story within a story.”
characters that undergo change as the plot unfolds
a figure of speech in which human qualities are attributed to something that is not human
Name the 7 Elements of Fiction
plot, setting, theme, point of view, symbolism, tone, characterization
the struggle between opposingn forces and is the basis of plot in a story
the particular variety of a language spoken in a definite place by a distinct group of people
an account of a conversation, an episode, or an event that happened before the beginning of a story
a clearly stated comparison between two things that are actually using words “like” or “as”
the character or force against which the main character is pitted.
the central idea or message in a work of literature
an extended (longer) work of fiction
the moment in the plot when the interest and emotional intensity reach their highest point
is the time and place of the action of a short story
a contrast between what is expected and what actually exists or happens
a narrative that springs from the imagination of the writer
the way in which an author writes a piece of literature.
the chain of related events that take place in a story