1. Setting- location of where the story takes place.
2. Characterization- portrayal; description.
3. Theme- the main subject that is being discussed or described in a piece of writing.
4. Resolution- the act of finding an answer or solution to a conflict, problem, etc: the act of resolving something.
5. Conflict- the problem in the story
6. Point of view- a position or perspective from which something is considered or evaluated.
7. Plot- a series of events that form the story in a novel.
8. Rising action- a related series of incidents in a literary plot that build toward the point of greatest interest.
9. Trait- a quality that makes one person or thing different from another.
10. Motives- a reason for doing something.
11. Falling Action- The part of literary plot that occurs after the climax has been reached.
12. Support- approval of someone or something
13. Evidence- something which shows that something else exists or is true.
14. Claim- to say that (something) is true when some people say it isn't
15. Central Idea- the most important or central thought of a paragraph or larger section of text, which tells the reader what the text is about.
16. Climax- the most exciting and important part of a story.
17. Foreshadow- to give a suggestion of something that hasn't happened yet.
18. Flashback- a part of a story or movie that described or shows something that happened in the past.
19. Mood- a prevailing attitude.