Unit 1 Vocabulary
By: Ricky Knight
setting- historical movement in time & geographic location in which the story takes place.
characterization- the creation and convincing representation of fictitious characters.
theme- the lesson learned from the story.
resolution- a decision or determination
conflict- the problem in the story.
point of view- the position of a narrator in relation to the story.
plot- the plan, scheme, or main story of a literary or dramatic work.
rising action- a related series of incidents in a literary plot that build toward the point of great interest.
traits- characteristic or quality, of ones nature.
motives- something that causes a person to act a certain way.
falling action- part of plot that occurs after the conflict has been resolved.
support- to maintain advocate.
evidence- proof of something.
claim- demand as a right or as due.
central idea- the main focus of the plot.
climax- the turning point in the plot.
foreshadow- to show indicate before hand.
flashback: a memory from the past
mood: the tone in the story