UNIT 1 VOCABULARY
By: Mackenzie Melton core:2
1. Setting- where the story takes place.
2. Characterization- the act of characterizing.
3. Theme- the message or oral of the story.
4. Resolution- the solution to a problem.
5. Conflict- a problem.
6. Point Of View- an opinion, attitude, or judgement.
7)Plot: a list, timetable, or scheme dealing with any of the various arrangements of a story.
8)Rising Action: a related series of incidents in a literary plot that build toward the point of greatest interest.
9)Traits: a distinguishing characteristic or quality, especially of ones personal nature.
10)Motives: something that causes a person to act, feel, think etc.. a certain way.
11)Falling Action: the part of the story that leads to the resolution.
12)Support: to hold up or keep someone or something going.
13)Evidence: details that lead you to solving something.
14)Claim: to state or assert something.
15)Central Idea: all the evidence of a story tied together.
16)Climax: major happening/issue in the story.
17)Foreshadow: to warn/indicate someone about a surprising event.
18)Flashback: to remember/visualize something from the past.
19)Mood: feeling of the story/how someone feels.