vocab and definition
Vocab By. Caitlin lindsey core 1 10-17-14
Setting: he location and time frame in which the action of a narrative takes place.
Characterization: literary device that is used step by step in literature to highlight and explain the details about a character in a story.
Theme: main idea or an underlying meaning of a literary work which may be stated directly or indirectly.
Resolution: the act of finding an answer or solution to a conflict, problem.
Conflict: strong disagreement between people, groups and other things.
Point of view: a position or perspective from which something is considered or evaluated
Plot: events that make up a story, particularly as they relate to one another in a pattern, in a sequence, through cause and effect, how the reader views the story, or simply by coincidence
Rising Action: a related series of incidents in a literary plot that build toward the point of greatest interest.
traits: all the aspects of a person's behavior and attitudes that make up that person's personality
Motives: a reason for doing something, especially one that is hidden or not obvious.
falling action: the parts of a story after the climax and before the very end.
support: To find details in the story to help you with what ur saying!
Evidence: Applying the best available research results with evidence when making decisions.
Claim: state or assert that something is the case, typically without providing evidence or proof.
Central idea: unifying element of the story, which ties together all of the other elements of fiction used by the author to tell the story.
climax: the most intense, exciting, or important point of something; a culmination or apex.
foreshadow: be a warning or indication of a future event.
Flashback: sudden and disturbing vivid memory of an event in the past.
Mood: a temporary state of mind or feeling.