EOG Vocabulary #2 Hailey Potter core: 1 Setting is the place or surroundings in an area. Mood is how someone feels. Conflict is an argument or a problem. Predict means to guess or estimate what will happen in the future. Purpose is the reason at which something is done. Contrast is opposite or completly different. Compare is same or similar between something. Protagonist is the main or most important person or thing in a situation. Climax is the most intense important part of something. Plot is the main events of a play, movie, novel, or similar work made by the writer.