UNIT 1 VOCAB
Johnathan Mitchell core 1
Setting- the place or type of surroundings where something is positioned or where an event takes place.
characterization-literary device that is used step by step in literature to highlight
theme-the subject of a talk, a piece of writing, a person's thoughts, or an exhibition; a topic
resolution-a firm decision to do or not to do something.
conflict-a serious disagreement or argument, typically a protracted one.
point of view-particular attitude or way of considering a matter.
plot-a plan made in secret by a group of people to do something illegal or harmful.
rising action-a related series of incidents in a literary plot that build toward the point of greatest interest
traits- a genetically determined characteristic.
motives-a reason for doing something, especially one that is hidden or not obvious.
falling action-part after climax
support- bear all or part of the weight of
evidence- the available body of facts or information indicating whether a belief or proposition is true or valid.
claim-a demand or request for something considered one's due
central idea-unifying element of the story
climax- culminate in an exciting or impressive event
foreshadow-be a warning or indication of (a future event).
flashback-a scene in a movie, novel, etc., set in a time earlier than the main story.
mood- how the character feels