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  • prose

    the ordinary form of written languag


    a kind of rhythmic, compressed language that uses figures of speech


    a story written to be acted in front of people


    a struggle or clash between opposing characters or opposing forces

    external conflict

    a character struggles against some outside force

    rising action

    Steps the character take to resolve the conflict


    tells who the character are and there conflict


    the series of related events that make up an event


    the characters problems are solved

    internal conflict

    on the other hand takes place within a characters mind


    the character the reader sympathizes


    a person or animal who takes part in the action of a story play


    the character who opposes the protagonist


    the truth about life revolved in a work of liter


    the time and pLace in which the story occurs


    the most emotional or suspenseful part

    non fiction

    prose writing that deals with real people events and places without changing any factors


    a prose account that is made up

    falling action

    a brief series of event leading to the ending


    in general, a contrast between expectation and reality


    the overall emotion


    the attitude that the author takes toward the audience


    the anxiety you feel about what will happen next


    a way of speaking

    state or flat character

    does not change much

    dynamic round character

    a characters who changes as a result of the story


    the voice telling the story

    point of view

    the vantage point from which a story is told

    first person

    one of the characters using pronoun


    an all knowing narrator knows everything

    third person

    the narrator only listens to the thought and feelings of only one character


    the use of clues to suggest events that will happen later


    a interruption in the action of the plot to tell what happened

    types of conflict

    character vs character
    character vs nature
    character vs society
    character vs fantasy

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