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  1. the central problem or struggle of a storynarrative


  2. A contrast between expectation and realityirony


  3. excitement or tension added to the storynarrative


  4. struggle that takes place within the characters mindsetting


  5. hints or clues to events that will happen later in a storyforeshadowing


  6. struggles that occurs with a person, animal, nature or concept outside of the characters mindexternal conflict


  7. the technique by which an author gives direct information about a character (He was six feet tall with blue eyes and brown hair. - No interpretation necessary)indirect characterization


  8. the story is told by someone who participates in or witnesses the action; this narrator uses words such as "I" and "we" in telling the storyantagonist


  9. events that occur as a result of the central conflictrising action (complications)


  10. the character or force that is in conflict with the protagonistantagonist


  11. the main characterprotagonist


  12. convincing, true to life character with many qualities and traitsround character


  13. a character who grows, learns, or changes as a result of the story's actiondynamic character


  14. A piece of writing that tells a story.narrative


  15. the people, animals or things (presented as people) who take part in the action of the storyinciting incident


  16. a brief work of fiction that develops plot, conflict, characters, setting, mood and them all within a few pagesexposition


  17. when a reader or audiene is aware of something that a character isn'tdramatic irony


  18. the thoughts of only the narrator or a single character are revealedthird-person limited point of view


  19. the technique by which an author gives information about a character through which additional insight is implied (He read all the ancient philosophers. - What does this tell us about the character?)indirect characterization


  20. the time and place in which a story occurs.protagonist


  21. a person, place or object that has a meaning in itself but suggests other meanings as wellantagonist


  22. the narrator stands outside the action and observes, using such words as "he," "she," "it," and "they"third-person point of view


  23. the point at which the conflict is ended or resolvedinciting incident


  24. stereotyped, shallow, symbolic with few qualities or traitsround character


  25. the introduction; sets the tone or mood, introduces the character and setting, and provides necessary background informationthird-person limited point of view


  26. occurs when what is said contradicts what is meant or thoughtverbal irony


  27. interrupts the chronological sequence of a literary work and presentsan event that occurered earlierthird-person omniscient


  28. The second function of settingestablishes an atmosphere or mood


  29. the feeling or emotion the author creates for the reader by part or all of a storyforeshadowing


  30. The first function of setting.shapes character psychology


  31. conclusion the reader does not expectprotagonist


  32. the third function of settingshapes character psychology


  33. a narrator whose account of events appears to be faulty, misleadingly biased, or otherwise distortedforeshadowing


  34. vantage point or perspective from which the story is told; who is telling the storyresolution


  35. all the events that follow the climaxfalling action


  36. the central idea or perception about life that is revealed through a literary workconflict


  37. the thoughts of all the characters are revealedthird-person limited point of view


  38. the event which sets the conflict in motioninciting incident


  39. what happens and how it happens in a narrativeirony


  40. an outcome that turns out to be very different from what was expectedsituational irony


  41. a character that does not change from the beginning of the story to the endstatic character


  42. highest point of interest and tension;turning point;inciting incident


  43. the act of describing or creating a charactercharacterization


  44. the fourth function of settingshapes character action