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  • 1. Elements of Fiction ~Literary Terms & Devices
  • 2. Setting  The where and when of a narrative physical psychological
  • 3. Point of View (PoV)1st Person 2nd Person 3rd Person you He, She, it Objective (Camera View) Omniscient Limited Omniscient
  • 4. Protagonist
  • 5. Antagonist
  • 6. Stereotype
  • 7. Foil
  • 8. Plot The plan or storyline of a narrative (play, novel, short story, film, etc.)
  • 9. Subplot  The minor or secondary plot of a narrative. It often runs parallel to the development of the main plot and often mirrors the main plot.
  • 10. Exposition
  • 11. Rising action Suspense
  • 12. Climax The turning point in a narrative. Point of highest emotion.
  • 13. Anti-Climax  A weak or disappointing conclusion
  • 14. Falling action Conflictbegins to get resolved.
  • 15. Denouement / resolution The outcome or solution of the plot
  • 16. Conflict Character vs. Character Fate, destiny, “god” Supernatural, unknown Nature Society Self
  • 17. ThemeUniversal topic about life
  • 18. Moral
  • 19. MotifReoccurring color, saying, song, topic, action, object, etc…
  • 20. Tone
  • 21. Mood
  • 22. Symbol
  • 23. Characterization The development or creation of characters in a narrative  A dynamic character undergoes a fundamental change  * Whereas a static character remains the same 
  • 24. Characterization The development or creation of characters in a narrative  A dynamic character undergoes a fundamental change  * Whereas a static character remains the same 
  • 25. Irony  The twisting or foiling of expectations  Verbal  Dramatic  Situational
  • 26. Figurative Imagery Language
  • 27. simile Often uses like, as, similar to, as if, & resembles
  • 28. Metaphor  Often uses is, was…
  • 29. personification  anthropomorphism
  • 30. hyperbole
  • 31. Foreshadowing  An indication or hint of things yet to occur in the plot
  • 32. Flashback
  • 33. onomatopoeia
  • 34. punA bicycle cant Mercutio--"Nay, gentle stand alone Romeo, we must have youbecause it is two-tired. dance." Romeo--"Not I, believe me. You have dancing shoes / With nimble soles; I have a soul of lead…"(I iv 13-5)
  • 35. paradox
  • 36. Oxymoron Oxy = sharp Moron = dullopen secret larger half clearly confusedact naturally alone together Hells Angelsfound missing liquid gas civil engineerdeafening silence seriously funny living deadMicrosoft Works military intelligence jumbo shrimpAdvanced BASIC tragic comedy unbiased opinionvirtual reality definite maybe original copiespretty ugly same difference plastic glassesalmost exactly constant variable even oddsminor crisis extinct life genuine imitationexact estimate only choice freezer burn working holiday rolling stop
  • 37. Allusion draws upon the ready stock of ideas or emotion already associated with a topic in a relatively short space."the city that “We’re not in Kansas “KOBE!” any more.”never sleeps"
  • 38. Alliteration  "Bitsy Big-Boy Boomeroo" in Dr. Seusss The Butter Battle Book.  assonance
  • 39. Fin