Fiction:A story that is made up by the author or nottrue
CHARACTER The people or animals that take part in the story. MAIN CHARACTER: who the story is mainly about MINOR CHARACTER: the less important characters in the story Selection of Characters from Percy Jackson and the Olympians
PROTAGONIST The HERO of the story who is faced with a conflict (usually the main character). Harry Potter
ANTAGONIST Usually the villain in the story (the person, animal, or creature who creates conflict for the main character). Voldemort
SETTING When and Where the action in the story takes place. Map of Narnia
PLOT The plot is the outline of events that takes place in a story.
CONFLICTA fight or difference in opinion.1. INTERNAL CONFLICT Takes place within a character’s mind.2. EXTERNAL CONFLICT The character struggles with an outside force. The Brother’s Grimm: Sleeping Beauty
Climax Climax is the high point or most emotional part of the plot.
Resolution Resolution is the conclusion of the story. The reader finds out how the conflict has been resolved and what happens with the characters.
WHAT IS THEME????? The THEME is the idea about life that is revealed in the story.
POINT OF VIEWThe vantage point from which a story is told.1st person the writer uses first-person pronouns (I or me) to tell the story.3rd person narrator describes the events, but does not take part in them.3rd person omniscient the narrator knows everything; encompassing.
Foreshadowing A writers way of hinting at what will come in the story. A reader can make predictions based on the information given.
Author’s Purpose Authors have a purpose in mind when writing: entertain, debate, analyze, persuade, inform, etc. They consider their audience when deciding on a subject, purpose for writing, and the tone and style in which to write.
Dialogue The words that characters speak aloud
Tone Shows the writer’s attitude toward his or her subject (humorous, serious, impatient, sad, etc.)
Symbolism Something concrete—such as a person, place, or object—that signifies something more than just itself, something abstract, such as a concept or an idea.
REALISTIC FICTION A story that tells about characters and events that are similar to people and animals in real life.
SCIENCE FICTION A story that is set in the future and is based on scientific ideas.
HISTORICAL FICTION A story that is set in the pastand portrays people, places, andevents that did or could havehappened.FANTASY A story that is not realistic,sometimes the characters have magical or supernatural powers.