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Copy of Parts of Story
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They may be very realistic and complex - "dynamic characters" - or they may be very simple - "static characters"
Main characters can be divided into two types...
Main Character Type 1:
Main Character Type 2:
The conflict of a story creates tension and interest. Conflict can be "external" - fights between characters - or "internal" - struggles within a character's own mind.
The setting is the time and place in which a story takes place. Setting can be real or fiction; or present, past or future.
the basic parts of a story
Characters are the people or animals featured in the story
Protagonists are the focus of the story. Usually, they are the hero.
The antagonist is the enemy of the protagonist. Sometimes, antagonists can be things like feelings, the government, or the environment
The plot is the sequence of events. Simply, plot is the beginning,middle, and end of the story, which have particular literary terms...
The exposition is another word for the beginning of the story. This is where the characters, setting, and basic idea of a story is introduced.
The climax is the most important point in the story. Often, this is where the protagonist and antagonist fight against each other.
The resolution is the end of the story. This is also where the conflict is solved.
The tone is the attitude of the story. This is the feeling that the story conveys through its words, setting, images, or situations.
Tone may be serious, joyful, mysterious, whimsical, tragic, etc.
The theme is the story's life lesson.
Themes focus on subjects in the story, such as love, loss, friendship, competition, etc.
Think of "THEME" as
Point of View
The POV is the "camera angle" of the story - who is telling the story.
POV can be first (I), second (you), or third person (he/she)