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Literary Elements

Language Arts -10/2012

Bella Scalapino

on 5 October 2012

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IF YOU WANT TO SEE AN EXAMPLE ON HOW TO USE THIS TEMPLATE, PLEASE CHECK: https://prezi.com/n-8ibkiw881r/number-systems/ The character that opposes the protagonist Protagonist Character Developing a Story Literary Elements Static Character Plot Conflict Point of View First Person Third Person Omniscient Antagonist Exposition Climax Resolution The main character One who does not change much in the course of a story. Dynamic Character A character that changes as result of the story's events. Flat Character A flat character has only one or two traits or descriptions. They can be summed up in a sentence or two. Round Character A round character has multiple personality traits, and are complex. A person or animal or being that take part in the action of a story, play or other literary work. Usually the beginning of a story where we learn about the main conflict, the setting, and the main characters. The point in a story that will determine the outcome of the main conflict. (turning point) The sequence of events in a story that revolve around a central conflict. The point of the story following the climax when we learn how everything will turn out. Internal Conflict Internal conflict takes place within a character's mind. External Conflict External conflict is when a character struggles against some outside force. A struggle or clash between opposing characters or forces. First person is when the narrator is telling the story from his/her point of view. The narrator is not a character in the story, but knows what two or more characters are thinking and feeling as well as telling the reader what is going on in other places and times referenced in the story Limited The narrator is telling the story about one character that isn't him/herself and can only reveal one characters thoughts. The angle from which the story is told. Setting The time and place of a story's action. Contributes to the atmosphere of the story. Foreshadowing The author provides hints that suggest future events in a story.
-Provides support
-Help build suspense Flashback A scene in a story that temporarily interrupts the present action to show events that happened at an earlier time. Tone The attitude the writer takes toward the reader, subject, or a character. Theme The central idea that a story reveals. The message the author is trying to convey. By: Bella Scalapino October 2012
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