People, animals, or other creatures that play a roll in the story
The main Character
The process by which the author reveals the personality of a charactor
voice telling the story
Point of view
is the perspective from which a literary work is told
First-person point of view
that is the narrator of him, the narrator tells the story from the “I” point of view
third-person point of view
narrator is an all knowing observer or knows everything in the story and reveals the thoughts of all the characters
Third- person limited
narrator relates some thoughts & feelings; sees the world through only one characters eyes and thoughts.
overall feeling of the literary work
the writer’s or speaker’s attitude toward the subject or character
the time and place where the story occurs
The message that is being communicated
a problem or struggle between a character and someone or an outside source
a problem or struggle within a character
The character struggles against the will or actions of another character.
person vs nature
a struggle between a character, and a force of nature
person vs society
The character struggles against a group or society.
A character struggles inside his/her mind and has trouble deciding what to do.
the way the story develops
Introduces the story’s main conflict
most exciting part
everything that happens after the climax
The solution of the major conflict in the plot. – end of the story
Beginning of the story – The introductory material which gives the setting, creates the tone, presents the characters, and presents other facts necessary to understanding the story.