Force against protagonist
The way the author portrays the character using appearance, feelings, actions, and speech of the character
Part of the plot that the entire story builds up to.
Part of the plot diagram where we meet characters and find out the setting (introduction)
Conflict between one or more opposing forces outside the self
part of the plot diagram. The events after the climax where things start to wind down.
hints to future events
Trigger Point of Plot Diagram where the rising action (conflict) begins
Opposing forces within the self (Self v. Self)
The story line or the series of main events
The main character involved in the conflict
Plot Diagram that ties up the end; the ending
Plot diagram: Events (conflicts) leading up to the climax
Time and place.
When a person, place, or thing represents something beyond itself
The message or insight into life presented by the author
Point of View
Perspective from which the story is told.
1st person point of view
Character tells the story. Uses pronouns: I, me, we
3rd person limited
Narrator is outside the story. Only sees into one person’s thoughts.
Uses pronouns he, she, they
3rd person omniscient
Narrator is outside the story. Sees into several characters thoughts.