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Study Guide for Elements of Fiction Test: Know these words and their meanings. 1) Plot—The natural events in a story. 2) Setting—The time and place a story is written. 3) Characterization—Development of a character through words, actions, thoughts or those words actions and thoughts of another character. 4) Irony—When the unexpected happens. A surprise 5) Resolution—The part of the plot where story is concluded and all loose ends are tied up. 6) Theme—The lesson about life the author wants a reader to learn. 7) Foreshadowing—Hints an author gives about things that may happen in a story. 8) Flashback—An interruption of the events in a plot to remember the past. 9) Climax—The part of the plot where the character’s problem is solved.
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Unformatted text preview: The height of the rising action. 10) Mood- the feeling the vocabulary used conveys to the reader. 11) Tone—the wirter’s attitude toward his/her subject. • Be able to read selections and label it as an example of: • flashback, foreshadow, internal conflict, external conflict, motivation, characterization, theme, irony, dynamic character, static character, falling action, personification, or exposition. • You must understand these terms and what they mean in order to analyze a paragraph for those terms. • Label a plot line for exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution • Be able to fill in a blank story element map for a short story given that will be read independently....
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2011 for the course ENG 101 taught by Professor Cruise during the Winter '10 term at Brock University.

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