Who is telling the story?
PLOT
Important Story Pieces
Figurative Language
Author's Choice/Other

100

What literary term can be defined as the person telling the story?
What is the narrator?

100

The part of the plot where the greatest action or suspense occurs is known as what?
What is the climax?

100

What literary term is defined as a person or animal that takes part in the action of a literary work?
What is a character?

100

"The boy ran like the wind" is an example of what literary term?
What is a simile?

100

Anything that stands for or represents something else is known as what literary term? Example: the word "Game" in "The Most Dangerous Game"
What is a symbol?

200

The view from which a story is being told is known as what literary term?
What is point of view?

200

The part of the plot where the action begins is known as what?
What is the rising action?

200

The time and place of the action in a literary work is known as what?
What is the setting?

200

"Life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly" is an example of what literary term?
What is a metaphor?

200

The writer's attitude toward his or her audience and subject defines what literary term?
What is tone?

300

When a character in the story tells the story, this is which point of view?
What is first person point of view?

300

The part of the plot where the action is starting to come to a close is known as what?
What is the falling action?

300

What literary term can be defined as the sequence of events in a literary work?
What is the plot?

300

When something nonhuman is given human characteristics, this is known as what literary term?
What is personification?

300

An author's specific way of writing, word choices, etc. describes what literary term?
What is style?

400

When an unknown person outside of the story tells the story from a limited viewpoint, this is what point of view?
What is third person point of view?

400

The part of the plot where all "loose ends" are tied up and the problem(s) have been solved is known as what?
What is the resolution?

400

Writing or speech that appeals to one or more of the senses is known as what?
What is sensory imagery?

400

A contradiction between what is expected and what happens in reality or between what is said and what is really meant describes what literary term?
What is irony?

400

A character that shows only one trait (like Mrs. Mitty) is known as what?
What is a flat character?

500

When a person outside the story tells the story and seems all-knowing, this is known as which point of view?
What is omniscient point of view?

500

The part of the plot where the characters, setting, and conflict are introduced is known as what?
What is the exposition?

500

The central message or insight to life revealed through a literary work is the definition of which literary term?
What is theme.

500

A deliberate exaggeration or overstatement such as, "It's a thousand degrees in this classroom," is an example of what literary term?
What is a hyperbole?

500

A character that shows many different traits--faults as well as virtues (like Walter Mitty) is known as what?
What is a round character?