Plot
Conflict
Everyday Use
Literary Terms
Random Review
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The exposition of the story (the beginning) introduces the characters, the _______________, and the basic situation.
What is the setting
100
What type of conflict is this (more specific than internal or external): Joe wants to be class president, but so does Kim.
What is character struggles against character (Man Vs. Man)
100
What is the exposition
In the beginning when the mother talks about her daughters we find out the setting, which is in the country and the characters which include Mama, Maggie and Dee.
100
This is the character who works against the main character in a story.
What is the antagonist
100
What is the sequence of events that shows how the conflict develops and is finally resolved called?
What is plot
200
The plot of a story is the sequence of events that show how the ______________ develops and is resolved. (Hint it has two main types and five sub-types)
What is the conflict
200
What type of conflict is this (more specific than internal or external): A hurrican destroys a family's home.
What is character struggles against nature (Man Vs. Nature)
200
What part of the plot is the following: Mama give the quilts to Maggie and they enjoy the evening until it is time to go to bed
Resolution
200
Hints about what will happen later in the story is known as
What is foreshadowing
200
What is the struggle between two characters or between a character and an outside force called?
What is external conflict
300
The most exciting moment in the plot is called the __________________. It is the turning point where the story can go either way.
What is the climax
300
What type of conflict is this (more specific than internal or external): Sally wants to get a job, but the law says she's too young.
What is character struggles against society (man vs. society)
300
What part of the plot is the following: The mother has to decide who will receive the quilts, Dee or Maggie.
Climax
300
A type of conflict that occurs inside the character (dealing with emotions, morality, faith)
What is Internal Conflict
300
The exposition explains what two key things?
What is the setting and main characters
400
During what part of the plot does the conflict wind down in intensity?
What is the falling action
400
What type of conflict is this (more specific than internal or external): Derek wants to go to college, but he's afraid of failing.
What is character struggles against his or or her own mind (character vs. self)
400
What part of the plot is the following: Dee/Wangero steps out of the car and begins taking pictures of the house
Rising Action
400
List the protagonist in "Most Dangerous Game", "Marigolds" and "Everyday Use"
What is Rainsford, Lizabeth and Mama
400
Who wrote the story "Everyday Use"?
Who is Alice Walker (also wrote The Color Purple)
500
THe denouement, where the conflict is fully resolved is another name for
The resolution
500
Is the following an internal or external example: Rainsford battles his nerves on the island
what is Internal
500
Explain EITHER the external or internal conflict in "Everyday Use"
Internal: (Man Vs. Self) Mama struggles with her emotions towards her children and how to balance their needs and react to their actions. External: (Man Vs. Man) Mama and Dee (mother and child) are unable to communicate with one another
500
Referring to another story is known as
What is an allusion
500
Name all five parts of a plot
What is the exposition, rising action, climax, falling action and resolution
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