Plot
Characterization
Point of View
Tone & Mood
Theme & Setting
100

This is known as the moment in which your protagonist is forced to act.

Inciting Incident

100

There are two major types of characterization used in literature and they are?

Direct and Indirect

100

List the three main types of Point of View

 First person, second person, and third-person

100

The way a piece of writing makes a reader feel is known as

Mood

100

What is theme?

The big idea/ author's message

200

Of the 5 elements of plot, what is the story's introduction called in which you establish setting and characters?

Exposition

200

Sometimes characterization can be flat in poorly written stories.  When a character is poorly developed and speaks in a way that is unrealistic it is known as what type of character?

Stereotype

200

The following pronouns are used for which point of view? 

I, me, we, us, our

First Person

200

The author’s attitude toward a subject is known as

Tone

200

True or False - Setting is where and when a story takes place

True

300

Of the 5 elements of plot, after exposition what is it called when multiple moments of conflict escalate and create tension?

Rising Action

300

Coined by Carl Jung, this term refers to a set of 12 character types which exist across cultural boundaries and eras of time:

Archetype

300

This type of third-person point of view allows the reader into the thoughts of one character

 limited

300

This is often created through the setting and theme of a literary work

Mood

300

Read the following short passage and identify the theme.

Growing up, Sally was always in the shadow of her older sister Mary. Mary always got better grades, was better at sports, and seemed to even be prettier. Sally spent a lot of time in the family's garden feeling sorry for herself. Then one day Mary needed help on a science project about plants. Due to all of her time in the garden, Sally knew a lot about plants and was able help Mary with the project. Sally was shocked that she was better at something than her sister. What is the theme?
A. Accept yourself for who you are.
B. Sports are not important
C. You can learn a lot from plants.

C

400

Of the 5 elements of plot, what is it called when your story reaches the peak of tension, plot, and characterization?

Climax

400

Of the 5 elements of plot, what is it called when your story reaches the peak of tension, plot, and characterization?

Climax

400

This type of third-person narrator is all-knowing, getting into the heads of all the characters

omniscient

400

Read the following short passage and give TWO MOOD WORDS to describe it.

After New Year's the time came to put all the decorations away and settle in for the long, cold winter. The house seemed to sigh as we boxed up its finery. The tree was dry and brittle, and now waited forlornly by the side of the road to be picked up.

 anything sad, gloomy, depressing

400

Read the following short passage and identify the theme.

Julia wanted to become a doctor for as long as she could remember. In college when her friends were out at the mall or going out with friends, Julia spent all of her time studying. At graduation, Julia graduated with high honors and was offered a job shortly after. What is the theme?

A. Studying is important.

B. It is important to go to college.

C. Hard work pays off.


C

500

Of the 5 elements of plot, what is the end of the story called where the author ties up all the loose ends?

Resolution

500

Of the 5 elements of plot, what is the end of the story called where the author ties up all the loose ends?

Resolution

500

This point of view is rarely used in literature because the speaker directly addresses the audience.

Second Person

500

Read the following short passage and give TWO MOOD WORDS to describe it.

During the holidays, my mother's house glittered with decorations and hummed with preparations. We ate cookies and drank cider while we helped her wrap bright packages and trim the tree. We felt warm and excited, listening to Christmas carols and even singing along sometimes. We would tease each other about our terrible voices and then sing even louder.

anything happy, cheerful

500

What is the difference between the main idea of a story and the theme of a story?

The main idea is mostly what the story is about (a short summary). The theme is the life lesson or moral that the author wants us to remember.

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