The TIME and LOCATION that a story takes place is its what?
What is a PERSON or ANIMAL which takes part in the action of a story called?
The CENTRAL, MAIN CHARACTER of a story is called the ____________.
The character who OPPOSES the MAIN CHARACTER is called the __________.
What is the SEQUENCE of EVENTS in a story called?
A STRUGGLE or PROBLEM between two opposing forces usually a protagonist and an antagonist.
The event that sets the central conflict in motion. The event that HOOKS the reader into the story.
Without this, there would be NO story.
A related SERIES of EVENTS that BUILD TOWARD the point of greatest interest or THE CLIMAX.
Ask: What events make the conflict WORSE?
TURNING POINT in a story; the conflict or tension hits the HIGHEST point. The most SUSPENSEFUL part.
After this, everything begins to change.
Occurs AFTER THE CLIMAX as the characters work toward resolution (ending). Conflict unravels and the character wins or loses.
Ask: How do they start to FIX the conflict?
The point at which the CONFLICT is FIGURED OUT or RESOLVED.
Does not have to be a "happy ending."
Provides BACKGROUND INFORMATION about the SETTING and CHARACTERS to the audience.
-Characters: Who/Background Knowledge
ONE character has a INTERNAL struggle with their MIND or HEART. Usually involves a DECISION.
TWO characters have a MENTAL or PHYSICAL struggle with one another.
A character has a struggle with a force of NATURE such as weather, animals, sickness, etc.
A character breaks the RULES, CUSTOMS, or BELIEFS of a group such as a town, school, or home.
What is the exact PLOT MOUNTAIN order?