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Elements of literature

Elements of Literature


Elements of literature

  • On top of lined side, write the following:

    Plot

    • Series of events (actions/happenings) in a story

    • Usually revolve around one or more conflicts

      On blank side, write a sentence describing one plot point (event) from Among the Hidden, and draw a picture of that event.


Elements of literature

On lined side write this:

Conflict

  • Problem that develops in the story

  • There are two types of conflicts:

    A. Internal conflict: problem inside of

    a character

    B. External conflict: problem of the

    story

    On blank side, write a sentence describing one conflict from Among the Hidden, and draw a picture of that conflict.


Elements of literature

Elements of Literature

  • Plot

  • Setting

  • Character (Protagonist and Antagonist)

  • Conflict (Internal and External)

  • Mood

  • Imagery

  • Point of View

  • Rising Action

  • Foreshadowing

  • Flashback


Elements of literature

Elements of Literature

Understanding the elements of literature

will:

  • make stories more meaningful

  • help make what you have read relate to your own life and experiences

    We will learn about thirteen elements of

    literature.


Elements of literature

Plot and Setting

  • Plot

    • Series of events (actions/happenings) in a story

    • Usually revolve around one or more conflicts

  • Setting

    • Tells the time of the story

    • Tells where the story takes place


Elements of literature

Character

  • Character

    • Refers to the person(s) or animal(s) that play a part in the story

    • There are two types of characters

      A. Protagonist – the main character

      B. Antagonist– the bad guy


Elements of literature

Conflict

  • Conflict

    • Problem that develops in the story

    • There are two types of conflicts:

      A. Internal conflict: problem inside of

      a character

      B. External conflict: problem of the

      story


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Mood and Imagery

  • Mood

    The feeling the story gives the reader

  • Imagery

    Words that help the reader “see” things described in the story


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Point of View, Climax, and Theme

  • Point of View

    • The person through whom the reader sees the action of the story

  • Climax

    • The highest point of action

    • Turning point in the story

  • Theme

    • The author’s point

    • Centers on life lesson


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Rising Action and Falling Action

10.Rising Action

Events that lead to the climax

11.Falling Action

Events that immediately follow the climax


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Foreshadowing and Flashback

12. Foreshadowing

The author plants clues about what will happen next.

13.Flashback

A scene that interrupts the action to show what happened earlier.


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Resolution (Denouement)

14. Resolution (Denouement)

The outcome of the story. The solution.


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