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Literary Terms. Ms. Cude. Language that incorporates the five senses. Ex: “the peasants plodded along in ankle deep dust” (Hemingway). Sensory Language. Where the story takes place. Usually uses sensory language to convey where the story takes place.

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Literary terms

Literary Terms

Ms. Cude


Sensory language

  • Language that incorporates the five senses.

  • Ex: “the peasants plodded along in ankle deep dust” (Hemingway)

Sensory Language


Setting

  • Where the story takes place.

  • Usually uses sensory language to convey where the story takes place.

  • See if you can find specifically where “Old Man at the Bridge” takes place.

Setting


Exposition

  • The beginning of a story where background information is given to the reader.

  • Such as character names and background as well as an introduction to the setting of the story.

Exposition


Rising action

  • The series of conflicts and crisis that lead to the climax of the story.

  • What are some of the conflicts and crisis that lead to the climax?

Rising Action


Conflicts

  • Man vs. Self (internal conflict)

    • Internal struggle (fighting yourself)

    • Liar Liar Clip

  • Man vs. Man (external conflict)

    • Inception

  • Man vs. Nature

    • Twister

  • Man vs. Society

    • Red Tails

Conflicts


Climax

  • Point of highest action in the story

  • Also known as the turning point

Climax


Falling action

  • All of the action that follows the climax

  • There can still be little mini rises in action at this point.

  • The falling action can also be very abrupt and lead straight into a resolution.

Falling Action


Resolution

  • The tying together of all the loose ends.

Resolution


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