Quick Study Review. Literary Terms. Mr. Rose Archbishop Moeller High School. Elements of Plot. PLOT is the “soul of the story” to which all the incidents relate. Exposition. 3 parts to exposition. Characters : Who thinks and acts in the story Setting: Where & When
3 parts to exposition
Characters: Who thinks and acts in the story
Setting: Where & When
Opening situation: What is happening in the lives of the characters
A struggle between opposing forces:
A series of incidents that builds from the conflict. It begins with the inciting force and ends with the climax.
Language that goes beyond the literal meaning of words in order to furnish new effects or fresh insights into an idea or a subject.
The most common figures of speech are: