Card Set Information
What does exposition mean?
A comprehensive description and explanation of an idea or theory. Includes main character, setting, main conflict, and in the first 30 seconds
What does setting mean?
The place and time at which a play, novel, or film is represented as happening.
What does rising action mean?
Dramatic structure is the structure of a dramatic work such as a play or film. Things leading to the climax.
What does climax mean?
The most intense, exciting, or important point of something.
What does conflict mean?
A serious disagreement or argument, typically a protracted one.
What does falling action mean?
Dramatic structure is the structure of a dramatic work such as a play or film. Resolution of the conflict.
What does resolution mean?
A firm decision to do or not to do something.
What does characters mean?
The mental and moral qualities distinctive to an individual. The distinctive nature of something.
What does theme mean?
The subject of a talk, a piece of writing, a person's thoughts, or an exhibition.
What does foreshadowing mean?
Be a warning or indication of a future event.
What does protagonist mean?
The leading character or a major character in a drama, movie, novel, or other fictional text.
What does antagonist mean?
A person who actively opposes or is hostile to someone or something; an adversary.