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Story Grammar
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    Academic vocabulary needed to discuss fiction
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  • where and when the story takes place
    setting
  •  10
  • who is in the story
    characters
  •  10
  • what you need to know before the story begins
    exposition
  •  15
  • the problem in a story
    conflict
  •  15
  • what happens in a story, the action
    plot
  •  10
  • the most important or exciting point in a story
    climax
  •  15
  • what happens after the problem has been solved
    resolution
  •  15
  • the events leading up to (before) the most important moment in the story
    rising action
  •  15
  • someone who changes during the course of the story
    dynamic character
  •  15
  • someone who is the same at the end of the story as s/he was at the beginning
    static character
  •  15
  • what happens after the most exciting part of the story
    falling action
  •  10
  • the big idea the author wants you to think about
    theme
  •  15
  • how the person telling the story sees things
    point of view
  •  20
  • who the story is mainly about
    protagonist
  •  15
  • the main feelings or emotions in a story
    mood
  •  15
  • clues about what will happen later in a story
    foreshadowing
  •  20