Final book review of A theme is a topic which is covered in the content of the story. For instance, one common theme in many books is good vs. evil Setting is made up of TWO things: *Time period of the book *Place This is also known as the main character of the book. If the prefix “anti-” means “against”, then an antagonist is a character who is against someone/something else. Who are the antagonists in Maniac Magee? A conflict is something that does not work well with something else. It opposes it. A climax is the turning point which the whole story builds up to. It usually occurs near the end. It is the most intense part of the book. “Resolve” means to “fix” or to “make right”.