Literary Terms Review Worksheet Name __________________ Hour _______ Date _______ Score __________________ (25 points possible) Carefully read each of the definitions provided and fill in the name of the Literary Term which BEST fits the definition. *Mood *Tone *Characterization *Conflict *External Conflict *Plot *Resolution *Falling Action *Climax *Inference *Exposition *Point of View rd * Theme *3 Person Omniscient *Characterization *Internal Conflict *Rising Action *1st Person *Foreshadowing 1. Describing two things using like or as __________________________________. 2. The place and time of a story’s action is called its ________________________. 3. The struggle between opposing forces in a story or play is called ______________ (NOTE: all stories must have this element in order to move forward!). 4. ___________________ (Not “narrator”) determines through whose eyes the story is told from. These three types are referred to as ____________________________, _____________________________, and ________________________________. 5. The two types of conflict in a story or play are _________________________ (happens within a character) OR _______________________________ (happens outside of a character) (NOTE: both types can be in the same story). 6. A series of related events within the same story is known as its _________________. 7. A contrast between what is expected and what actually happens in a story is called _______________________________________. 8. ___________________________ is the lesson learned, moral or “insight into life” which the author wants you to pull from the story. 9. ________________________ is the method an author uses to develop the personalities of his characters. 10. The five elements of plot/ storyline (in the exact order): ____________________, ________________________, __________________, _____________________, _______________________. 11. A logical guess based on evidence is called ________________________________. 12. Hints about what is going to happen next use the techniques of _________________. 13. The feeling you, the reader, gets when you read a story, play, etc __________________________________. 14. An author’s attitude towards his/her work is called _____________________________.