Unit Materials

Characterization

Symbolism

Point of View

 

Passage Packet CROs

 

Literary Terms

  • Elements of Fiction

    Setting

    when and where the story takes place.

    Character

    individuals who participate in the action

    Plot

    Central idea/theme

    a general statement about the human experience, human nature, or life

    the sequence of events in a story

    Foreshadowing

    Flashback

    hints or clues used by an author to suggest events that will occur later in the story

    an account of a conversation, an episode, or an event that happened before the beginning of the story

    Conflict

    struggle between opposing forces.

    External Conflict

    involves a character who is pitted against another character, an outside force, nature, or a physical object

    Internal Conflict

    a problem which occurs within the characters (thoughts)

    Symbol

    person, place, object, or an activity that stands for something beyond itself

    Motif

    a recurring object, person, symbol, or action which is used to affect the theme

    Tone

    the attitude a writer takes toward a subject; tone reflects the feelings of the author through diction, imagery, details, syntax and figurative language.

    Repetition

    means appealing to the reader’s sense of right or wrong or by appealing to the character of the author.

    Suspense

    excitement or tension that readers feel as they wait to find out how a story ends or how conflict is resolved

  • Characterization

    The main character of the story. *Not to be confused with the "good guy." 

    Protagonist

    Antagonist

    character or force in opposition to the protagonist

    Dynamic 

    refers to a character who undergoes change

    Static

    character who remains the same Round: character who is highly developed; variety of traits

    character who is one-sided

    Flat

 

The Lord of the Flies

Lord of the Flies CROs and Vocabulary

Chapters 1-4 CROs

Chapters 5-8

CROs

Chapters 9-12

CROs

Vocabulary

 
 

Fiction Literary Analysis

Lord of the Flies CROs annotations

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