english Vocab cards
Drama
A form of literature meant to be performed by actors in front of an audience
Theme
message about life or human nature that is communicated by a literary work
Mood
A feeling that a literary work conveys to the readers
Plot
A sequence of related events that makeup a story
Conflict
A struggle between opposing forces
Tone
Expresses the writers attitude towards his subject
Main Idea
A central idea that a writer wishes to express
Style
The manner of writing.

It involves not what it said, but hoe something is said

Suspense
A feel of growing tension and excitement
Summarizing
The process of briefly recounting the main ideas of a piece of writing in a persons own words while omitting unimportant details
Setting
The time and place of the action of a story, poem or play
Historical Fiction
Contemporary Fiction that is set in the past
Foreshadowing
When a writer provides hints to suggest future events in the story