Presentation on theme: "Literary Terms and Techniques Please copy anything in WHITE into the Lit Term section of your binder."— Presentation transcript:
Literary Terms and Techniques Please copy anything in WHITE into the Lit Term section of your binder.
Conflict Definition: a struggle between two opposing forces Definition: a struggle between two opposing forces Types of conflict: Types of conflict: Internal External
Internal Conflict Man vs. self - character is personally conflicted over a decision/feelings Give an example of internal conflict from the film.
External Conflict Man vs. man – character has problem with another character Man vs. nature – character v. heat, tornado, avalanche, etc Man vs. society – character has a problem with an element of society (the law, accepted way of doing things, etc.) Man vs. Fate (God) – character battles what seems to be an uncontrollable problem
Examples of External Conflict: Give two example of external conflict from the film, and determine which category of external conflict each falls under.
Theme Definition: Definition: The main idea or the grand meaning of a literary work. In most cases the theme is implied, not spelled out. Answers the question, “What is the story about?” without giving plot summary or details from the story. What is the theme of the film?