Minor characters typically have a brief or modest role in a story, but they contribute to the intrigue of the story or the development of main characters. Often, minor characters support the main characters or add value ... More »

In fiction, major characters are central to the plot and are generally complex and three-dimensional, while minor characters are generally flat, stereotypical and not of central importance to the plot. Less time is devot... More »

Film worksheets seek to identify different elements of a film, such as theme and plot. They can also ask a student to convey recurring film devices, meaning, motif and other structural parts of a film. More »

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In fiction, major characters are central to the plot and are generally complex and three-dimensional, while minor characters are generally flat, stereotypical and not of central importance to the plot. Less time is devot... More »

Storytelling brought early mankind together both physically and mentally by emphasizing common virtues, consolidating a community and reducing intragroup conflict, highlighting storytelling's role in the evolutionary dev... More »

A fable is a short story with a moral that has animals as the main characters. A parable is a short moral story without animals as characters. Fables and morals have been around for centuries, but modern moral stories, s... More »

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Atmosphere is a term used in literature to describe the mood of a piece of writing, which is usually created by how the author describes the setting and background, as well as the characters and events within the story. ... More »