Elements of a Short Story
The terms on a plot map.
characters, setting, basic situation
event that sparks the problem
series of events leading up to the climax
includes every event after the climax
events after the climax, before the resolution
point of view
perspective from which the story is being told
narrator uses "I"
third person limited
story is told by one character, doesn't know the whole story
third person omniscent
narrator is aware of all of the feeling of all of the characters