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Maddock Freshmen Short Story Test

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exposition
it introduces the setting, characters, and basic situation of a literary work
internal conflict
a struggle between opposing forces that takes place within a character
character
person or animal involved in the action of a story
climax
the high point of interest and suspense
point of view
the vantage point from which a story is told
indirect characterization
type of characterization where the author shows a character's traits
direct characterization
type of characterization where the author states a character's traits
plot
sequence of events in a literary work
theme
central message or insight into life revealed through a literary work
foreshadowing
use in a literary work of clues that suggest events that have yet to occur
atmosphere
the feeling created in the reader by a literary work or passage
setting
the time and place of the action of a literary work
resolution
the end of the central conflict
external conflict
the struggle of a character against outside forces
fiction
involves imaginary characters and events
conflict
a struggle between opposing forces; might be internal or external
Saki
wrote "The Interlopers"
O. Henry
wrote "The Gift of the Magi"
Guy de Maupassant
wrote "The Necklace"
James Hurst
wrote "The Scarlet Ibis"
Mark Twain
wrote "The Invalid's Story"
Clara
in "Uncle Marcos" admires Marcos and listens to him
the people of the town
in "Uncle Marcos" opinions of Marcos changes from strange to inappropriate to admiration
Severo
in "Uncle Marcos" tolerates bailing Marcos out of problems but seems to consider Marcos a disgrace to the family
the people on the ship
in "Uncle Marcos" quickly took a liking to Marcos and saved his body after his death
Cousin Antonieta
in "Uncle Marcos" rather upset at Marcos's attempts at wooing her