Story Elements Advanced

Short Story elements vocab for minor quiz
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antagonist
the bad guy in a plot, or negative force
conflict
the struggles or problems that the main characters endure throughout the story
point of view
the perspective from which a story is told
setting
the place and time in which a story occurs
character
a person, animal or creature represented in a work of fiction (play or film or story)
foreshadowing
the use of hints and clues to suggest what will happen later in a plot
protagonist
the good character or force in a story
theme
provides a particular theme or motive that the author uses to comment on life
climax
the best part or turning point in a story
plot
the sequence of events in a story
resolution
finding a solution to a problem, usually found at the end when the plot is sorted out
man vs. man
arguing and fighting between characters
man vs. nature
character battling forces such as weather and animals
man vs. society
when a character has a conflict with society and laws
man vs. self
when a character has internal issues with his own thoughts and ideas. Usually involves the other conflicts.
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