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8th grade english test
short story terms
words that are near each other that have with the same sound.
character's actions that give off opinions for the reader.
does not change in story
changes in story
a problem with the protagonist
outside forces opposing
when character is struggling with a decision
appearance vs. reality
something that seems one way when it's really another way
words that draw a picture in the readers mind
first person point of view
narrator is in the story
letting you know what is going to happen by giving clues
exaggeration to make a point
something that is unusual
states thoughts and feelings of one or two characters
comparison that is direct
how you feel when you read the story
states what is seen and heard
knowing what anyone is feeling
when and where
500-15,000 words, slice of life, one to three characters, and an ironic ending
comparison that is indirect
object that has meaning
lesson learned in the story
egyptians used short stories in
Greek and Romans used short stories in
Biblical stories used short stories in