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The Five Elements of Fiction: Story Chart (for Lit. Quiz)

STUDY
PLAY
Setting
All the details of the time and place in which the story occurs.
Theme
The main idea of the story (the underlying issue which the characters in the story wrestle with or encounter; the universal truth about human life that the story examines.)
Characters
The people of the story, who strive for or oppose the resolution of its conflict
Conflict
The problem at the root of the story's action (the tension that drives the story forward toward a conclusion)
Plot
Summary of the story's sequence of events