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3 elements of a short story
usually under 10,000 words
can typically be read under 1 sitting
usually more focused on characters than action
the force (may or may not be a person) that tries to keep the protaganist from reaching his or her goal
The reason the author wrote a literary work, or shared information, events, motivations, etc. inside a literary work.
a series of events which build intensity and show the protaganist trying to solve the conflict
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