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10 terms
CJHS English 8 Short Story List #1
audacity
commence
fate
imperceptible
(noun) shameless daring and boldness
(verb) to begin
(noun) a power that is thought to determine the course of eve…
(adjective) subtle; not plain to the senses
audacity
(noun) shameless daring and boldness
commence
(verb) to begin
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CJHS English 8 Short Story List #2
acute
authentic
compensation
derision
(adjective) keen; sharp; sensitive
(adjective) genuine; real
(noun) something, such as money, received as payment
(noun) contempt; ridicule; mockery
acute
(adjective) keen; sharp; sensitive
authentic
(adjective) genuine; real
27 terms
English 8 Short Stories
first person
second person
third person objective
third person limited omniscient
A character within the story recounts/retells his or her own…
The story or the piece of writing is from the perspective of…
The narrator remains a detached observer, telling only the st…
The narrator tells the story from the viewpoint of only one c…
first person
A character within the story recounts/retells his or her own…
second person
The story or the piece of writing is from the perspective of…
39 terms
English 8 short story
Protagonist
Antagonist
Motive
Dialect
Good guy/main character facing the problem and the opposing f…
Opposing force or bad guy
Characters reason for doing something
Variation of language
Protagonist
Good guy/main character facing the problem and the opposing f…
Antagonist
Opposing force or bad guy
12 terms
English 8: Short Stories
Undulated
Rustic
Chasm
Leverage
Wavy, To rise up and down, To vary
Made to look older, Plain and sturdy
A deep clef in the surface of a planet, A canyon/gorge
To gain the upper hand , To have an advantage
Undulated
Wavy, To rise up and down, To vary
Rustic
Made to look older, Plain and sturdy
9 terms
AOSR English 8 (Short-Story)
congenial
rapacious
emanate
facade
(adj.)agreeable; pleasant
(adj.) greedy
(v.) come forth; emit
(n.) exterior of a building
congenial
(adj.)agreeable; pleasant
rapacious
(adj.) greedy
27 terms
English 8-Short Story Terms
Exposition
Tone or mood of story is known as
Central character known as
When something is written or spoken wh…
Inteoduce characters and setting
Atmosphere and creating this using setting
Protagonist
Irony
Exposition
Inteoduce characters and setting
Tone or mood of story is known as
Atmosphere and creating this using setting
28 terms
English 8 Short stories
Setting
Plot
Introduction
Inciting incident
The background against which the action takes place.... -geograp…
The order or relationship of events in the story. The plot ac…
Catches the readers interest & introduces the setting and the…
The conflict is introduced / something that happens to incite…
Setting
The background against which the action takes place.... -geograp…
Plot
The order or relationship of events in the story. The plot ac…
16 terms
English 8 Short Stories
Strangers in the Fog
The Sniper
The Necklace
The Lottery
by Bill Pronzini... 3rd Person limited to Hannigan
by Liam O' Flaherty... 3rd Person Limited to Republican Sniper
by Guy de Maupassant... 3rd Person Limited to Mathilde
by Shirley Jackson... 3rd Person Objective
Strangers in the Fog
by Bill Pronzini... 3rd Person limited to Hannigan
The Sniper
by Liam O' Flaherty... 3rd Person Limited to Republican Sniper
10 terms
Osburn English 8 Short Story List #1
audacity
commence
fate
imperceptible
(noun) shameless daring and boldness
(verb) to begin
(noun) a power that is thought to determine the course of eve…
(adjective) subtle; not plain to the senses
audacity
(noun) shameless daring and boldness
commence
(verb) to begin
23 terms
English 8 Short Story Set
Pestilential
wont
forfeit
plaintively
Filled with disease; contagious; adj
Accustomed; adj
Surrender or lose as a crime, error, or failure to fulfill a…
expressing sorrow or meloncholy; adv
Pestilential
Filled with disease; contagious; adj
wont
Accustomed; adj
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English 8 Short Story Review
Four main short story elements
Plot line elements
Narrator
protagonist
Plot... Characters... Setting... Theme
Introduction... Inciting incident... Rising action... Climax... Falling A…
An outside person who tells inside elects of a story that cha…
The character who faces the problem within a plot.
Four main short story elements
Plot... Characters... Setting... Theme
Plot line elements
Introduction... Inciting incident... Rising action... Climax... Falling A…
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ENGLISH SHORT STORY TERMS (8)
protagonist
antagonist
flat character
full character
main character or central figure
character or force pitted against main character
one-dimensional character, exhibits a single dominant quality
rounded character, exhibits the complexity of human traits as…
protagonist
main character or central figure
antagonist
character or force pitted against main character
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Short Story Terms (English 8)
Protagonist
Antagonist
Flat Character
Full Character
Main character or central figure
Character or force pitted against the main character
One-dimensional character, exhibits a single dominant quality…
Rounded character, exhibits the complexity of human traits as…
Protagonist
Main character or central figure
Antagonist
Character or force pitted against the main character
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English 8 Block F Short Story Terms
Short Story
Plot
Situation
Character
a fictional work which is relatively brief.
is often minimized, usually focuses on one important event in…
may replace plot, interest in the story often rests in the wa…
most often presented concisely
Short Story
a fictional work which is relatively brief.
Plot
is often minimized, usually focuses on one important event in…
21 terms
English 8 Short Story Test
When did O Henry write?
What was O Henry's real name?
When did he write A Retrieved Reformat…
Did he have any other jobs?
late 19th/early 20th century
William Sydney Porter
while in jail for embezzlement
yes, many besides writing
When did O Henry write?
late 19th/early 20th century
What was O Henry's real name?
William Sydney Porter
20 terms
Short Story Vocab -English 8 Common Core
Climax
rising action
exposition
Falling Action:
the most important event in the story, where the conflict is…
the conflict builds and becomes more intense as the story bui…
states the setting (place) and introduces the characters (peo…
The events leading to the solution of the climax in the story
Climax
the most important event in the story, where the conflict is…
rising action
the conflict builds and becomes more intense as the story bui…
29 terms
English 8 elements of short stories
theme
plot
exposition
rising action
the main idea or message of the story
sequence of events in a story
main characters, main conflict, setting
part of the story that builds to a climax
theme
the main idea or message of the story
plot
sequence of events in a story
10 terms
CJHS Honors English 8 Short Story List #2
obscure
askew
deterioration
commence
(verb/adjective) to hide; hidden
(adjective) crooked; out of line
(noun) worsening; decline
(verb) to begin
obscure
(verb/adjective) to hide; hidden
askew
(adjective) crooked; out of line
43 terms
English 8 short story vocab
Shanty-town
Incongruency
Amorphous
Chary
a neighborhood or entire town containing mostly shacks or rou…
something that stands out or is unlike its surroundings
formless, shapeless
cautious about the amount one gives away or reveals
Shanty-town
a neighborhood or entire town containing mostly shacks or rou…
Incongruency
something that stands out or is unlike its surroundings
27 terms
English8: Short Story Terms
Plot
Exposition
Conflict
Rising Action
The series of events that occur in chronological order.
This is the background info, the setting, and the characters.
The problem. External conflict can be person vs person, perso…
The development of characters, finding clues, etc.
Plot
The series of events that occur in chronological order.
Exposition
This is the background info, the setting, and the characters.
12 terms
English 8 Short Story Vocab
Heifer
Profusion
Coax
Admonish
a young female cow
large quantity of something
to persuade or urge in a gentle way
to caution or advise against something
Heifer
a young female cow
Profusion
large quantity of something
29 terms
Short Story Vocab English 8
Parapet
Remorse
Paroxysm
Beleaguered
Short stone wall usually found on top of castles
Deep regret
Sudden attack of activity
Besieged
Parapet
Short stone wall usually found on top of castles
Remorse
Deep regret
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English 8 short story vocabulary
Rupees
Veranda
Berate
Hearken
A type of currency
An enclosed porch
To scold angrily
To listen
Rupees
A type of currency
Veranda
An enclosed porch
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English 8 short story terms
protaganist
antagonist
setting
theme
the main character
person in opposition to the protagonist
where and when the story takes place
the central idea of the story
protaganist
the main character
antagonist
person in opposition to the protagonist
50 terms
Short Story Test English 8
narrative POV for Geraldine Moore
protagonist in Geraldine Moore
antagonist in Geraldine Moore
trait of protagonist in Geraldine Moor…
3rd Person limited omniscient
Geraldine Moore
poverty, tough times, her mind not looking at the bright side…
stubborn ex: won't eat tomatoes soup. Won't write a poem.
narrative POV for Geraldine Moore
3rd Person limited omniscient
protagonist in Geraldine Moore
Geraldine Moore
23 terms
Short Story Test - English 8
1. The repetition of the initial conso…
2. In "Masque" what do the 7 rooms NOT…
3. Which of the following short storie…
4. Which story has a theme of "coming…
Aliteration
Days of the week
Though the Tunnel
Through the Tunnel
1. The repetition of the initial conso…
Aliteration
2. In "Masque" what do the 7 rooms NOT…
Days of the week
English 8- Short Story Test
What is a plot?
Name the different parts of a short st…
What is the introduction?
What is the rising action?
All the events of a story.
Introduction, rising action, conflict, climax, and conclusion.
The beginning of the story that introduces the characters, pr…
The step by step actions that develop a conflict.
What is a plot?
All the events of a story.
Name the different parts of a short st…
Introduction, rising action, conflict, climax, and conclusion.
30 terms
Short Stories Test English 8
The Caregiver
The old man
Old Man's Eye
Heartbeat of old man
Narrator in "The Tell-Tale Heart"; kills the old man because…
Static character in "The Tell-Tale Heart"; is killed by his c…
Pale blue, film over it, vulture-like
Is symbolic of the narrator's guilt and misdeeds
The Caregiver
Narrator in "The Tell-Tale Heart"; kills the old man because…
The old man
Static character in "The Tell-Tale Heart"; is killed by his c…
23 terms
Short Story Test - English 8
1. The repetition of the initial conso…
2. In "Masque" what do the 7 rooms NOT…
3. Which of the following short storie…
4. Which story has a theme of "coming…
Aliteration
Days of the week
Though the Tunnel
Through the Tunnel
1. The repetition of the initial conso…
Aliteration
2. In "Masque" what do the 7 rooms NOT…
Days of the week
43 terms
English short stories vocab 8
Shanty-town
Incongruency
Amorphous
Chary
a neighborhood or entire town containing mostly shacks or rou…
something that stands out or is unlike its surroundings
formless, shapeless
cautious about the amount one gives away or reveals
Shanty-town
a neighborhood or entire town containing mostly shacks or rou…
Incongruency
something that stands out or is unlike its surroundings
33 terms
English 8 Short Stories Vocab
inadequate (adj.)
pending (adj.)
suffuse (v.)
integrity (n.)
lacking in quality; not up to standard... --The building was an…
about to occur... --The boy waited nervously, knowing a lecture…
fill; infuse... --Adding a window will _______ the room with li…
quality of honesty and sincerity... --Mr. Jackson has too much…
inadequate (adj.)
lacking in quality; not up to standard... --The building was an…
pending (adj.)
about to occur... --The boy waited nervously, knowing a lecture…
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DEFINITIONS ENGLISH8 SHORT STORIES
ANTAGONIST
PROTAGONIST
CLIMAX
SETTING
FORCE AGAINST THE ANATGONIST
MAIN CHARACTERS
HIGHEST POINT OF THE STORY
TIME AND PLACE
ANTAGONIST
FORCE AGAINST THE ANATGONIST
PROTAGONIST
MAIN CHARACTERS
32 terms
English 8 Short Stories Vocabulary
inadequate (adj.)
pending (adj.)
suffuse (v.)
integrity (n.)
lacking in quality; not up to par
about to occur
fill; infuse
quality of honesty and sincerity
inadequate (adj.)
lacking in quality; not up to par
pending (adj.)
about to occur
20 terms
Short Story Vocab -English 8 Common Core
Climax
rising action
exposition
Falling Action:
the most important event in the story, where the conflict is…
the conflict builds and becomes more intense as the story bui…
states the setting (place) and introduces the characters (peo…
The events leading to the solution of the climax in the story
Climax
the most important event in the story, where the conflict is…
rising action
the conflict builds and becomes more intense as the story bui…
33 terms
English 8 Short Stories Vocabulary
inadequate (adj.)
pending (adj.)
suffuse (v.)
integrity (n.)
lacking in quality; not up to standard... --The building was an…
about to occur... --The boy waited nervously, knowing a lecture…
fill; infuse... --Adding a window will _______ the room with li…
quality of honesty and sincerity... --Mr. Jackson has too much…
inadequate (adj.)
lacking in quality; not up to standard... --The building was an…
pending (adj.)
about to occur... --The boy waited nervously, knowing a lecture…
10 terms
CJHS Honors English 8 Short Story List #1
diatribe
tentatively
impromptu
intently
(noun) harsh, abusive criticism
(adverb) uncertainly; in a hesitant way
(adjective) unplanned; made or done without preparation
(adverb) purposefully; with close attention
diatribe
(noun) harsh, abusive criticism
tentatively
(adverb) uncertainly; in a hesitant way
12 terms
English 8 Short Story Unit Test
Plot
Setting
Point of View
Characterization
The series of events of what happens in a story.
The time and place in which the story happens.
The voice or angle of which the story is being told.
All of the things that make up a character including their sp…
Plot
The series of events of what happens in a story.
Setting
The time and place in which the story happens.
41 terms
English 8 Midterm- Short Stories
What was the climax of Charles?
What was the resolution of Charles?
What is the main conflict in Charles?
What was the climax of Who Can Replace…
When Laurie's mother found out who Charles was
Charles is Laurie
Laurie v. Society (Man v. Society)
When the machines find out there is still a man alive.
What was the climax of Charles?
When Laurie's mother found out who Charles was
What was the resolution of Charles?
Charles is Laurie
30 terms
English 8 Short Story Unit Test
What is personification?
Give an example of personification fro…
This is the overall feeling or emotion…
Prince___________ is the main characte…
Giving a non-living object human-like qualities
a.The portrait of the man in "The Portrait"... b. The disease pn…
Tone
Prospero, "Masque of the Red Death"
What is personification?
Giving a non-living object human-like qualities
Give an example of personification fro…
a.The portrait of the man in "The Portrait"... b. The disease pn…
12 terms
English 8 Short Story Unit Review
"Barter"
"Sympathy"
"I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings"
"Thank you, Ma'am"
Poem by Sara Teasdale
Poem by Paul Laurence Dunbar
Autobiography by Maya Angelou
Short Story by Langston Hughes
"Barter"
Poem by Sara Teasdale
"Sympathy"
Poem by Paul Laurence Dunbar
60 terms
English Short Story Terms
plot
exposition
rising action (complication)
climax
a series of events. explains the story
part of the story in which the basic situation is outlined an…
chain of events that takes place as the main character strugg…
the point of highest emotional intensity; sometimes the point…
plot
a series of events. explains the story
exposition
part of the story in which the basic situation is outlined an…
59 terms
English 8- Short Story Chapter (Elements of Short Stories & Figures of Speech
Elements of Short Stories
Setting
Place
Time
...
The time and location in which the story takes place.
geographical location
When is the story taking place?... historical period, time of d…
Elements of Short Stories
...
Setting
The time and location in which the story takes place.
21 terms
English 8 Vocab for Short Story Unit
Repetition
Simile
Imagery
Personification
Repeating words or phrases throughout poem.
Comparing two unlike things using "like" or "as".
Using descriptive language.
Giving objects human characteristics.
Repetition
Repeating words or phrases throughout poem.
Simile
Comparing two unlike things using "like" or "as".
66 terms
12 English short story
merely
translucent
placid
tranquil
only
you can't see through, but light can pass through
calm
also calm
merely
only
translucent
you can't see through, but light can pass through
63 terms
Short Story NRCA English 8 Vocab
Apathetically
Appeasingly
Apprehension
Capsized
Having or showing little or no emotion
In a pacifying way; in such a way as to please
Suspicion or fear of future trouble
Turned bottom up; overturned
Apathetically
Having or showing little or no emotion
Appeasingly
In a pacifying way; in such a way as to please
12 terms
2015 - English 8 Short Story Test
Basic Plot Structure -Def
Basic Plot Structure -parts
Exposition
Rising Action
-parts that make up a typical story... -occur in a specific order
1. Exposition... 2. Rising Action... 3. Climax... 4. Falling Action…
-beginning of story... -introduces the main character(s), settin…
-the conflict increases because of a series of events
Basic Plot Structure -Def
-parts that make up a typical story... -occur in a specific order
Basic Plot Structure -parts
1. Exposition... 2. Rising Action... 3. Climax... 4. Falling Action…
15 terms
English 8 Quarter 1 Short Story Authors
The Sea Devil
The Last Leaf
A Man Who Had No Eyes
The Countess and the Impossible
Arthur Gordon
O. Henry
MacKinlay Kantor
Richard Y. Thurman
The Sea Devil
Arthur Gordon
The Last Leaf
O. Henry
8 terms
English 8 More Vocab for Short Story Unit
Taut
Persistently
Refined
Competently
Very tightly pulled or stretched.
Continuing to do something, even if it's difficult
Polite, well-educated, cultured.
Able to do something well enough
Taut
Very tightly pulled or stretched.
Persistently
Continuing to do something, even if it's difficult
41 terms
English 8- Short Story Chapter (The Hitchhiker),
What details about the hitchhiker's ap…
Who is the author?
What is the setting?
What was the climate?
-the hitchhiker always has fresh rain on his jacket ... -The hit…
Lucille Fletcher
Mesa,New Mexico; in a car; road trip
mysterious, spooky, anxious
What details about the hitchhiker's ap…
-the hitchhiker always has fresh rain on his jacket ... -The hit…
Who is the author?
Lucille Fletcher
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