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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…
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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
14 terms
English Short Story Terms
short story
plot
protagonist
exposition
a brief work of fiction
the sequence of events in a literary work
the main character in a literary work
characters and setting are introduced
short story
a brief work of fiction
plot
the sequence of events in a literary work
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English - Short Story Terms
Setting
Point of view
First-person narration
Third-person narration
Time period and location
The perspective from which the story is told
a character in the story tells the story, using the word "I"
the story is told by someone other than a character in the st…
Setting
Time period and location
Point of view
The perspective from which the story is told
79 terms
English Short Story Test
Tone
Magical Realism
Satire
Stream of Consciousness
Speaker's Attitude
a genre where magical or unreal elements play a natural part…
the use of humor or wit to ridicule institutions or humanity…
A method of narration that describes in words the flow of tho…
Tone
Speaker's Attitude
Magical Realism
a genre where magical or unreal elements play a natural part…
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ENGLISH SHORT STORY TERMS
Simile
Metaphor
Sensory details
Suspense
A comparison that uses like or as
A figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an…
Imagery that appeals to the five senses
Anticipation of what is going to happen next
Simile
A comparison that uses like or as
Metaphor
A figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an…
7 terms
English 2 short story
imperceptibly (adv)
furtively (adv)
apathy (n)
encroaching (adj)
so slowly or slightly as to be barely noticeable
secretively; sneakily
lack of interest or emotion
intruding on, especially in a gradual manner
imperceptibly (adv)
so slowly or slightly as to be barely noticeable
furtively (adv)
secretively; sneakily
23 terms
English- short story
Setting
Metaphor
Personification
Irony
Time, place, mood, and where the story takes place
A comparison of two seemingly unlike things not using like or…
Giving non-humans human qualities
The difference between expectations and reality
Setting
Time, place, mood, and where the story takes place
Metaphor
A comparison of two seemingly unlike things not using like or…
English Short Story Terms
Imagery
Simile
Metaphor
Hyperbole
This is language which appeals to the five senses.
A comparison using like or as
A comparison NOT using like or as. Stating that something IS…
This is an exaggeration.
Imagery
This is language which appeals to the five senses.
Simile
A comparison using like or as
45 terms
Short Story English Test
Allusion... Example?
Antagonist
Character
Round Character
-Referencing to a literary work or historical place, time, pe…
A reasonable opposing fore the protagonist struggles with, su…
A reasonable facsimile of a human being; the inner self that…
Fully developed and believable.
Allusion... Example?
-Referencing to a literary work or historical place, time, pe…
Antagonist
A reasonable opposing fore the protagonist struggles with, su…
English Short Story Elements
Irony
Situational
Dramatic
Verbal
Saying one thing and meaning another
A contrast between what is expected to happen and what actual…
When the audience knows something that the character does not…
Using words to mean something different than is being said... -…
Irony
Saying one thing and meaning another
Situational
A contrast between what is expected to happen and what actual…
80 terms
English 12 - Short Stories
What are the three things a story needs?
setting
character
main character
setting, character, plot
the time, place, and culture in which a story takes place
person, animal, thing that does the action of a story
a person, animal, thing that is very involved in the story
What are the three things a story needs?
setting, character, plot
setting
the time, place, and culture in which a story takes place
10 terms
English 9 Short Story Test
Portents
Vile
Ravenous
Acclaimed
Signs of events to come.
Evil or wicked.
Greedily hungry.
Greeted with loud applause or approval.
Portents
Signs of events to come.
Vile
Evil or wicked.
44 terms
english short story vocab
credulity
derision
peril
monotony
you believe anyone
taunting, cruel
danger
dullness, sameness
credulity
you believe anyone
derision
taunting, cruel
10 terms
English short story vocab
Solitude
Cryptic
Deffered
Forsaken
The State of being along
Having a meaning that is mysterious or obscure
to put off (for later)
To be disgraced
Solitude
The State of being along
Cryptic
Having a meaning that is mysterious or obscure
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english short story vocab
garrulous
conjecture
dilapidated
interminable
talkative
to form an opinion without definite evidence, to guess
fallen into ruin or decay, shabby
seemingly endless
garrulous
talkative
conjecture
to form an opinion without definite evidence, to guess
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Short Story Vocab English
Gallant- adj
Lurid- adj
Impertinent- adj
Wallow- verb
displaying great dignity and politeness
incredibly graphic or vivid
ill mannered or disrespectful.
to devote oneself entirely
Gallant- adj
displaying great dignity and politeness
Lurid- adj
incredibly graphic or vivid
30 terms
English Short Story Terms
Fiction
Prose
Plot
Exposition
writing that tells about imagined characters and/or events.
ordinary form of written language and is one of the major gen…
Series of related events that make up a story or drama.
Introductory material that creates mood, begins to reveal ton…
Fiction
writing that tells about imagined characters and/or events.
Prose
ordinary form of written language and is one of the major gen…
30 terms
English- Short Story Vocabulary
perceptible by touch; palpable
perceive or recognize; detect
accept or allow behavior that is consi…
of vital importance, crucial
tangible
discern
condone
imperative
perceptible by touch; palpable
tangible
perceive or recognize; detect
discern
14 terms
english short story
connotation
static character
protagonist
antagonist
the tone that a word has
a character with little or no internal change
the good guy in a story
the bad guy in a story
connotation
the tone that a word has
static character
a character with little or no internal change
22 terms
english short story vocab
climax
denoument
dialect
diction
the moment when the reader's interest and emotional intensity…
resolution, tying up loose ends
a form of language as it is spoken in a particular geographic…
precise word choice; selection of words for specific denotati…
climax
the moment when the reader's interest and emotional intensity…
denoument
resolution, tying up loose ends
8 terms
English Short Story Vocab
gaudy
rifle (v.)
indifferent
commotion
bright, showy, flashy and in your face; a bit too much
To search through something in a hurried way inorder to steal…
uncaring
a noisy, chaotic disturbance
gaudy
bright, showy, flashy and in your face; a bit too much
rifle (v.)
To search through something in a hurried way inorder to steal…
12 terms
English Short Story Vocab
resilient... capable of returning to an o…
solemn... serious, earnest, gloomy
negligent ... lazily, careless
dawdling... to waste time; to move aimles…
(adj.)
(adj.)
(adj.)
(v.)
resilient... capable of returning to an o…
(adj.)
solemn... serious, earnest, gloomy
(adj.)
16 terms
English short story vocab
Commemorate
Evanesce
Reiterate
Callously
Recall and show respect for someone or something in ceremony
To disappear gradually
to say or do again repeatedly
Carelessly: Without sympathy
Commemorate
Recall and show respect for someone or something in ceremony
Evanesce
To disappear gradually
11 terms
English-Short Story
Foreshadowing
Climax
Rising Action
Conflict
Hints or clues in a story that help you predict upcoming even…
The most exciting moment in the story when all the events com…
The exciting events that happen along the way to keep you rea…
The problem(s) in the story.
Foreshadowing
Hints or clues in a story that help you predict upcoming even…
Climax
The most exciting moment in the story when all the events com…
12 terms
English short story terms
Dynamic Character
Irony
Theme
Internal conflict
A character who grows, learns, or changes as a result of the…
A contrast between expectation and reality
Central idea of a work of literature
A struggle between opposing needs, desires, or emotions withi…
Dynamic Character
A character who grows, learns, or changes as a result of the…
Irony
A contrast between expectation and reality
29 terms
English Short Story Terms
conflict
internal conflict
external conflict
plot
a struggle between opposing forces
takes place in the mind of a character (man vs. himself)
when a character struggles with an outside force or another p…
sequence of events in a short story
conflict
a struggle between opposing forces
internal conflict
takes place in the mind of a character (man vs. himself)
25 terms
English short story vocab
Flout
Weir
Provender
Alluvium
To show open content
A low darn
Food ; provisions
Materials such as sand or clay deposited by moving water
Flout
To show open content
Weir
A low darn
12 terms
English Short Story
plot
chronological order
flashback order
conflict
action of the story, series of events either physical or ment…
when the events begin with what happened first and proceeding…
when the events in a story look back at what has already happ…
situation where there is a struggle
plot
action of the story, series of events either physical or ment…
chronological order
when the events begin with what happened first and proceeding…
25 terms
English short story's
Ventured
Included
Accosted
Retribution
Came upon view (V)
Prevented (N)
Greeted especially in a forward or aggressive way (V)
Pay back (N)
Ventured
Came upon view (V)
Included
Prevented (N)
11 terms
English short story vocab
Conflict
Contrast/ juxtaposition
Flashbacks
Irony
-Internal (person vs. self)... -External (person vs. person, per…
Contrast refers to a difference, especially a striking differ…
Sudden switch in the plot from the present to the past. Used…
(Verbal irony, dramatic irony, situational irony). Contrast b…
Conflict
-Internal (person vs. self)... -External (person vs. person, per…
Contrast/ juxtaposition
Contrast refers to a difference, especially a striking differ…
22 terms
English Short Story Vocab
Insolence
Indignation
Rapine
Corsair
insulting or contemptuous behavior
Anger as a result of something unjust
the violent seizure of someone's property
pirate
Insolence
insulting or contemptuous behavior
Indignation
Anger as a result of something unjust
10 terms
English short short story vocab
Repercussion (n)
Resilient (adj.)
Savor (v)/(n)
Immense (adj.)
an unintended consequence occurring some time after an event…
(of a substance or object) able to recoil or spring back into…
V: taste(good food or drink) and enjoy it completely.... N: a c…
extremely large or great, especially in scale or degree. (mas…
Repercussion (n)
an unintended consequence occurring some time after an event…
Resilient (adj.)
(of a substance or object) able to recoil or spring back into…
19 terms
English Short Story Vocab
Setting
Protagonist
Antagonist
Dynamic Character
When and where a story takes place
The hero of the story
The villain of the story
A character that undergoes a change; evolves/grows
Setting
When and where a story takes place
Protagonist
The hero of the story
vocab for english short story
Catacombs
Niche
Fattered
Nitre
(Noun) Tunnels in an underground burial place.
(Noun) A small hallow space in a wall.
(Adj) Chained with metal chains or shackles.
(Noun) Salty mold.
Catacombs
(Noun) Tunnels in an underground burial place.
Niche
(Noun) A small hallow space in a wall.
43 terms
English Short Story Notes
fiction
types of fiction
connotation
denotation
refers to works that have imaginary elements in them. Althoug…
realistic, science, mystery, historical, fantasy, horror
attitudes and feelings connected to a word
actual dictionary definition of a word
fiction
refers to works that have imaginary elements in them. Althoug…
types of fiction
realistic, science, mystery, historical, fantasy, horror
28 terms
English Short Story
The five stages of plot
Exposition
Rising Action
Climax
exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution
the plot begins with an introduction of the characters, setti…
adds complications to the conflict and includes all the event…
the point of the greatest interest or suspense in a story
The five stages of plot
exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution
Exposition
the plot begins with an introduction of the characters, setti…
23 terms
English Short Story
indirect characterization
Speech
Thought
Effect
an author shows the readers what the personality of a charact…
What doe the character say? How does he or she speak?
What is revealed through a character's private feelings?
How do other characters feel or behave in reaction to the cha…
indirect characterization
an author shows the readers what the personality of a charact…
Speech
What doe the character say? How does he or she speak?
30 terms
English Short Story Vocab
meditative
furrow
amenities
ennui
adj. thoughtful
n. a ditch or groove made in the ground by a plow
n. luxury items, pleasant ways
n. boredom
meditative
adj. thoughtful
furrow
n. a ditch or groove made in the ground by a plow
36 terms
english short story
What is a short story?
Character
Protagonist
Antagonist-
A short story is a short, fictional narrative which consists…
Characters are defined by the qualities that make them think,…
This is the character who is trying to achieve something. Tra…
the character who frustrates, deceives, or works against the…
What is a short story?
A short story is a short, fictional narrative which consists…
Character
Characters are defined by the qualities that make them think,…
29 terms
English Short-Story Vocab.
Antagonist
Protagonist
Character
Characterization
The person or force that works against the hero in the story
The main character or hero in the story
A person, animal or object that takes part in the plot/action…
The process by wich the writer reveals the personality of a c…
Antagonist
The person or force that works against the hero in the story
Protagonist
The main character or hero in the story
22 terms
English-Short Story Terms
Plot
Introduction or Exposition
Rising Action
Climax
Series of related events that make up a story
Section that introduces characters, the setting and conflicts
Consists of a series of complications.
The turning point in the story: the high point... of interest a…
Plot
Series of related events that make up a story
Introduction or Exposition
Section that introduces characters, the setting and conflicts
40 terms
Short Story Terms - English 10
antagonist
protagonist
exposition
conflict introduced
A person or force that opposes the protagonist.
The central character in a story.
The opening of the story where characters and setting are int…
The main problem in the story is presented starting the risin…
antagonist
A person or force that opposes the protagonist.
protagonist
The central character in a story.
40 terms
English Short Story Vocab
Approbation
assuage
coalition
decadence
...... an expression of approval or praise
...... (v.) to make easier or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; t…
...... (n.) a combination, union, or merger for some specific pu…
...... decay; fall to a lower level (of morality, civilization,…
Approbation
...... an expression of approval or praise
assuage
...... (v.) to make easier or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; t…
25 terms
English short story vocab
stupor
buzzard
magnanimous
impertinence
a state of mental numbness as from shock; a daze
any of various usually large birds of prey
having or showing a generous and kind nature
rudeness (especially to an authority)
stupor
a state of mental numbness as from shock; a daze
buzzard
any of various usually large birds of prey
11 terms
English Short Story Vocab
Incorruptible
Ardor
Impunity
Obstinate
Adj. Not able to be corrupted
Noun. Passion,Enthusiasm
Noun. A freedom from punishment
Adj. Stubborn, not easily controlled
Incorruptible
Adj. Not able to be corrupted
Ardor
Noun. Passion,Enthusiasm
47 terms
English Short Story Terms
Plot
plot line
exposition
Rising Action (compilation)
series of events in a story
part of the story in which the basic situation outlined and t…
Chain of event that takes place as the main character struggl…
Plot
series of events in a story
plot line
29 terms
SHORT STORY TEST for english
Reader's Criticism
Resolution
Denouement
falling action
The experience of the reader
The end
end of play
the story leads the the resolution
Reader's Criticism
The experience of the reader
Resolution
The end
26 terms
English Short Story Vocabulary
Beleaguer
Ruse
Parapet
Remorse
verb... lay siege to; beset with difficulties
noun... an action intended to deceive someone; a trick
noun... a low protective wall along the edge of a roof, bridge,…
noun... deep regret or guilt for a wrong committed
Beleaguer
verb... lay siege to; beset with difficulties
Ruse
noun... an action intended to deceive someone; a trick
12 terms
English Short Story Authors
Thus I Refute Beelzy
A Rose for Emily
Light is Like Water
The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World
John Collier
William Faulkner
Gabriela Garcia Marquez
Gabriela Garcia Marquez
Thus I Refute Beelzy
John Collier
A Rose for Emily
William Faulkner
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