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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
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
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
English Short Story Vocabulary
setting
point of view
first-person narration
third-person narration
time period and location
the perspective from which the story is told
a character tells the story, using the word "I"
the story is told by by someone other than a character in the…
setting
time period and location
point of view
the perspective from which the story is told
22 terms
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
27 terms
English Short Story Terms
Direct Characterization
Indirect Characterization
Static Character
Dynamic Character
the process by which the personality of a fictitious characte…
the process by which the personality of a fictitious characte…
A character that does not change from the beginning of the st…
A character who grows, learns, or changes as a result of the…
Direct Characterization
the process by which the personality of a fictitious characte…
Indirect Characterization
the process by which the personality of a fictitious characte…
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…
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
22 terms
English Short Story Review
The Most Dangerous Game
The Scarlet Ibis
Cask of Amontillado
The Necklace
Author Richard Connell (He is a dick!)
Author James Hurst
Author Edgar Allen Poe
Author Guy de Mausspasuant
The Most Dangerous Game
Author Richard Connell (He is a dick!)
The Scarlet Ibis
Author James Hurst
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)
22 terms
English Short Story Questions
Who is A Rose for Emily written by?
Who is The Lottery written by?
Who is Desiree's Baby written by?
Who is A Good Man is Hard to Find writ…
William Faulkner
Shirley Jackson
Kate Chopin
Flannery O'Connor
Who is A Rose for Emily written by?
William Faulkner
Who is The Lottery written by?
Shirley Jackson
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…
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…
31 terms
English Short Story Quiz
Fiction
Setting
Mood
Limited Characters, Restricted Setting…
anything made up or created; a prose story based on the autho…
time, place, and circumstance
dependent on setting, how the story makes the reader feel
what are three characteristics of a short story
Fiction
anything made up or created; a prose story based on the autho…
Setting
time, place, and circumstance
22 terms
English Short Story: The Leap
She is blind and she used to be in a t…
Foreshadowing
Lightning struck the tent. Harold, her…
She grabbed the wire and made it to th…
What do we find out about the mom in the exposition?
"lips destined to never meet again" is an example of what?
What happened during their performance?
What did Anna, the narrator's mom, do after seeing Harold fal…
She is blind and she used to be in a t…
What do we find out about the mom in the exposition?
Foreshadowing
"lips destined to never meet again" is an example of what?
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…
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
45 terms
English Short Story
plot
exposition
rising action
crisis
-series of events... -one in a short story... -plot diagram: exposi…
beginning of story where setting and characters revealed
things start happening, conflict is revealed
opposing forces meet
plot
-series of events... -one in a short story... -plot diagram: exposi…
exposition
beginning of story where setting and characters revealed
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…
62 terms
English Short Story Unit
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Narrative Formula
"Winter Dreams" setting and theme
Shirley Jackson
Prelude, Femme Fatale, Paravenu
I. Boy meets girl II. Boy woos gir III. Boy loses girl
Setting :1920 Minnesota ... Theme: Illusions of beauty with the…
Wrote bizzare and unusual stories
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Prelude, Femme Fatale, Paravenu
Narrative Formula
I. Boy meets girl II. Boy woos gir III. Boy loses girl
41 terms
English Short Story Vocab
forsworn
prosaic
assent
intermittent
forsaken; rejected; renounced
dull, lacking in distinction and originality; matter-of-fact,…
to express agreement; (n.) agreement
stopping and beginning again, sporadic
forsworn
forsaken; rejected; renounced
prosaic
dull, lacking in distinction and originality; matter-of-fact,…
40 terms
English short story vocab
sallow
solicitous
ennui
venerable
having a sickly, pale-yellow color
concerning
boredom
deserving respect because of age and dignity
sallow
having a sickly, pale-yellow color
solicitous
concerning
English short story vocab
Retrieved
Reformation
Virtuous
Retribution
Get or bring (something) back; regain possession of
The action or process of reforming an institution or practice
Having or showing high moral standards
Punishment inflicted on someone as vengeance for a wrong or c…
Retrieved
Get or bring (something) back; regain possession of
Reformation
The action or process of reforming an institution or practice
40 terms
English Short Story Vocab
obscurity
ardent
indifferent
guile
unknown, unseen
enthusiastic or passionate
unconcerned
sly or cunning
obscurity
unknown, unseen
ardent
enthusiastic or passionate
English short story authors
Janus
The Professors House
After Rosa Parks
I Can Speak
Ann Beattie... American novelist and historian from Washington…
Ursula K. LeGuin... American author... Mainly writes fantasy and s…
Janet Desaulniers... From Missouri... Teacher at School of The Art…
George Saunders... Professor At Syracuse... Used to work as an eng…
Janus
Ann Beattie... American novelist and historian from Washington…
The Professors House
Ursula K. LeGuin... American author... Mainly writes fantasy and s…
28 terms
English Short Story Quizlet
Leo Tolstoy
1)How can I learn to do the right thin…
Guy de Maupassant
Greed and selfishness
Who was the author of "Three Questions"?
What are the three questions the King wants answers to?
Who wrote "The Necklace"?
What does the Necklace represent?
Leo Tolstoy
Who was the author of "Three Questions"?
1)How can I learn to do the right thin…
What are the three questions the King wants answers to?
English short story elements
Setting
Protagonists
Antagonist
First person point of view
The time and place in which the events occur
The central character in a story or drama
A character or force that opposes the protagonist
The story told by one of the characters referred to as "I"
Setting
The time and place in which the events occur
Protagonists
The central character in a story or drama
english- short story test
who is a wise mentor in the gift of co…
who is the damsel in destress in gift…
eho is the hero in the gift of c?
who is an average kid in gift of c?
cochise
Angie
chelate
jimmy
who is a wise mentor in the gift of co…
cochise
who is the damsel in destress in gift…
Angie
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…
English Short Story Review
"Winter Dreams"
"The Lottery"
Shirley Jackson
"The Outcasts of Poker Flat"
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Shirley Jackson
wrote unusual and bizarre stories
Bret Harte
"Winter Dreams"
F. Scott Fitzgerald
"The Lottery"
Shirley Jackson
31 terms
English Short Story Vocab
Evanesce
Vigilance
Clammy
Sufficient
Vanish
Wary
Damp
Enough
Evanesce
Vanish
Vigilance
Wary
English Short Story Test
David Sedaris
Shirley Jackson
Tim O'Brien
Ray Bradbury
"The Mouse and the Snake" much of his work is autobiographica…
"The Lottery", widely acclaimed for her stories and novels of…
"The Things They Carried', studied at Harvard, drafted into t…
"Marionettes INC", he didn't believe in college, he believed…
David Sedaris
"The Mouse and the Snake" much of his work is autobiographica…
Shirley Jackson
"The Lottery", widely acclaimed for her stories and novels of…
Short Story Terms English
Protagonist
Antagonist
5 parts of a plot
types of conflict
the leading character or one of the major characters
a person who actively opposes or is hostile to someone or som…
Exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution
Man vs. Man, Man vs. Nature, Man vs. Society, Man vs. Self
Protagonist
the leading character or one of the major characters
Antagonist
a person who actively opposes or is hostile to someone or som…
119 terms
English short story
Magnanimity
Dissonance
Phonograph
Luxuriant
The quality of being magnanimous; greatness of... Mind; elevatio…
Lack of harmony among musical notes
A device used to play off of records
Abundantly rich and varied
Magnanimity
The quality of being magnanimous; greatness of... Mind; elevatio…
Dissonance
Lack of harmony among musical notes
30 terms
English: Short Story Unit
Fiction
Prose
Plot
Freytag's Pyramid
Pros writing that tells about imagined characters and/or even…
The ordinary form of written language. Most writing that is n…
Series of related events that make up a story or drama. What…
Based off of the 5 act play structure in which each act repre…
Fiction
Pros writing that tells about imagined characters and/or even…
Prose
The ordinary form of written language. Most writing that is n…
10 terms
English; the veldt- short story
Suspenseful
The parents bc they are trying to get…
The nursery bc the kids got too attach…
External bc the parents are trying to…
Atmosphere/mood
Protagonist
Antagonist
Conflict type
Suspenseful
Atmosphere/mood
The parents bc they are trying to get…
Protagonist
Short Story Vocab-English
atmosphere
direct characterization
indirect characterization
static character
mood or feeling in a work of literature (also called mood)
telling the reader directly what the character is like (gener…
the reader has to put clues together to figure out what a cha…
a character that does not change much in the course of a story
atmosphere
mood or feeling in a work of literature (also called mood)
direct characterization
telling the reader directly what the character is like (gener…
83 terms
English Short Story Cards
Catacombs
Virtuoso
Impunity
Fettered
Deep, dark underground burialsite
Skillful in a certain area
Freedom from consequences
Restrain with chains
Catacombs
Deep, dark underground burialsite
Virtuoso
Skillful in a certain area
English Short Story Authors
The Most Dangerous Game
The Gift of the Magi
The Lady or the Tiger
The Necklace
Richard Connell
O. Henry
Frank R. Stockton
Guy de Maupassant
The Most Dangerous Game
Richard Connell
The Gift of the Magi
O. Henry
28 terms
english short story stuff
Plot
Beginning exposition
rising action
climax
the literary element that describes the structure of a story.…
the start of the story. the way the things are before the act…
the series of conflicts and crisis in the story that lead to…
the turning point. the most intense moment either mentally or…
Plot
the literary element that describes the structure of a story.…
Beginning exposition
the start of the story. the way the things are before the act…
English Short Story
Exposition
Rising Action
Climax
Falling Action
characters and setting are introduced
story is headed towards the climax, the conflict is introduced
the point of the greatest suspense, and the story's turning p…
the conflict is on its way to being resolved
Exposition
characters and setting are introduced
Rising Action
story is headed towards the climax, the conflict is introduced
18 terms
English 9 - Short Story Terms
protagonist
antagonist
internal conflict
external conflict
main character who sets the plot in motion
the character of force that blocks the protagonist
a stuggle between opposing needs, desires, or emtions within…
a character struggles against some outside force; another cha…
protagonist
main character who sets the plot in motion
antagonist
the character of force that blocks the protagonist
17 terms
English Short Story Exam
Strawberry Ice Cream Soda
To Build A Fire
She
Gold Bug
Author: Irwin Shaw... Setting: Adirondack Hills, NY... Main Charact…
Author: Jack London... Setting: Yukon Wilderness, in the winter…
Author: Rosa Guy... Setting: Gogi's apartment ... Main Characters:…
Author: E.A. Poe... Setting: Island off the mainland... Characters:…
Strawberry Ice Cream Soda
Author: Irwin Shaw... Setting: Adirondack Hills, NY... Main Charact…
To Build A Fire
Author: Jack London... Setting: Yukon Wilderness, in the winter…
48 terms
english short story unit
plot
exposition
rising action (complication)
climax
a series of events in a 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 (the point of no ret…
plot
a series of events in a story
exposition
part of the story in which the basic situation is outlined an…
60 terms
English Short Story Vocab (Stories)
Tangible
Quarry
Disarming
Cultivated
Capable of being touched or felt; Having actual form of subst…
The object of a hunt; The prey; noun
Removing or overcoming suspicion; Inspiring confidence; adjec…
Refined or cultured in manner; adjective
Tangible
Capable of being touched or felt; Having actual form of subst…
Quarry
The object of a hunt; The prey; noun
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.
12 terms
Honors English [Short Story]
Alliteration
Allusion
Irony
Dramatic Irony
The occurrence of ghe same letter or sound at the beginning,…
A brief, indirect reference to a place, person, thing, or ide…
Use of words used to convey meaning that is the opposite of i…
Audience knows something the characters aren't aware of
Alliteration
The occurrence of ghe same letter or sound at the beginning,…
Allusion
A brief, indirect reference to a place, person, thing, or ide…
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.
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