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17 terms
English short
Apparatus
Lofty
Dismay
Inevitable
Any type of equipment
Tall , snobbish
A loss of enthusiasm or courage
Unable to avoid
Apparatus
Any type of equipment
Lofty
Tall , snobbish
English short short authors
Tell tale of heart
Cast of Amontillado
Black cat
Sleepy hollow
Poe
Poe
Poe
Irving
Tell tale of heart
Poe
Cast of Amontillado
Poe
Short English
Innocuous
Inordinate
Insatiable
Insidious
Harmless.
Excessive, unreasonable.
Hard or impossible to satisfy.
Treacherous, sneaky.
Innocuous
Harmless.
Inordinate
Excessive, unreasonable.
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
5 terms
English short
idk
gg
wp
gl
Jag vet inte
good game
Well played
good luck
idk
Jag vet inte
gg
good game
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…
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
20 terms
A Short History of the English language
Old English/Anglo Saxon time period
Middle English/Norman time period
Modern English/Shakespeare time period
Native Celts
440-1066 AD
1066-1440
1440-Present
Original inhabitants of island of Briton
Old English/Anglo Saxon time period
440-1066 AD
Middle English/Norman time period
1066-1440
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
23 terms
English short
pull away
curb
aisle
buddy
odjechac
kraweznik
przejscie
kumpel
pull away
odjechac
curb
kraweznik
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
5 terms
English 22 short
Trespass
Viscous
Cater
Hazard
a violation of moral or social ethics.
having or characterized by viscosity, having to do with oil a…
to provide a supply of food.
a source of danger.
Trespass
a violation of moral or social ethics.
Viscous
having or characterized by viscosity, having to do with oil a…
16 terms
Freshman English Short Stories
amorphous: (adj)
stoicism: (noun)
Furies: (noun)
meek (adj)
vague, shapeless
calm indifference to pleasure or pain
in Greek and Roman mythology, spirits who pursue people who h…
quiet, gentle, and easily imposed on; submissive
amorphous: (adj)
vague, shapeless
stoicism: (noun)
calm indifference to pleasure or pain
43 terms
ELEMENTS OF SHORT STORIES (ENGLISH )
Plot
Exposition
Character
Protagonist
the sequence of event
a person or animal who takes part in the action
main character in a literary work
Plot
the sequence of event
Exposition
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…
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
10 terms
Social English-short phrases
You're welcome.
Don´t worry.
I will.
I did.
Thank you.
Sorry.
Keep in touch.
I hope you had a nice weekend.
You're welcome.
Thank you.
Don´t worry.
Sorry.
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…
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?
49 terms
English Short Stories Test
Sherman Alexie
Sherman Alexie
Jamaica Kincaid
W.W. Jacobs
who was born with hydrocephalus and had to have surgery when…
who wrote The Lone Ranger
left home to become a nanny in the USA
british writer most well known for a short horror story
Sherman Alexie
who was born with hydrocephalus and had to have surgery when…
Sherman Alexie
who wrote The Lone Ranger
24 terms
Short Story Short Answer (English)
Who wrote the Japanese Quince?
In what country is the "Japanese Quinc…
What is "the city" in the "Japanese Qu…
In what town does Mr. Nilson live?
John Galsworthy
England
...
Campden Hil
Who wrote the Japanese Quince?
John Galsworthy
In what country is the "Japanese Quinc…
England
31 terms
English - Short Stories
Exposition
Inciting Force
Rising Action
Climax
Background information, introduction of setting and character…
Event or situation that initiates or causes the conflict. As…
Events that develop or complicate the conflict and heighten t…
Decisive event or action that determines the outcome of the c…
Exposition
Background information, introduction of setting and character…
Inciting Force
Event or situation that initiates or causes the conflict. As…
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…
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
ENGLISH VOCAB (SHORT STORIES)
malevolence
irrevocable
aversion
succumb
wishing evil to others
incapable of being retracted
a feeling of intense dislike
consent reluctantly
malevolence
wishing evil to others
irrevocable
incapable of being retracted
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
67 terms
English 10 Short Stories
setting
protagonist
antagonist
first person
the time and place of the action (when and where)
main character in a story
person or force against the main character
narrator is a character in the story
setting
the time and place of the action (when and where)
protagonist
main character in a story
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)
7 terms
English Short Stories Test
The Names of The Short Stories
Parts of Plot
Author For The Dinner Party
Author For RTT
"The Dinner Party" , "Rikki-tikki-tavi", "The Naming of Names…
Exposition... Inciting Incident... Rising Action... Climax... Falling…
Mona Gardner
Rudyard Kipling
The Names of The Short Stories
"The Dinner Party" , "Rikki-tikki-tavi", "The Naming of Names…
Parts of Plot
Exposition... Inciting Incident... Rising Action... Climax... Falling…
English Exam-Short Stories
Author of:... "The Cask of Amontillado"
Author of:... "The Secret Life of Walter…
Author of:... "New Directions"
Author of:... "The Washwomen"
Edgar Allen Poe
James Thurber
Maya Angelou
Isaac B. Singer
Author of:... "The Cask of Amontillado"
Edgar Allen Poe
Author of:... "The Secret Life of Walter…
James Thurber
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 Stories
Story of an Hour
Hunters in the Snow
The Most Dangerous Game
The Destructors
Kate Chopin
Tobias Wolff
Richard Connel
Graham Grene
Story of an Hour
Kate Chopin
Hunters in the Snow
Tobias Wolff
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…
69 terms
English Short Stories Vocabulary
Ingratiating
Ingratiating
Ingratiating
Adjective
Intended kr adopted in order to gain favor
As a manner in order to gain favor
Flattering
Ingratiating
Ingratiating
Intended kr adopted in order to gain favor
Ingratiating
As a manner in order to gain favor
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
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.
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
39 terms
English Short Stories Test
Author of The Gift of the Magi?
Author of The Open Window?
Author of Before the End of Summer?
Author of The Lady, or the Tiger?
O. Henry
Saki
Grant Moss Jr.
Frank R. Stockton
Author of The Gift of the Magi?
O. Henry
Author of The Open Window?
Saki
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
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
25 terms
English TLC Short Story Notes -Sam
Fiction
Nonfiction
Short Story
People enjoy reading short stories bec…
A story that is made up
It's stories that are based in fact
Is a story with one plot that produces a single effect
escape
Fiction
A story that is made up
Nonfiction
It's stories that are based in fact
English 6 Short Story Unit Terms
prose
prose
theme
setting
standard text written in sentences and paragraphs
novels, short stories, newspapers, magazines, student essays…
one of the enduring truths about life that the author wants t…
both the place (where) and the time (past, present, or future…
prose
standard text written in sentences and paragraphs
prose
novels, short stories, newspapers, magazines, student essays…
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,…
10 terms
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
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
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?
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