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English Short Literature Terminology
Plot
Climax
Exposition
Rising Action
The events that happen in the story
The most critical point of conflict (often the turning point)
The story's background information
The events leading to climx where the conflict is introduced
Plot
The events that happen in the story
Climax
The most critical point of conflict (often the turning point)
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Short Story Literature Terms 2
Short Story
Author
Characters
Setting
a peaceful sea; present day
Short Story
Author
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Literature Terms--English 9 Short Stories
conflict
setting
direct characterization
indirection characterization
A struggle between opposing forces... a. person vs person... b.pers…
time, place, circumstance ... a. establish mood... b. reveal inform…
Author directly describes character
When the narrator shows the reader something about the charac…
conflict
A struggle between opposing forces... a. person vs person... b.pers…
setting
time, place, circumstance ... a. establish mood... b. reveal inform…
74 terms
English Literature Short Story Test
Plot
Exposition
Conflicting Action
Climax
a series of related events that move from a conflict to a res…
Presents the characters, setting, and conflict of a story. It…
The struggle between opposing forces within a story.
The turning point in the conflict.
Plot
a series of related events that move from a conflict to a res…
Exposition
Presents the characters, setting, and conflict of a story. It…
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English Literature: Short Stories - Billennium
summary
setting
characters: John Ward
characters: Henry Rossitter
Two protagonists are fed up by the little amount of space the…
- dystopian society (future)... - overpopulated (20 billion peop…
- middle aged... - unmarried... - works as a librarian... - more passi…
- has a more aggressive approach to life/situations... - works f…
summary
Two protagonists are fed up by the little amount of space the…
setting
- dystopian society (future)... - overpopulated (20 billion peop…
ENGLISH Literature Short Story Authors
The Cask of Amontillado
The Most Dangerous Game
The Birds
The Red-Headed League
Edgar Allan Poe
Richard Connell
Daphne du Maurier
Arthur Conan Doyle
The Cask of Amontillado
Edgar Allan Poe
The Most Dangerous Game
Richard Connell
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English 9 Short Literature Terminology
Plot
Climax
Exposition
Initial Incident
The events that happen in the story
The most critical point of conflict (often the turning point)
The story's background information
The critical event that gets the story going
Plot
The events that happen in the story
Climax
The most critical point of conflict (often the turning point)
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Literature Terms--English 9 Short Stories
conflict
setting
direct characterization
indirection characterization
A struggle between opposing forces... a. person vs person... b.pers…
time, place, circumstance ... a. establish mood... b. reveal inform…
Author directly describes character
When the narrator shows the reader something about the charac…
conflict
A struggle between opposing forces... a. person vs person... b.pers…
setting
time, place, circumstance ... a. establish mood... b. reveal inform…
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English 11 - Short Stories/Gothic Literature
setting
plot
exposition
inciting incident
time, place, and culture of a story
the events of a story, what happens
characters and setting are introduced
this is the spark of the action; the status quo is disturbed
setting
time, place, and culture of a story
plot
the events of a story, what happens
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Applied English 12 Literature Terms - Short Stories
Mood
Tone
Theme
Setting
Feeling or atmosphere that a writer creates for the reader
Attitude a writer takes toward the audience, a subject, or a…
Central idea of a work of literature; the author's overall me…
The time and place in which the action of a story occurs.
Mood
Feeling or atmosphere that a writer creates for the reader
Tone
Attitude a writer takes toward the audience, a subject, or a…
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English Literature - Short Stories Test
"The Birds" (story) - Setting? Where?…
"The Birds" (story) - Characters
"The Birds" (story) - Plot
"The Birds" (story) - Author Biography
Cornwall, England, on a peninsula after WW2
Nat, his wife, Jill, Johnny, Mr. And Mrs. Trigg, Jim
Main events that happen in the story
Daphne Du Maurier - (1907-1989) born in London, England, Unit…
"The Birds" (story) - Setting? Where?…
Cornwall, England, on a peninsula after WW2
"The Birds" (story) - Characters
Nat, his wife, Jill, Johnny, Mr. And Mrs. Trigg, Jim
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ELA: Short Story Literature Terms, List 2
Setting
Round character
Tone
Imagery
The time and place of action in a story
Complex characters revealing several sides to their personali…
The attitude the author has toward his/her subject and the au…
Descriptive language that appeals to the five senses.
Setting
The time and place of action in a story
Round character
Complex characters revealing several sides to their personali…
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Short Story Literature Terms List 2
Indirect Characterization
Direct Characterization
Setting
Mood
The reader learns about the character by what they do, say, t…
The reader learns about the character through the writer's di…
The time and place of action in a story
The overall feeling that the reader gets based on the details…
Indirect Characterization
The reader learns about the character by what they do, say, t…
Direct Characterization
The reader learns about the character through the writer's di…
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Short Story Literature Terms List 2
Indirect Characterization
Direct Characterization
Setting
Mood
The reader learns about the character by what they do, say, t…
The reader learns about the character through the writer's di…
The time and place of action in a story
The overall feeling that the reader gets based on the details…
Indirect Characterization
The reader learns about the character by what they do, say, t…
Direct Characterization
The reader learns about the character through the writer's di…
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Literature unit 2: Short Stories
Short story
Characters
Characterization
Indirect Characterization
Brief fictional narrative read in one sitting ... Elements ... Char…
People or animals in the story ... Protagonist: Main Character... A…
The art of creating and developing a character... ... Character's…
Author reveals a character through his words and actions ( re…
Short story
Brief fictional narrative read in one sitting ... Elements ... Char…
Characters
People or animals in the story ... Protagonist: Main Character... A…
21 terms
AP Literature: Short Story 2
Monstropolous
Desecrating
Conjectures
Incredulous
Large
Violating the sacredness
Guesses
Skeptical
Monstropolous
Large
Desecrating
Violating the sacredness
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English 146: Literature short story elements
Protagonist
Antagonist
Flat (static) characters
Round (dynamic) Characters
The main character.
The main character or force acting against the main character.
2 dimensional, simple and unchanging characters.
Complex and dynamic and less predictable; are more realistic…
Protagonist
The main character.
Antagonist
The main character or force acting against the main character.
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ELA: Short Story Literature Terms, List 2
Setting
Round character
Tone
Imagery
The time and place of action in a story
Complex characters revealing several sides to their personali…
The attitude the author has toward his/her subject and the au…
Descriptive language that appeals to the five senses.
Setting
The time and place of action in a story
Round character
Complex characters revealing several sides to their personali…
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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
16 terms
Literature short story 2 exam
"The Scarlet Ibis"
"The Lottery
"Cathedral"
"A Good Man is Hard to Find"
James Hurst
Shirley Jackson
Raymond Carver
Flannery O'Connor
"The Scarlet Ibis"
James Hurst
"The Lottery
Shirley Jackson
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Honors English 9-Short Story Literature Terms
Novle
Short story
Main character
Minor character
A long story, that cant be read in one sitting, but over a pe…
A story that can be read in one sitting
Told from this persons pov
Moves the story along
Novle
A long story, that cant be read in one sitting, but over a pe…
Short story
A story that can be read in one sitting
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AICE English Literature Short Story Authors 2016
The Yellow Wallpaper
The Village Saint
Secrets
Games at Twilight
Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Bessie Head
Bernard Maclaverty
Anita Desai
The Yellow Wallpaper
Charlotte Perkins Gilman
The Village Saint
Bessie Head
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English Literature: Short Stories - Games of Twilight
Summarise "Games of Twilight".
What are the main conflicts in "Games…
How does the setting reinforce the con…
Comment on the structure of "Games of…
- group of kids playing games in their porch, treating the ga…
Ravi's Internal debate - whether to stay in fear in the shed…
Author uses a contrasting setting, a complementing setting, a…
- story is written at a third person narrative, but then shif…
Summarise "Games of Twilight".
- group of kids playing games in their porch, treating the ga…
What are the main conflicts in "Games…
Ravi's Internal debate - whether to stay in fear in the shed…
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Qtr. 3 English Short Literature Terminology
Plot
Climax
Exposition
Initial Incident
The events that happen in the story
The most critical point of conflict (often the turning point)
The story's background information
The critical event that gets the story going
Plot
The events that happen in the story
Climax
The most critical point of conflict (often the turning point)
28 terms
English 9 Short Story Literature Terms.
Plot
conflict
protagonist
antagonist
the sequence of events that make up a story.
the struggle between opposing characters and forces.
the central character whose conflict sets the plot in motion.
a character or force that acts in opposition to the protagoni…
Plot
the sequence of events that make up a story.
conflict
the struggle between opposing characters and forces.
45 terms
FHS English: Short Story Literature Terms
Plot
Exposition
Rising Action
Climax
Sequence of events in a story
A narrative device, often used at the beginning of a work tha…
Events leading up to the climax
Most exciting moment of the story; turning point
Plot
Sequence of events in a story
Exposition
A narrative device, often used at the beginning of a work tha…
18 terms
English Short Story Elements of Literature study list
Irony
Situational Irony
Dramatic Irony
Verbal Irony
a situation that is strange or funny because things happen in…
Refers to something that is happening that is the opposite of…
When the audience knows something is going to happen but the…
Through dialouge, mild irony, saying one thing, meaning anoth…
Irony
a situation that is strange or funny because things happen in…
Situational Irony
Refers to something that is happening that is the opposite of…
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English Literature Short stories 1 semester
A rose for emily
a pair of silk stockings
the lottery
The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas
William Faulkner
Kate Chopin
Shirley Jackson
Ursula K. Le Guin
A rose for emily
William Faulkner
a pair of silk stockings
Kate Chopin
37 terms
AP English Literature Vocabulary Set 1--Short Story and Novel
foreshadowing
antagonist
colloquial
theme
to hint at or to present an indication of the future beforehand
any force that is in opposition to the main character
ordinary language, the vernacular
a generalized, abstract paraphrase of the dominant idea or co…
foreshadowing
to hint at or to present an indication of the future beforehand
antagonist
any force that is in opposition to the main character
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English short story test literature terms
Hiduism
Buddhism
Sanskrit
Brahman
Dominant religion throught India
Popular throughout Asia; branched off of hinduism
Ancient indian language
Foundation of all things
Hiduism
Dominant religion throught India
Buddhism
Popular throughout Asia; branched off of hinduism
27 terms
AP English Literature Short Fiction Terms
Why should we spend our scarce free ti…
What does Picasso say about art and ho…
_____ fiction is written purely for___…
______ fiction is written to broaden a…
Enjoyment and Understanding
Art is a lie that leads to the truth. Sums up the kind of sto…
commercial, entertainment and money
literary, life
Why should we spend our scarce free ti…
Enjoyment and Understanding
What does Picasso say about art and ho…
Art is a lie that leads to the truth. Sums up the kind of sto…
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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
22 terms
English #2 Literature
literature
Play
Poem
Prose
s- article... a- silence... writing of all people, to be greta it m…
s-drama... a-nonfiction ... a dramatic composition and piece of lit…
s-epic... a-prose... a piece of writing that usually has figurative…
s- novel... a- poem... ordinary and clear writing... Presa- straight f…
literature
s- article... a- silence... writing of all people, to be greta it m…
Play
s-drama... a-nonfiction ... a dramatic composition and piece of lit…
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English literature terms for test on short story
External conflict -
Internal conflict-
Conflict-
Foreshadowing -
A struggle outsude, based on action
A struggle inside, based on emotions
A struggle between 2 opposing forces
And advance hint of the future, harbinger
External conflict -
A struggle outsude, based on action
Internal conflict-
A struggle inside, based on emotions
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AP English Literature Final - Short Stories
"All About Suicide"
"Taboo"
"Happiness"
"Girl"
-Metafiction (fiction that questions itself)... -Luisa Valenzuel…
Themes:... -Who has the authority to create a taboo?... -Crossing b…
Cristina Peri Rossi... (Uruguay)
Jamaica Kincaid... (West Indies)
"All About Suicide"
-Metafiction (fiction that questions itself)... -Luisa Valenzuel…
"Taboo"
Themes:... -Who has the authority to create a taboo?... -Crossing b…
48 terms
English 2 Short Story Review
Short Story
Short Story
Elements of a Short Story
External conflict
Doesn't have deeply complex characters
Doesn't have a complicated plot
Plot, setting, conflict, resolution, theme, characters
struggle between two characters, between an individual and a…
Short Story
Doesn't have deeply complex characters
Short Story
Doesn't have a complicated plot
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Short Story English 2 Assessment
protagonist
antagonist
Speaker
First Person point of view
The central character of a literary work.
The character who opposes the main character.
The voice that is speaking in a piece of literature
uses pronouns "I" and "Me"
protagonist
The central character of a literary work.
antagonist
The character who opposes the main character.
22 terms
English 2 short stories
prodigy
listlessly
mesmerizing
discordant
child having extraordinary talent
without energy or interest
fascinating
clashing, not harmonious
prodigy
child having extraordinary talent
listlessly
without energy or interest
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English short story 2
Cliché
Climax
Conflicts
Internal conflict
A word or phrase often a figure speech that has become lifele…
That point in a plot that creates the greatest intensity susp…
The struggle between opposing forces or characters in the story
Involving opposing forces within a persons mind
Cliché
A word or phrase often a figure speech that has become lifele…
Climax
That point in a plot that creates the greatest intensity susp…
10 terms
English Literature Quiz 2
Medieval romance
Mystery play
Good deeds
Death
is the form of writing used in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.
is a form of writing that deals with biblical subjects.
accompanied Everyman into the grave at the end.
came to visit Everyman at the beginning.
Medieval romance
is the form of writing used in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.
Mystery play
is a form of writing that deals with biblical subjects.
20 terms
Literature Vocab Short Stories, List 2
intuition
reverie
shards
harried
a natural ability or power that makes it possible to know som…
dreamy thinking and imagining ... s: daydreaming, trance... a: focu…
a sharp piece of something generally glass or pottery ... a: dull
bothered by many problems or worries; very worried or anxious…
intuition
a natural ability or power that makes it possible to know som…
reverie
dreamy thinking and imagining ... s: daydreaming, trance... a: focu…
22 terms
American Literature Short review for FTCE English 6-12 exam
Fireside Poets
American Romantic literature, five cha…
Realism
Realism Authors
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, John Greenleaf Whittier (how abou…
1.Imagination ... 2.Individuality ... 3.Nature as a source of spi…
Realism was a movement that followed Romanticism, the use of…
Mark Twain, William Dean Howells, Rebecca Harding Davis, and…
Fireside Poets
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, John Greenleaf Whittier (how abou…
American Romantic literature, five cha…
1.Imagination ... 2.Individuality ... 3.Nature as a source of spi…
10 terms
English Short Stories 2
Aesthetic
Doleful
Fervent
Procure
adj. pleasing to the eye
adj. sad, depressed, full of sorrow
adj. having or showing great enthusiasm
v. to obtain something
Aesthetic
adj. pleasing to the eye
Doleful
adj. sad, depressed, full of sorrow
31 terms
English Literature U. 2
Sir Thomas Malory
William Caxton
popular ballad
popular ballad
the most notable writer of the fifteenth century
set up the first printing press in England
a short narrative folk song which tells of a single (usually…
type of poem: Bonny Barbara Allan
Sir Thomas Malory
the most notable writer of the fifteenth century
William Caxton
set up the first printing press in England
50 terms
English Literature, Period 2, Literature
How strict was the second English peri…
How did Literature react to the Restor…
What about the novel in the second Eng…
Which novels were popular by the end o…
Censorship is abolished; fresh start for all forms of literat…
Literature until the end of the 17th century is mainly a cele…
Further development of the novel; gothic novels very popular…
Gothic novels very popular by end of the period
How strict was the second English peri…
Censorship is abolished; fresh start for all forms of literat…
How did Literature react to the Restor…
Literature until the end of the 17th century is mainly a cele…
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English Literature chapter 2
influence
penetrate
emperor
fierce
השפעה
לחדור
קיסר
עז
influence
השפעה
penetrate
לחדור
23 terms
Literature - Unit 2, Short Story (Dragon, Dragon)
The author of "Dragon, Dragon"
making inferences
example
characterization
John Gardner
logical assumption about something not directly stated
Alex ran to the mailbox to see if Jim's letter finally arrived
the way writers develop characters and reveal their traits or…
The author of "Dragon, Dragon"
John Gardner
making inferences
logical assumption about something not directly stated
46 terms
English 2 Short Stories
Jack Finney
W. W. Jacobs
Saki (H. H. Munro)
3rd person limited
Author of The Contents of a Dead Man's Pocket
Author of Monkey's Paw
Author of The Open Window
Monkey's Paw point of view
Jack Finney
Author of The Contents of a Dead Man's Pocket
W. W. Jacobs
Author of Monkey's Paw
54 terms
English Short Story #2
imagery types
allegory
motif
different types of irony
Visual ... Tactile... gustatory... aural... olfactory
all the characters, actions and events in the story stand for…
a reccuring thematic element
verbal... dramatic... simple/situation
imagery types
Visual ... Tactile... gustatory... aural... olfactory
allegory
all the characters, actions and events in the story stand for…
12 terms
English Exam Part 3 - Short Stories - Elements of Literature
Plot
Character
Setting
Atmosphere
The action of a story, not necessarily physical action like a…
The story generally revolves around this. In short stories, a…
The location and time period in which a story takes place.
The general mood of a story.
Plot
The action of a story, not necessarily physical action like a…
Character
The story generally revolves around this. In short stories, a…
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