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Short literature
Exposition
Types of conflict
External conflicts
Internal conflicts
The story background information.
individual vs. self, individual vs. individual, individual vs…
individual vs. individual, individual vs. nature, individual…
individual vs. self.
Exposition
The story background information.
Types of conflict
individual vs. self, individual vs. individual, individual vs…
Short Literature
Plot
Climax
exposition
Initial Incident
the events that happen in the story
the most critical point of conflict (often 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 turning point)
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Literature: British Short Fiction
Dubliners
G. Chaucer
G. Chaucer
J. Conrad (J.T. Konrad Korzeniowski)
best-known short story collection by James Joyce
author of the Canterbury Tales
author of the Canterbury Tales
Author of the short story "The Duel"
Dubliners
best-known short story collection by James Joyce
G. Chaucer
author of the Canterbury Tales
21 terms
Short Story Literature Terms
Theme
Conflict
Setting
Plot
A message about life or human nature that the writer shares w…
A problem to be solved or struggle between opposing forces.
Time, place, atmosphere of a literary work.
Sequence of events in a story, the plan of the story
Theme
A message about life or human nature that the writer shares w…
Conflict
A problem to be solved or struggle between opposing forces.
28 terms
Short Story Literature Terms
Theme
Conflict
Setting
Verbal Irony
A message about life or human nature that the writer shares w…
A problem or struggle between opposing forces. (Man v. Man, M…
Time, place, atmosphere/weather, time of year/season, time of…
A figure of speech in which what is said is the opposite of w…
Theme
A message about life or human nature that the writer shares w…
Conflict
A problem or struggle between opposing forces. (Man v. Man, M…
24 terms
Literature: American Short Fiction
"The Cask of Amontillado" (by Poe)
"The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg" (b…
"The Turn of the Screw"
"Young Goodman Brown" (by Nathaniel Ha…
story in which Montresor gets revenge on Fortunado by walling…
Story in which a stranger offers a sack of gold to the anonym…
Henry James story about ghosts
Short story in which the title character meets up with the de…
"The Cask of Amontillado" (by Poe)
story in which Montresor gets revenge on Fortunado by walling…
"The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg" (b…
Story in which a stranger offers a sack of gold to the anonym…
15 terms
Literature: World Short Fiction
Arabian Nights/1001 Nights
Argentina
Ficciones (or Fictions) (by Jorge Luis…
Ficciones (or Fictions) (by Jorge Luis…
Book with Sinbad the Sailor
Home country of Jorge Luis Borges
Short story collection that contains the story "Pierre Mendar…
Short story collection that contains the story "The Garden of…
Arabian Nights/1001 Nights
Book with Sinbad the Sailor
Argentina
Home country of Jorge Luis Borges
107 terms
World Literature Flashcards Short
Allegory:
Alliteration:
Allude / Allusion:
Analogy:
A story in which ideas are represented or personified as acti…
The repetition of beginning consonant sounds through a sequen…
To make a reference, either implied or stated, to the Bible,…
A comparison based upon similarities and relationships of thi…
Allegory:
A story in which ideas are represented or personified as acti…
Alliteration:
The repetition of beginning consonant sounds through a sequen…
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Literature Terms for Short Story
Setting
Tone
Climax
Conflict
The time and place of the action of a story
The attitude the author has toward the work displayed through…
The turning point of the story usually when the main characte…
The struggle between opposing forces
Setting
The time and place of the action of a story
Tone
The attitude the author has toward the work displayed through…
50 terms
Literature Terms: Short Stories
fiction
dialogue
connotation
denotation
A story that is not true.
Words spoken by a character, offset with quotation marks.
The meaning we give a word.
The dictionary definition of a word.
fiction
A story that is not true.
dialogue
Words spoken by a character, offset with quotation marks.
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Literature: European Short Fiction
"In the Penal Colony" (or "In der Stra…
A. Gide
A. Pushkin
A. Pushkin
Short story about a diabolical machine that slowly kills crim…
French author of the short story "Return of the Prodigal Son"
Author of the short stories "The Captain's Daughter" and "The…
Russian writer whose fairy tales "The Tale of Tsar Sultan" an…
"In the Penal Colony" (or "In der Stra…
Short story about a diabolical machine that slowly kills crim…
A. Gide
French author of the short story "Return of the Prodigal Son"
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Short literature vocab
plot
climax
exposition
initial incident
the events that happen in the story
the most critical point of conflict
the stories 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
Literature Short Story Vocab
plot
conflict
narrator
surprise ending
is the sequence of events in a literary work.
is a struggle between opposing forces.
is a speaker or character who tells a story.
is a conclusion that is unexpected
plot
is the sequence of events in a literary work.
conflict
is a struggle between opposing forces.
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Short story literature vocab
plot
conflict
narrator
surprise ending
The sequence of events in literary work
Struggle between opposing forces
Speaker who tells the story
Conclusion that is unexpected
plot
The sequence of events in literary work
conflict
Struggle between opposing forces
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Short Story Literature Terms
Theme
Protagonist
Antagonist
Conflict
A universal life lesson
the main character in fiction who is trying to achieve a goal
the character in fiction who is trying to pervent the protago…
Character Vs Character/ Character Vs Self/ Character Vs Natur…
Theme
A universal life lesson
Protagonist
the main character in fiction who is trying to achieve a goal
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World Literature Short Story
"The Cinder Maid"
"Prometheus"
"Snow White"
"Six Soldiers of Fortune"
...
...
2nd hour only
2nd hour only
"The Cinder Maid"
...
"Prometheus"
...
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Short Stories Literature Terms
Fiction
Nonfiction
Novel
Short Story
writing that tells an imaginary story (not real)
writing that is about real people and events
a long complex work of fiction
a story that can be read in one sitting
Fiction
writing that tells an imaginary story (not real)
Nonfiction
writing that is about real people and events
19 terms
short story Literature terms
Character motives
surprise ending
theme
tone
causes or reasons for their actions
ends differently than expected
life lesson learned from a story
writer's attitude toward the subject
Character motives
causes or reasons for their actions
surprise ending
ends differently than expected
14 terms
elements of short stories - literature
plot
climax
resolution
conflict
the sequence of events in a story that are linked by cause an…
as the problem in a short gets worse, the plot builds to the…
solving of the problem and the story ends
problem between opposing forces
plot
the sequence of events in a story that are linked by cause an…
climax
as the problem in a short gets worse, the plot builds to the…
89 terms
Introduction to literature short stories
theme
rising action
tone
characterization
a common thread or repeated idea that is incorporated through…
the series of events that build up and create tension and sus…
the author's attitude towards a subject; whatever leads us to…
the development of a personality of a fictional character so…
theme
a common thread or repeated idea that is incorporated through…
rising action
the series of events that build up and create tension and sus…
36 terms
Short Story--Elements of Literature
What is a short story?
What does an effective short story do?
Setting
3 Functions of Setting
"An account of a single incident or experience that reflects…
It manages to recount an incident or experience that strikes…
the time and place of the action (including societal attitude…
1. Create mood or atmosphere... 2. Reveal character... 3. Cause or…
What is a short story?
"An account of a single incident or experience that reflects…
What does an effective short story do?
It manages to recount an incident or experience that strikes…
60 terms
Literature: Poems and Short Stories
A Litany in the Time of Plague
A Litany in Time of Plague
Ode to Broken Things
Ode to Broken Things
Thomas Nashe
People can have wit, beauty, strength, etc, but they will die…
Pablo Neruda
Implies that things will be broken even if we don't try to br…
A Litany in the Time of Plague
Thomas Nashe
A Litany in Time of Plague
People can have wit, beauty, strength, etc, but they will die…
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Short Literature Terminology
Plot
Conflict
External Conflicts
Third Person Omniscient
The events that happen in the story
A struggle between opposing forces
Individual vs. self, nature, fate, individual, and society
the narrator is a voice outside the story and is all-knowing…
Plot
The events that happen in the story
Conflict
A struggle between opposing forces
23 terms
short story literature terms
Genre
fiction
short story
character
The type or category into which literary works are grouped
writing that comes from a writers imagination; not true
A work of fiction that can be read in one sitting; usually ha…
A person or animal who takes part in the action of a work of…
Genre
The type or category into which literary works are grouped
fiction
writing that comes from a writers imagination; not true
45 terms
Literature Short Story Vocab
local color
commandeer
retail
fortnight
details of a particular setting: dress, food, customs, religi…
to seize for use by the military of government
to sell directly to the consumer
two weeks
local color
details of a particular setting: dress, food, customs, religi…
commandeer
to seize for use by the military of government
52 terms
Short Stories- American Literature
In the Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte P…
What are some major themes in the Yell…
What is an important object in Everyda…
Why does Dee change her name in Everyd…
The girl represents Jane (the "insane" woman) and eventually…
-Feminism... -Imprisonment: she is imprisoned with bars on windo…
The quilt is a coveted object that Dee wants but has no respe…
She changes her name to anger her mom- which could bring atte…
In the Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte P…
The girl represents Jane (the "insane" woman) and eventually…
What are some major themes in the Yell…
-Feminism... -Imprisonment: she is imprisoned with bars on windo…
63 terms
Literature Short Stories
Woman
Son
Wise old woman setting
Wise old woman theme
The wise old woman. Wise, female, problem solver, old, mother…
The wise old woman. Rebellious, loves his mother, male, young…
Japan, small village, past
Respect your elders
Woman
The wise old woman. Wise, female, problem solver, old, mother…
Son
The wise old woman. Rebellious, loves his mother, male, young…
32 terms
Literature: Short stories vocab
Continuity
Irrevocable
Exhilaration
Sedately
A flow, series, or succession which is unbroken
Incapable of being recalled or undone; unalterable
A feeling of good spirits and gladness or stimulation
Serene, restful, quiet; without emotion
Continuity
A flow, series, or succession which is unbroken
Irrevocable
Incapable of being recalled or undone; unalterable
17 terms
Short stories Literature
Allegory
Climax
Conflict
Denoument
A narrative in which certain abstractions, such as sin, faith…
The point in the plot when the conflict reaches its highest t…
The struggle between the protagonist and some opposing person…
(resolution) The part of the story after the climax has ended…
Allegory
A narrative in which certain abstractions, such as sin, faith…
Climax
The point in the plot when the conflict reaches its highest t…
17 terms
Literature Short Story Review
Character
Motivation
Characterization
Indirect characterization
The people or animals who take part in a story's action
The reason or reasons that explain why characters act as they…
The way a writer reveals a character's personality and qualit…
The writer reveals the character through speech and actions.
Character
The people or animals who take part in a story's action
Motivation
The reason or reasons that explain why characters act as they…
20 terms
Literature Short story terms
Protagonist
Symbol
Denouement
Tone
The main character or hero of the story
A word or phrase that is used for an idea
The outcome or unraveling of the plot
An author's attitude or point of view
Protagonist
The main character or hero of the story
Symbol
A word or phrase that is used for an idea
18 terms
Literature Lesson - Short Story
Setting
Plot
Conflict
Character
The time and location in which the story takes place.
Essential to the narrative.
Any form of opposition that faces the main character.
The person in a work of fiction
Setting
The time and location in which the story takes place.
Plot
Essential to the narrative.
18 terms
Literature: Short Story
round character
flat character
static character
dynamic character
many-... sided, real people, complex... personalities
stereotyped, one-dimensional,... only a few straightforward... traits
remain the same throughout the story
undergo a permanent change in some... aspect of their character,…
round character
many-... sided, real people, complex... personalities
flat character
stereotyped, one-dimensional,... only a few straightforward... traits
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Short Story Literature Terms 2
Short Story
Author
Characters
Setting
a peaceful sea; present day
Short Story
Author
59 terms
Literature: Short Story
Fiction
Parable
Tales
Tall Tale
Latin - counterfeiting/shaping
brief, humorous, narrative, illustrate moral
short, no complex plot, supernatural elements
humorous short narrative, wildly exaggerated version of events
Fiction
Latin - counterfeiting/shaping
Parable
brief, humorous, narrative, illustrate moral
27 terms
Literature Short Stories 204
The Most Dangerous Game
Hunters in the Snow
The Destructors
How I Met my Husband
Richard Connell
Tobias Wolff
Graham Green
Alice Munro
The Most Dangerous Game
Richard Connell
Hunters in the Snow
Tobias Wolff
19 terms
Literature: Intro to Short Fiction
1. The Novel/Novella... 2. The Short Stor…
Conflict
4 Types of Conflict
Man vs Man
The Printing Press, Mass Transportation, The Internet and Mob…
emerges when the objectives of two or more characters or forc…
Man vs Man... Man vs Society... Man vs Nature... Man vs Self
This is an external conflict in which two characters are work…
1. The Novel/Novella... 2. The Short Stor…
The Printing Press, Mass Transportation, The Internet and Mob…
Conflict
emerges when the objectives of two or more characters or forc…
21 terms
Introduction to Literature Short Story
plot
setting
point of view
Flat
The sequence of events in a story
Time and place a story is located
Vantage point from which a story is told
A character who has few character traits
plot
The sequence of events in a story
setting
Time and place a story is located
14 terms
Financial Literature short answer
two hard skills and two soft skills
one advantage and disadvantage to self…
3 needs and 3 wants
5 steps to creating a financial plan i…
hard skill: able to perform surgery... soft skill:people skills
advantage-keep all the profit... disadvantage-take all risks, if…
needs:food/water,shelter,clothing,healthcare... wants:makeup, ca…
1)gather info... 2)analyze info... 3)set goals... 4)create a timeline…
two hard skills and two soft skills
hard skill: able to perform surgery... soft skill:people skills
one advantage and disadvantage to self…
advantage-keep all the profit... disadvantage-take all risks, if…
19 terms
Literature: Short Story Writers
A Clean, Well-Lighted Place
Hills Like White Elephants
Dead Men's Path
Cathedral
Ernest Hemingway
Ernest Hemingway
Chinua Achebe
Raymond Carver
A Clean, Well-Lighted Place
Ernest Hemingway
Hills Like White Elephants
Ernest Hemingway
10 terms
Short Story Quiz: Elements of Literature
conflict
suspense
satire
dynamic character
struggle between two opposing forces
uncertainty about what is going to happen
ridicules in order to reveal weakness
character who changes as a result of events
conflict
struggle between two opposing forces
suspense
uncertainty about what is going to happen
13 terms
literature short story quiz
Rorschach
IQ
hypothesis
mind
test in which people describe the images by looking at a seri…
a number that is meant to show how intelligent someone is
a theory to be proved
take care of.
Rorschach
test in which people describe the images by looking at a seri…
IQ
a number that is meant to show how intelligent someone is
57 terms
Literature Short Stories Test
Genere
Prose, Poetry, and Drama
exposition
rising action
a category or type of Literature
What are the three major genres?
beginning of the story which presents characters, situation,…
action building to the climax
Genere
a category or type of Literature
Prose, Poetry, and Drama
What are the three major genres?
18 terms
Literature Short Story Unit
Character
Main/Major
Minor
Dynamic Character
A person or animal that takes part in the action of literary…
The most important character in the story.
Plays a lesser role but is necessary for the story's develoup…
A charater that changes during the story ( not dying) ... Exampl…
Character
A person or animal that takes part in the action of literary…
Main/Major
The most important character in the story.
108 terms
Short Story Literature Test
round character
flat character
static character
dynamic character
well-developed character many details and descriptions
undeveloped character that the audience knows little about
character who stays the same throughout story
character that goes through a major change from the beginning…
round character
well-developed character many details and descriptions
flat character
undeveloped character that the audience knows little about
26 terms
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)
9 terms
Short Literature Study Guide
Rising Action
Type of Conflict
Setting
Suspense
The events leading to climax where the conflicts is introduced
Individual vs _______ like self, individual, nature, fate and…
Time, place, mood and atmosphere
Reader's feeling of curiosity and anxiety about the outcome o…
Rising Action
The events leading to climax where the conflicts is introduced
Type of Conflict
Individual vs _______ like self, individual, nature, fate and…
16 terms
Literature; Short Story Vocabulary
Diction
Imagery
Figurative Language
Symbolism
A writer or speaker's choice of words
Language that appeals to your sense and creates a picture in…
language that uses words or expressions with a meaning that i…
Something that stands for itself and something beyond itself
Diction
A writer or speaker's choice of words
Imagery
Language that appeals to your sense and creates a picture in…
37 terms
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
41 terms
Literature_ShortStories
Doctor Watson
Her stepfather has killed her sister
India
Because of renovations to her home
Sherlock Holmes closest friend
What does Helen Stoner fear
Dr. Roylott spent a great deal of time where
Miss Stoner moves into her sisters room why?
Doctor Watson
Sherlock Holmes closest friend
Her stepfather has killed her sister
What does Helen Stoner fear
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