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10 terms
Short Stories
Allusion
What is the the title *Gift of the Mag…
Irony
What happens that is ironic in *Gift o…
a brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
The magi were wise men brought gifts to the newborn Jesus.
literary technique in which an expectation of what is suppose…
Jim and Della sacrifice their most treasured possessions so t…
Allusion
a brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
What is the the title *Gift of the Mag…
The magi were wise men brought gifts to the newborn Jesus.
36 terms
Short Stories
Dynamic Character
Static Character
Diction
Exposition
A character who grows, learns, or changes as a result of the…
A character that does not change from the beginning of the st…
A writer's or speaker's choice of words
A narrative device, often used at the beginning of a work tha…
Dynamic Character
A character who grows, learns, or changes as a result of the…
Static Character
A character that does not change from the beginning of the st…
15 terms
Short Stories
Mme. Loisel
"The Necklace"
"The Gift of the Magi"
Della
Main character in "The Necklace"
"The Necklace" By Guy de Maupassant; ironic story of a middle…
By O. Henry. A story about a young couple who sacrifice their…
A static character who sells her hair to buy a gift for her h…
Mme. Loisel
Main character in "The Necklace"
"The Necklace"
"The Necklace" By Guy de Maupassant; ironic story of a middle…
28 terms
Short stories
Plot
Exposition
Inciting incident
Rising action
Sequence of events in a story
Contains setting,tone, and characters
introduces the central conflict
a related series of incidents in a literary plot that build t…
Plot
Sequence of events in a story
Exposition
Contains setting,tone, and characters
28 terms
Short stories
Plot
Exposition
Inciting incident
Rising action
Sequence of events in a story
Contains setting,tone, and characters
introduces the central conflict
a related series of incidents in a literary plot that build t…
Plot
Sequence of events in a story
Exposition
Contains setting,tone, and characters
Short Stories
1898 Short Story THE BRIDGE COMES TO Y…
THE BET
THE STEPPE
SAKHALIN ISLAND
Stephen Crane
Russian Dramatist Anton Chekhov
Anton Chekhov
Anton Chekhov
1898 Short Story THE BRIDGE COMES TO Y…
Stephen Crane
THE BET
Russian Dramatist Anton Chekhov
31 terms
Short Stories
swagger
scornful
insolent
incredulous
cocky or arrogant walk
hateful or angry
rude or disrepectful
unbelievable story
swagger
cocky or arrogant walk
scornful
hateful or angry
31 terms
short stories
degraded
conflagration
cower
intangible
treated or regarded with contempt or disrespect
A large destructive fire
(v.) to crouch or shrink away from in fear or shame
not perceptible by touch
degraded
treated or regarded with contempt or disrespect
conflagration
A large destructive fire
33 terms
Short Stories
Dynamic Character
Static Character
Diction
Exposition
A character who grows, learns, or changes as a result of the…
A character that does not change from the beginning of the st…
A writer's or speaker's choice of words
A narrative device, often used at the beginning of a work tha…
Dynamic Character
A character who grows, learns, or changes as a result of the…
Static Character
A character that does not change from the beginning of the st…
55 terms
Short Stories
grave
maligned
credulity
furtively
very serious and worrying
spoken ill of
tendency to believe too readily
secretively; sneakily; stealthily
grave
very serious and worrying
maligned
spoken ill of
17 terms
Short Stories
setting
plot
characterization
flat character
the time and place of the story
exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution
the process of revealing the personality of a character
a simple character who does not display internal conflicts
setting
the time and place of the story
plot
exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution
25 terms
Short Stories
an ambiguous title
to arouse the reader's interest
a short exposition
main character / protagonist
eine mehrdeutige Überschrift
das Interesse des Lesers wecken
eine kurze Exposition
Hauptfigur / Protagonist
an ambiguous title
eine mehrdeutige Überschrift
to arouse the reader's interest
das Interesse des Lesers wecken
27 terms
Short Stories
influence
reckless
ruse
remorse
The ability to have an effect on someone. Older siblings usua…
To act without thinking Driving your car too fast is _____.
a trick He tricked the young boy and told him there were no m…
to feel regret, guilt I shouldn't have cheated and feel great…
influence
The ability to have an effect on someone. Older siblings usua…
reckless
To act without thinking Driving your car too fast is _____.
26 terms
Short Story
Plot
Exposition
Rising Action
Climax
sequence of events that make up a story
important background information found out at the very beginn…
series of events that lead to the climax
most interesting or important part of the story
Plot
sequence of events that make up a story
Exposition
important background information found out at the very beginn…
10 terms
Short Stories
Allusion
What is the the title *Gift of the Mag…
Irony
What happens that is ironic in *Gift o…
a brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
The magi were wise men brought gifts to the newborn Jesus.
literary technique in which an expectation of what is suppose…
Jim and Della sacrifice their most treasured possessions so t…
Allusion
a brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
What is the the title *Gift of the Mag…
The magi were wise men brought gifts to the newborn Jesus.
45 terms
Short Story
allegory
allusion
antagonist
atmosphere
A narration or description usually restricted to a single mea…
A reference to another work of literature, person, or event
A character or force in conflict with the main character
An emotional response stimulated by the author's descriptions…
allegory
A narration or description usually restricted to a single mea…
allusion
A reference to another work of literature, person, or event
12 terms
short story
jīntiān今天
xīngqītiān星期天
bàbà爸爸
māma妈妈
today
sundy
father
mother
jīntiān今天
today
xīngqītiān星期天
sundy
25 terms
Vocabulary - Short Stories
absinthe (n)
bullocks (n)
emaciated (adj)
assiduously (adv)
a potent alcoholic beverage
cattle
extremely thin and malnourished
in a manner showing great care and perseverance
absinthe (n)
a potent alcoholic beverage
bullocks (n)
cattle
12 terms
Short Stories Vocabulary
gallant
lurid
impertinent
wallow
adjective. displaying great dignity and politeness
adjective. incredibly graphic or vivid
adjective. ill mannered or disrespectful.
verb. to devote oneself entirely
gallant
adjective. displaying great dignity and politeness
lurid
adjective. incredibly graphic or vivid
31 terms
Short Stories
dialogue
exposition
rising action
climax
conversation between characters
beginning of plot - introduces character, setting, conflict
2nd part of the plot - builds suspense
3rd part of the plot - turning point
dialogue
conversation between characters
exposition
beginning of plot - introduces character, setting, conflict
39 terms
Short Stories
theme
setting
conflict
point of view
main idea of a story, the lesson to be learned
where and when a story takes place
a battle between two forces or characters
the perspective from which a story is told
theme
main idea of a story, the lesson to be learned
setting
where and when a story takes place
41 terms
Short Stories
Values
Ethics
Value Conflict
Character
The beliefs and principles that guide the way a person lives.
Branch of philosophy dealing with values relating to human co…
Occurs when two or more VALUES are at odds.
The qualities that make a person or place different or unique.
Values
The beliefs and principles that guide the way a person lives.
Ethics
Branch of philosophy dealing with values relating to human co…
15 terms
Short stories
Author of Born of man and woman
Author of Perfect day to catch banana…
Author of cask of amontillado, composi…
Exposition of Cask of amontillado
Matheson
Salinger
Poe
Montessor believes in revenge, characters are introduced
Author of Born of man and woman
Matheson
Author of Perfect day to catch banana…
Salinger
15 terms
Short stories
adventure
autobiography
biography
detective story
冒險
自傳
傳記
偵探故事
adventure
冒險
autobiography
自傳
20 terms
short stories
Katherine Anne Porter
Flannery O'Connor
Walt Whitman
Henry Wadworth Longfellow
Harlem-modern short story
Harlem-modern short story
Romanticism-realiism transition
American Romanicism
Katherine Anne Porter
Harlem-modern short story
Flannery O'Connor
Harlem-modern short story
25 terms
Short Stories
an ambiguous title
to arouse the reader's interest
a short exposition
main character / protagonist
eine mehrdeutige Überschrift
das Interesse des Lesers wecken
eine kurze Exposition
Hauptfigur / Protagonist
an ambiguous title
eine mehrdeutige Überschrift
to arouse the reader's interest
das Interesse des Lesers wecken
Short Stories
Setting
Characters
Plot
Conflict
The time, place, and circumstances in which a narrative, dram…
The people in a story.
The sequence of events in a narrative or drama.
An opposition between characters in a story. (man against man…
Setting
The time, place, and circumstances in which a narrative, dram…
Characters
The people in a story.
30 terms
Short Stories
Chronological
Compare and Contrast
Cause and Effect
Literary Device
presents details in time order
shows ways in which two or more subjects are similar and diff…
shows the relationship among events
tools that writers use to enhance their writing
Chronological
presents details in time order
Compare and Contrast
shows ways in which two or more subjects are similar and diff…
17 terms
Short Stories
Setting
Plot
Characterization
Flat Character
the time and place of the story
Exposition, Rising action, Climax, Falling action, Resolution
the process of revealing the personality of a character
a simple character who does not display internal conflict
Setting
the time and place of the story
Plot
Exposition, Rising action, Climax, Falling action, Resolution
Short Stories
perplexed
sublime
oblivious
acquiescence
baffled or puzzled
supreme or splendid
paying no attention; completely unaware
acceptance without protest
perplexed
baffled or puzzled
sublime
supreme or splendid
22 terms
Short Stories
Elements of a short story
Who invented short stories?
Setting
time
setting, character, theme, plot, point of view,
Edgar Allan Poe
time, place
temporal
Elements of a short story
setting, character, theme, plot, point of view,
Who invented short stories?
Edgar Allan Poe
29 terms
Short Stories
Setting
Place (S)
Time (S)
Weather conditions (S)
is the time and place that events are occurring
location
Historical period, time of day, year etc.
rainy, sunny, stormy etc.
Setting
is the time and place that events are occurring
Place (S)
location
17 terms
short stories
setting
plot
Characterization (Direct/ Indirect)
Flat Character
the time or place where the story takes place
Exposition, Rising Action, Climax, Falling Action, Resolution
the process of revealing the personality of a character
a simple character who does not display internal conflicts
setting
the time or place where the story takes place
plot
Exposition, Rising Action, Climax, Falling Action, Resolution
17 terms
Short Stories
Setting
Plot
Characterization (Direct/Indirect)
Flat Character
the time and place of the story
exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution
the process of revealing the personality of a character
a simple character who does not display internal conflicts
Setting
the time and place of the story
Plot
exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution
16 terms
Short Stories
theme
recurring theme
inference
characterization
an important truth of life
ideas that occur from different times and cultures
used to figure out the theme
how a writer reveals the personality of a character
theme
an important truth of life
recurring theme
ideas that occur from different times and cultures
25 terms
Short Stories
an ambiguous title
to arouse the reader's interest
a short exposition
main character / protagonist
eine mehrdeutige Überschrift
das Interesse des Lesers wecken
eine kurze Exposition
Hauptfigur / Protagonist
an ambiguous title
eine mehrdeutige Überschrift
to arouse the reader's interest
das Interesse des Lesers wecken
32 terms
Short stories
Sleepers
Sentinel
Hemp
Acclivity
Railroad ties
Person acting as a guard
Rope made of hemp
Upward slope
Sleepers
Railroad ties
Sentinel
Person acting as a guard
17 terms
Short stories
setting
Plot
Characterization
Flat Character
the time and place of the story
Exposition, Rising Action, Climax, Falling Action, Resolution
the process of revealing the personality of a character
a simple character who does not display internal conflicts
setting
the time and place of the story
Plot
Exposition, Rising Action, Climax, Falling Action, Resolution
59 terms
Short Stories
Obstinate
solemn
admiration
furrow
Stubbornly refusing
composed, serious manner
respect and warm approval
a long narrow trench
Obstinate
Stubbornly refusing
solemn
composed, serious manner
17 terms
Short Stories
Setting
Plot
Characterization
Flat character
The place or type of surroundings where something is position…
a plan made in secret by a group of people to do something il…
the creation or construction of a fictional character
two-dimensional in that they are relatively uncomplicated and…
Setting
The place or type of surroundings where something is position…
Plot
a plan made in secret by a group of people to do something il…
17 terms
Short Stories
Are fiction
Are narrated
Are prose (rhyme)
Are intended to be read in a short amo…
True
True
True
True
Are fiction
True
Are narrated
True
34 terms
Short stories
confrontation
revenge
plot
draft
конфронтация, противостояние
месть, реванш
сюжет
набросок (черновик)
confrontation
конфронтация, противостояние
revenge
месть, реванш
13 terms
Short Stories
Setting
Characters
Plot
Mood
describes the time and place of the story
The person/animal being portrayed in the short story
Sequence of events happening in the short story
The way the reader feels when reading the short story
Setting
describes the time and place of the story
Characters
The person/animal being portrayed in the short story
9 terms
Short stories!!!
Setting
Plot
Point of View
Theme
The background against witch the action takes place
order of events in the story
Who is telling the story??
Central idea of the story
Setting
The background against witch the action takes place
Plot
order of events in the story
40 terms
Short stories
Mark Twain
Simon bets on anything and has a few s…
Jim Smiley, Simon Wheeler, Danl Webste…
mid- 19th century, miining town in the…
The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County
The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County
The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County
The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County
Mark Twain
The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County
Simon bets on anything and has a few s…
The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County
12 terms
Short Stories
setting
plot
exposition
rising action
the time and place of a story
the chain of related events that take place in a story
gives the background of the story
introduces complications; builds suspense
setting
the time and place of a story
plot
the chain of related events that take place in a story
16 terms
Short stories
Beast
Blossom
Preface
Exception
Зверь
Цвет, цветок, расвет
Предисловие
Исключение
Beast
Зверь
Blossom
Цвет, цветок, расвет
15 terms
Short stories
narrator
plot
to build up suspense
climax
Erzähler
Handlung
Spannung aufbauen
Höhepunkt
narrator
Erzähler
plot
Handlung
25 terms
Short Stories
an ambiguous title
to arouse the reader's interest
a short exposition
main character / protagonist
eine mehrdeutige Überschrift
das Interesse des Lesers wecken
eine kurze Exposition
Hauptfigur / Protagonist
an ambiguous title
eine mehrdeutige Überschrift
to arouse the reader's interest
das Interesse des Lesers wecken
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