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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.
7 terms
Short Stories
Irony
situational irony
surprise ending
inference
a contradiction between appearance and reality
something happens in the story that contradicts the expectati…
often presents as situational irony
a logical assumption that you make based on details in a test
Irony
a contradiction between appearance and reality
situational irony
something happens in the story that contradicts the expectati…
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
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…
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…
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
Short Stories
Exposition
Initial Incident
Rising Action
Turning Point
Contains setting, tone, and characters
Introduces the central conflict.
A related series of incidents in a literary plot that build t…
This is an indication that the climax is about to occur; a... de…
Exposition
Contains setting, tone, and characters
Initial Incident
Introduces the central conflict.
17 terms
Short Stories
plot
setting
character
point of view
What happens and how it happens in a narrative.
time and place of the story
A person in a story
Perspective from which a story is told.
plot
What happens and how it happens in a narrative.
setting
time and place of the story
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
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
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
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
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…
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
Short stories
"Zlateh the Goat"
"Birthday Party"
"Cask of Amontillado"
"The Interlopers"
Isaac Singer
Katharine Brush
Edgar Allen Poe
Saki/H.H. Munro
"Zlateh the Goat"
Isaac Singer
"Birthday Party"
Katharine Brush
5 terms
Short Stories
A land dispute
Wolves
Trespasser
May he rest in peace
What started the feud between the von Gradwitz and the Znaeym?
Who are the figures Ulrich sees coming through the forest?
What is an interloper?
What is the meaning..." In pace requiescat!"
A land dispute
What started the feud between the von Gradwitz and the Znaeym?
Wolves
Who are the figures Ulrich sees coming through the forest?
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
15 terms
Short stories
Settings
Direct characterization
Indirect characterization
Mood
When and where
Adjectives
Actions, words, thoughts
Overall feeling
Settings
When and where
Direct characterization
Adjectives
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…
33 terms
Short stories
short story
theme
plot
exposistion
extended fictional prose with 5 parts
central idea
four parts that interplay with each other
facts given to understand characters in the story
short story
extended fictional prose with 5 parts
theme
central idea
Short Stories
Stray
The King of Mazy May
Greyling
The Circuit
Cynthia Rylant
Jack London
Jane Yolan
Francisco Jiménez
Stray
Cynthia Rylant
The King of Mazy May
Jack London
Short stories
Gallant
Lurid
Impertinent
Wallow
adj, displaying great dignity and politeness
adj, incredibly graphic or vivid
adj, ill mannered or disrespectful
verb, to devote oneself entirely
Gallant
adj, displaying great dignity and politeness
Lurid
adj, incredibly graphic or vivid
short stories
TMDG setting
TMDG mood
TMDG theme
How was the theme revealed in TMDG
on an island
fear
being put in a life and death situation, the character's natu…
in the resolution of the conflict when he kills the general
TMDG setting
on an island
TMDG mood
fear
Short Stories
Exposition
Initial Incident
Rising Action
Turning Point
This is an introduction to the setting, characters, conflict,…
This is the incident, which begins the central conflict of th…
This is a series of scenes or episodes in which the conflict…
This is an indication that the climax is about to occur; a de…
Exposition
This is an introduction to the setting, characters, conflict,…
Initial Incident
This is the incident, which begins the central conflict of th…
short stories
A christmas memory
The Gift of the Magi
The Lottery
The necklace
Truman Capote
O. Henry
Shirley Jackson
Guy de Maupassant
A christmas memory
Truman Capote
The Gift of the Magi
O. Henry
157 terms
Short Stories
Jorge Luis Borges
The Aleph
The Garden of Forking Paths
The Book of Sand
collections include The Aleph, Ficciones, The Book of Sand, L…
- title comes from the first letter of the Hebrew alphabet... -…
Chinese professor of English is spy for Germany... by Borges
- title is an infinite book that grows more pages as you read…
Jorge Luis Borges
collections include The Aleph, Ficciones, The Book of Sand, L…
The Aleph
- title comes from the first letter of the Hebrew alphabet... -…
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
27 terms
short stories
fiction
setting
mood
plot
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 (sc…
series of events that make up a story; order in which events…
fiction
anything made up or created; a prose story based on the autho…
setting
time, place and circumstance
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.
Short Stories
Rainsford
Whitney
Ivan
Gen. Zaroff
Big time Hunter, Protagonist, Determined, Curious, From NY an…
Hunter, More compassionate (toward animals) and Superstitious…
Zaroff's goon, Very large
Evil creepy man, Protagonist, owns the island, eyed, Has guar…
Rainsford
Big time Hunter, Protagonist, Determined, Curious, From NY an…
Whitney
Hunter, More compassionate (toward animals) and Superstitious…
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.
short stories
gallant
lurid
wallow
impertiant
adj displaying great dignity and politeness
adj- incredibly graphic or vivid
verb- to devote oneself entirely
adj- ill mannered or disrespectful
gallant
adj displaying great dignity and politeness
lurid
adj- incredibly graphic or vivid
30 terms
Short Stories
Why does the narrator kill the man in…
Who is Sammy's boss
What is the Island General Zarroff liv…
What does Mathilde borrow from her fri…
He doesn't like his eye
Lengel
Ship-Trap Island
A diamond necklace
Why does the narrator kill the man in…
He doesn't like his eye
Who is Sammy's boss
Lengel
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
21 terms
Short Stories
Schedule
Budget
Tournament
Wild
a timetable.
monetary plan.
a meeting for contests in a number of different sports, as be…
living in a state of nature and not civilized.
Schedule
a timetable.
Budget
monetary plan.
49 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…
short stories
gallant
lurid
wallow
impertiant
adj displaying great dignity and politeness
adj- incredibly graphic or vivid
verb- to devote oneself entirely
adj- ill mannered or disrespectful
gallant
adj displaying great dignity and politeness
lurid
adj- incredibly graphic or vivid
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
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…
Short Stories
Exposition
Rising action
Climax
Falling action
introduces the setting---the time and place of the story, the…
introduces the conflict, or problem
is the turning point of a story
is the part of a story when the conflict lessens
Exposition
introduces the setting---the time and place of the story, the…
Rising action
introduces the conflict, or problem
Short stories
Exposition
Setting
Genre
Narrator
Background information to get readers interested.
The time and place the story is set in.
a category of artistic composition, as in music or literature…
Person telling the story
Exposition
Background information to get readers interested.
Setting
The time and place the story is set in.
Short Stories
Plot
Point of View
Setting
Theme
Plot
Point of View
10 terms
Short Stories
Harrison Bergeron
The Veldt
The Lottery
A Sound of Thunder
"The year was 2081 and everyone was finally equal. They were…
Peter & Wendy are absorbed in their nursery & kill their pare…
Tessie Hutchinson was in the center of a cleared space by now…
Eckels moaned. He dropped to his knees. He scrabbled at the g…
Harrison Bergeron
"The year was 2081 and everyone was finally equal. They were…
The Veldt
Peter & Wendy are absorbed in their nursery & kill their pare…
7 terms
Short Stories
To make a small conflict larger
To repeat words or events
Simple sentence
Complex sentence
exaggeration
repetition
A sentence with only 1 clause
A sentence with 1 or more subordinate clause
To make a small conflict larger
exaggeration
To repeat words or events
repetition
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
Used to introduce background information about events, settin…
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…
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.
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…
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
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
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