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Basic elements of a short story
plot
setting
characters
Theme
describes whats happening in the story
describes where and when , creates a vivid background which w…
how the main person appears to the reader
the central idea,meaning or point
plot
describes whats happening in the story
setting
describes where and when , creates a vivid background which w…
Basic Short Story Elements
plot
character
setting
point of view
series of events in a story... freytags pyramid (exposition, RA,…
protagonist vs antagonist... flat vs round (stereotyped vs compl…
where, when, atmosphere... set a mood... irony-> supposed to be mis…
1st: narrated with I, we, etc-> narrator part of story... 2nd: m…
plot
series of events in a story... freytags pyramid (exposition, RA,…
character
protagonist vs antagonist... flat vs round (stereotyped vs compl…
29 terms
Basic elements of a short story
plot
setting
characters
Theme
describes whats happening in the story
describes where and when , creates a vivid background which w…
how the main person appears to the reader
the central idea,meaning or point
plot
describes whats happening in the story
setting
describes where and when , creates a vivid background which w…
30 terms
Basic elements of a short story
plot
setting
characters
Theme
describes whats happening in the story
describes where and when story takes place
developed by using characteristics such as behavior, motivati…
the central idea,meaning or point
plot
describes whats happening in the story
setting
describes where and when story takes place
English: Short Story Basic Elements
Plot
5 Essential Parts of Plot
Exposition
Rising Action
The ____ is how the author arranges events to develop his bas…
-Exposition... -Rising Action... -Climax... -Falling Action... -Denouemen…
The beginning of the story where the characters and setting i…
Where the events in the story become complicated and the conf…
Plot
The ____ is how the author arranges events to develop his bas…
5 Essential Parts of Plot
-Exposition... -Rising Action... -Climax... -Falling Action... -Denouemen…
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English Short Story Elements: The Basics
short story
story of plot
story of character
story of mood
a short fictional narrative using a limited number of charact…
the emphasis is on telling an exciting story of action; what…
the emphasis is built around one character, and this characte…
purpose is to dramatize the feeling of time, place, or situat…
short story
a short fictional narrative using a limited number of charact…
story of plot
the emphasis is on telling an exciting story of action; what…
Basic Elements of a Short Story
Plot
Character
Setting
Theme
The sequence of events in a story; what happensand the order…
Who or what acts out the plot
Where and when the story takes place; time; place; atmosphere
Theme: the underlying meaning or message the author wants the…
Plot
The sequence of events in a story; what happensand the order…
Character
Who or what acts out the plot
5 terms
Basic elements of a short story
Plot
Setting
Characters
Theme
What happens; the sequence of events around which a story is…
Time, place and general background of the story
The individuals that appear in the story
The basic idea of the story; the center of interest; what the…
Plot
What happens; the sequence of events around which a story is…
Setting
Time, place and general background of the story
20 terms
Basic elements of a short story
plot
setting
characters
Theme
describes whats happening in the story
describes where and when , creates a vivid background which w…
how the main person appears to the reader
the central idea,meaning or point
plot
describes whats happening in the story
setting
describes where and when , creates a vivid background which w…
29 terms
Basic elements of a short story
plot
setting
characters
Theme
describes whats happening in the story
describes where and when , creates a vivid background which w…
how the main person appears to the reader
the central idea,meaning or point
plot
describes whats happening in the story
setting
describes where and when , creates a vivid background which w…
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Basic plot elements of short stories
Plot
Protagonist
Exposition
Inciting action
A series of related events , each event linked to the next in…
The main character in a story
The part of the story that it reduces characters, setting, an…
The event that sets the plot in motion
Plot
A series of related events , each event linked to the next in…
Protagonist
The main character in a story
The six Basic Elements of the Short Story: plot
Exposition
Rising Action
Climax
Falling action
The beginning of the story where the characters and setting a…
This is where the events in the story become complicated and…
This is the highest point of interest and the turning point o…
The events and complications begin to resolve themselves. The…
Exposition
The beginning of the story where the characters and setting a…
Rising Action
This is where the events in the story become complicated and…
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Short Story Elements
plot
exposition
character
setting
sequence of events in a literary work
introduces the setting, the characters and the basic situatio…
person or animal who takes part in action of a literary work
time and place of action of the story's action
plot
sequence of events in a literary work
exposition
introduces the setting, the characters and the basic situatio…
Short Story Elements
Short story
Protagonist
Antagonist
Dynamic character
short, fictional narrative consisting of "bare bones" of lite…
Central character in story who is trying to overcome an obsta…
Character standing in the way of protagonist
Character changes as result of story events
Short story
short, fictional narrative consisting of "bare bones" of lite…
Protagonist
Central character in story who is trying to overcome an obsta…
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Short Story Elements 2
Plot
Theme
Tone
Protagonist
The sequence of events in a story; the elements of a story in…
The life lesson the reader can learn from a story.
The mood created by the author.
The most important character in a story.
Plot
The sequence of events in a story; the elements of a story in…
Theme
The life lesson the reader can learn from a story.
Short Story Literary Elements
Exposition
Rising Action
Climax
Falling Action
A narrative device, often used at the beginning of a work tha…
A series of events that builds from the conflict. It begins w…
A decisive moment that is of maximum intensity or is a major…
Events after the climax, leading to the resolution
Exposition
A narrative device, often used at the beginning of a work tha…
Rising Action
A series of events that builds from the conflict. It begins w…
Short Story Elements
Plot
Character
Theme
Irony
Sequence of Events in a Story
Person or animal that takes place in the action of the story
Central idea
The difference between what's expected & what actually takes…
Plot
Sequence of Events in a Story
Character
Person or animal that takes place in the action of the story
8 terms
Short Story Elements and conflict
Introduction
Types of Conflict
Man versus Nature
Man versus Man
This is where the author introduces the characters, the setti…
Man versus Nature... Man versus Man... Man versus Society... Man versu…
Man against natural forces.
One person against another
Introduction
This is where the author introduces the characters, the setti…
Types of Conflict
Man versus Nature... Man versus Man... Man versus Society... Man versu…
5 basic elements of a Narrative (short story)
Plot
Characters
A. Static Characters
B. Dynamic Characters
a sequence of events that happens in a story.
people or animals in a story or other literary work. (3 types…
characters who DO NOT change (OR change very little) over the…
characters who DO change as the result of the events in the s…
Plot
a sequence of events that happens in a story.
Characters
people or animals in a story or other literary work. (3 types…
Elements of a Short Story
Plot
Setting
Conflict
Internal Conflict
Series of events in a story
Time and place in which a story occurs
The central problem
Example: Man vs. Self
Plot
Series of events in a story
Setting
Time and place in which a story occurs
20 terms
Elements of a Short Story
plot
point-of-view
tone
mood
the main points of a story
an angle things are considered
the attitude of a writer toward a person or subject
the feeling of a piece (story, poem, song, etc.)
plot
the main points of a story
point-of-view
an angle things are considered
43 terms
Short Story Elements
Short story
Characters
Protagonist
Antagonist
short, fictional narrative consisting of "bare bones" of lite…
One of the most important elements of short stories... Define by…
Central character in story who is trying to achieve something…
Character standing in the way of protagonist (bad guy)
Short story
short, fictional narrative consisting of "bare bones" of lite…
Characters
One of the most important elements of short stories... Define by…
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Short Story Elements
Point of View
Uses pronouns such as: I, me, my, mine
Uses pronouns such as: You, your
Uses pronouns such as: he, she, her, h…
The position of the narrator in relation to the story
1st Person Point of View
2nd Person Point of View
3rd Person Point of View
Point of View
The position of the narrator in relation to the story
Uses pronouns such as: I, me, my, mine
1st Person Point of View
Short Story Elements
setting
character traits
protagonist
antagonist
time or where story takes place
personal qualities you see in a character
main character... usually the one who is the good guy and set…
the character or force that comes into conflict with the prot…
setting
time or where story takes place
character traits
personal qualities you see in a character
12 terms
Elements of a Short Story
plot
rising action
theme
antagonist
The main events in a story.
Action that creates suspense, interest, and/or tension.
The message or "big idea" of the piece.
A person who represents opposition to the protagonist.
plot
The main events in a story.
rising action
Action that creates suspense, interest, and/or tension.
5 terms
Short Story Elements
Setting
Point of View
Plot
Character
The time and location in which a story takes place.
The perspective a story is told from. It may be told in first…
The sequence of events in a story. It has a beginning, middle…
Who the story is about. (People, animals, or creatures)
Setting
The time and location in which a story takes place.
Point of View
The perspective a story is told from. It may be told in first…
11 terms
Short Story elements Set 2
dynamic character
first person point of view
tone
surprise ending
a character changes and develops throughout the story.
A story told from one characters perspective. Use the first p…
An author's attitude toward a subject, character or the audie…
an unexpected ending to the story.
dynamic character
a character changes and develops throughout the story.
first person point of view
A story told from one characters perspective. Use the first p…
37 terms
Short Story Elements
protagonist
antagonist
foreshadowing
internal conflict
main character who sets the plot in motion
the character of force that blocks the protagonist
the use of clues to hint what is going to happen later in the…
a stuggle between opposing needs, desires, or emtions within…
protagonist
main character who sets the plot in motion
antagonist
the character of force that blocks the protagonist
27 terms
Short Story Literary Elements
Genre
Setting
Protagonist
Antagonist
a category/type of literature
the time and place a story occurs
the main character who is the hero/heroine of the story
the main villain of a story
Genre
a category/type of literature
Setting
the time and place a story occurs
29 terms
Short Story Elements Quiz
setting
mood or atmosphere
plot
exposition
time and location in which a story takes place
feeling created at beginning of story
method by which the author arranges events to develop his bas…
beginning of the story where the characters and the setting i…
setting
time and location in which a story takes place
mood or atmosphere
feeling created at beginning of story
25 terms
Elements of a Short Story
short story
characters
motivation
conflict
A brief work of fiction
the people or animals in a story
A character's incentive or reason for behaving in a certain m…
A struggle between opposing forces
short story
A brief work of fiction
characters
the people or animals in a story
25 terms
Short Story Elements 23
Plot
Exposition
Conflict
Internal (conflict)
the sequence of related events that make up the story or drama.
the beginning of a story. Exposes the main characters & setti…
the problems that exist within the story.
problems that exist inside the character's minds. Person vs.…
Plot
the sequence of related events that make up the story or drama.
Exposition
the beginning of a story. Exposes the main characters & setti…
Short Story Elements
Plot
Exposition
Rising Action
Climax
The sequence of events in a story
The beginning of a story that discusses characters, setting,…
The events that lead to a climax
The turning point or highest point of emotional intensity
Plot
The sequence of events in a story
Exposition
The beginning of a story that discusses characters, setting,…
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Elements of a Short Story
Characters
Conflict
Plot
Setting
People or animals that take part in a story's action
The central problem or struggle that the characters face
The sequence of events in a story
The time and place of a story
Characters
People or animals that take part in a story's action
Conflict
The central problem or struggle that the characters face
5 terms
Short Story Plot Elements
Exposition
Rising Action
Climax
Falling Action
characters and setting are introduced
central conflict begins
high point of intensity in the conflict is reached
conflict's intensity lessens
Exposition
characters and setting are introduced
Rising Action
central conflict begins
Short Story Elements
setting
mood or atmosphere
plot
exposition
time and location in which a story takes place
feeling created at beginning of story
method by which the author arranges events to develop his bas…
beginning of the story where the characters and the setting i…
setting
time and location in which a story takes place
mood or atmosphere
feeling created at beginning of story
Short Story Elements
5 Elements of Short Story
Setting
Characterization
Plot
Setting, Characterization, Plot, Theme, Point-of-View
Where and when the story takes place
Creation of imaginary people who appear real to the reader
Series of events that shows what is happening in a story
5 Elements of Short Story
Setting, Characterization, Plot, Theme, Point-of-View
Setting
Where and when the story takes place
20 terms
10 Short Story Elements
Setting
Plot
Conflict
Theme
Where and when a story takes place
The events and situations put together to make the story.
This is the problem or problems that occur in the story that…
Central idea of a work of literature, main idea.
Setting
Where and when a story takes place
Plot
The events and situations put together to make the story.
18 terms
Short Story Elements
5 Stages of Plot
antagonist
characterization
characters
exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution
the force in opposition to the protagonist; this person may n…
how the author shows aspects of a character's personality tra…
the persons, animals, and things participating in a story
5 Stages of Plot
exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution
antagonist
the force in opposition to the protagonist; this person may n…
Elements of Short Stories
Characters
Characterization
Direct Characterization
Indirect Characterization
people or animals who take part in a story's action
way the writer reveals a character's personality and qualities
the writer describes the character
writer reveals the character through speech and actions
Characters
people or animals who take part in a story's action
Characterization
way the writer reveals a character's personality and qualities
Short Story Elements
Antagonist
Author
Characters
Conflict
The character who stands in the way of the main character
The writer of the story
People who are in a story or drama, take part in the action
The struggle between opposing forces
Antagonist
The character who stands in the way of the main character
Author
The writer of the story
Short story literary elements
Setting
Plot
Conflict
Character
Time and location that a story takes place
How the writer arranges events in the story
The opposition of forces that faces the protagonist.
The person or persons in a work of fiction
Setting
Time and location that a story takes place
Plot
How the writer arranges events in the story
28 terms
Short Story Elements
Plot
Exposition
Character
Setting
sequence of events in a literary work
introduces the setting, the characters and the basic situatio…
person or animal who takes part in action of a literary work
time and place of action of the story's action
Plot
sequence of events in a literary work
Exposition
introduces the setting, the characters and the basic situatio…
30 terms
Short Story Elements
characterization
flat character
round character
static character
Actions, dialogue, and narrative description that reveal a se…
A character who embodies a single quality and who does not de…
A fully developed fictional character created by the author.…
A character that does not change from the beginning of the st…
characterization
Actions, dialogue, and narrative description that reveal a se…
flat character
A character who embodies a single quality and who does not de…
39 terms
Short Story Elements
plot
exposition
character
setting
sequence of events in a literary work
introduces the setting, the characters and the basic situatio…
person or animal who takes part in action of a literary work
time and place of action of the story's action
plot
sequence of events in a literary work
exposition
introduces the setting, the characters and the basic situatio…
20 terms
Short Story Literary Elements
Exposition
Rising Action
Climax
Falling Action
A narrative device, often used at the beginning of a work tha…
A series of events that builds from the conflict. It begins w…
A decisive moment that is of maximum intensity or is a major…
Events after the climax, leading to the resolution
Exposition
A narrative device, often used at the beginning of a work tha…
Rising Action
A series of events that builds from the conflict. It begins w…
28 terms
Short Story Elements
external conflict
exposition
resolution
rising action
a struggle between two SEPARATE entities
the background info of a story--time, place, set-up
how the conflict of the story turns out--who won? who lost?
details of story in between the point in which the conflict i…
external conflict
a struggle between two SEPARATE entities
exposition
the background info of a story--time, place, set-up
17 terms
Short Story Elements
Plot
Theme
Tone
Protagonist
The sequence of events in a story; the elements of a story in…
The life lesson the reader can learn from a story.
The attitude of the author towards the subject
The most important character in a story.
Plot
The sequence of events in a story; the elements of a story in…
Theme
The life lesson the reader can learn from a story.
16 terms
Short Story Elements
Plot
Theme
Tone
Protagonist
The sequence of events in a story; the elements of a story in…
The life lesson the reader can learn from a story.
The mood created by the author.
The most important character in a story.
Plot
The sequence of events in a story; the elements of a story in…
Theme
The life lesson the reader can learn from a story.
16 terms
Short Story Elements
Plot
Theme
Tone
Protagonist
The sequence of events in a story; the elements of a story in…
The life lesson the reader can learn from a story.
The mood created by the author.
The most important character in a story.
Plot
The sequence of events in a story; the elements of a story in…
Theme
The life lesson the reader can learn from a story.
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