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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…
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
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…
27 terms
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…
24 terms
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…
9 terms
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
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…
17 terms
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
48 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…
11 terms
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…
16 terms
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.
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…
15 terms
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…
10 terms
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
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.
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…
26 terms
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
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…
15 terms
Short Story Elements
short story
Plot
Theme
Suspense
a story with a fully developed theme but significantly shorte…
the order of events in a story (See parts of the plot)
a central message about life that is revealed in a story.
the feeling of uncertainty in a work of literature that gets…
short story
a story with a fully developed theme but significantly shorte…
Plot
the order of events in a story (See parts of the plot)
22 terms
Short Story Elements
plot
exposition
character
setting
sequence of events in a literary work which engage the reader
introduces the setting, the characters and the basic situatio…
person or animal who takes part in action of a literary work
location, custom or values of a time period
plot
sequence of events in a literary work which engage the reader
exposition
introduces the setting, the characters and the basic situatio…
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
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…
29 terms
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
18 terms
Short Story elements
plot
point-of-view
rising action
theme
the main points of a story
an angle things are considered
relevant events that create suspense, interest, and/or tension
the message or "big idea" of the piece
plot
the main points of a story
point-of-view
an angle things are considered
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
34 terms
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…
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.
13 terms
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
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,…
10 terms
Elements of Short Story
Point of View
Conflict
Exposition
Rising Action
The vantage point from which a story is told
The struggle or any form of opposition that faces the protago…
The setting, characters, character relationships, and all oth…
All action and events leading up to the climax
Point of View
The vantage point from which a story is told
Conflict
The struggle or any form of opposition that faces the protago…
48 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…
14 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 authors attitude toward the subject. The mood created by…
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.
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
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.
10 terms
Short Story Elements
conflict
Climax
chronological order
foreshadowing
a struggle or clash that drives the plot
The part of a plot that usually contains the most tension
the time order in which things happen
Clues that hint at what will happen later in the story
conflict
a struggle or clash that drives the plot
Climax
The part of a plot that usually contains the most tension
10 terms
Short Story Elements
setting
conflict
first person point of view
third person point of view
the time and place of a story
the problem in a story
the narrator is part of the story (Uses "I", "we")
the narrator is outside of the story (Uses "he", "she", "they"
setting
the time and place of a story
conflict
the problem in a story
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…
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.
16 terms
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.
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.
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.
30 terms
Short Story Elements
nonfiction
fiction
conflict
1st person point of view
prose writing that is based on facts, real events, and real p…
A story that is not true or is made up
A struggle between opposing forces. Man vs. Man, Man vs. soci…
one of the characters tells the story
nonfiction
prose writing that is based on facts, real events, and real p…
fiction
A story that is not true or is made up
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.
8 terms
Short Story Elements: "Marigolds"
Author
Setting
Plot Structure
Symbol
Eugenia Collier
The Great Depression (1929), small village, Maryland
chronological
Marigolds
Author
Eugenia Collier
Setting
The Great Depression (1929), small village, Maryland
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