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28 terms
Short Story Study Guide
They are put in the arena and ordered…
He loves the king's daughter.
The princess indicates to him that he…
The reader is supposed to decide for t…
"The Lady or the Tiger" - In the kingdom described in the sto…
"The Lady or the Tiger" - What is the young man's crime?
"The Lady or the Tiger" - Why does the young man open the doo…
"The Lady or the Tiger" - Why does the story end with a quest…
They are put in the arena and ordered…
"The Lady or the Tiger" - In the kingdom described in the sto…
He loves the king's daughter.
"The Lady or the Tiger" - What is the young man's crime?
22 terms
Short Story Test Guide
Plot
Exposition
Rising action
Inciting Incident
Also called storyline. the plan, scheme, or main story of a l…
A narrative device, often used at the beginning of a work tha…
Rising action in a plot is a series of relevant incidents tha…
Interrupts the peace and balance of the situation and one or…
Plot
Also called storyline. the plan, scheme, or main story of a l…
Exposition
A narrative device, often used at the beginning of a work tha…
19 terms
Short Story Study Guide
Setting
Point of view
conflict
foreshadowing
Time and place a story occurs
perspective that story is told
problem in story
clue of future event
Setting
Time and place a story occurs
Point of view
perspective that story is told
17 terms
Short Story Study Guide
Setting
Characters
Plot
Mood
the place or type of surroundings where something is position…
the mental and moral qualities distinctive to an individual.
the main events of a play, novel, movie, or similar work, dev…
it creates an emotional setting enveloping the reader.
Setting
the place or type of surroundings where something is position…
Characters
the mental and moral qualities distinctive to an individual.
75 terms
Short Story Study Guide
Alliteration
Anachronism
Antihero
Conflict
the repetition of initial consonant sounds
a reference to something that did not exist at the time being…
a central character who lacks all qualities traditionally ass…
a struggle between two forces of literary work
Alliteration
the repetition of initial consonant sounds
Anachronism
a reference to something that did not exist at the time being…
18 terms
Short Story Study Guide
character
conflict
point of view
setting
An individual in a literary work
The struggle between opposing forces in a story or drama
the perspective from which a story is told
the time and place in which the events of a literary work occur
character
An individual in a literary work
conflict
The struggle between opposing forces in a story or drama
74 terms
Short Story Study Guide
people who owed the devil
scratching names on trees
wise
dark
the symbolism of the trees with names carved on them in "The…
why Old Scratch was a good name for the devil
personality of Nathaniel Hawthorne
personality of Washington Irving
people who owed the devil
the symbolism of the trees with names carved on them in "The…
scratching names on trees
why Old Scratch was a good name for the devil
30 terms
Short Story Study Guide
Fresno, California
Teresa, possible girlfriend
Large woman with large purse
Victor
Seventh Grade
Seventh Grade
Thank You M'am
Seventh grade
Fresno, California
Seventh Grade
Teresa, possible girlfriend
Seventh Grade
33 terms
Short Story Study Guide
amiably
let
condolling
rubicund
good-naturedly
rented
expressing sympathy (in this story about the bad weather
red-faced
amiably
good-naturedly
let
rented
14 terms
Short story study guide
Plot
Direct characterization
Indirect characterization
Protagonist
The sequence of the story
The narrator or character in the story tells us what we need…
We find out about a character indirectly through the characte…
The main character( generally the hero of the story)
Plot
The sequence of the story
Direct characterization
The narrator or character in the story tells us what we need…
46 terms
Short Story Study Guide
ANTI
DIS/DIF/DI
EXTRA
HETERO
Against
Away/Not
Beyond
Different
ANTI
Against
DIS/DIF/DI
Away/Not
46 terms
Short Story Study Guide
Theme
Mood
Prose
Alliteration
Central message or insight to life.
Feeling or atmosphere that a writer creates for the reader.
Any writing that is not poetry.
Repetition of initial consonant sounds
Theme
Central message or insight to life.
Mood
Feeling or atmosphere that a writer creates for the reader.
13 terms
Short Story Study guide
Perception... -"The Landlady"
Conflict... -"The Landlady"
Theme... -"The Landlady"
Resolution... - "The Landlady"
"I could've sworn it was alive." ... "...they both appear to be…
Billy is trapped and the landlady plans to murder him.... -reali…
Don't judge a book by its cover.... -Billy sees the landlady as…
Billy will be murdered
Perception... -"The Landlady"
"I could've sworn it was alive." ... "...they both appear to be…
Conflict... -"The Landlady"
Billy is trapped and the landlady plans to murder him.... -reali…
17 terms
Short story study guide
External conflict
Theme
Third person pov
Major character
Conflict between character and outside force
A message about life or nature
The narrator is outside the story
Usually the main person and the most important in the story
External conflict
Conflict between character and outside force
Theme
A message about life or nature
74 terms
Short Story-Study Guide
The Tell-Tale Heart----Author
The Tell-Tale Heart----major character…
The Tell-Tale Heart----Minor characters
The Tell-Tale Heart----Detailed setting
Edgar Allen Poe
The narrator(killed the old man), the old man(Had a glass eye…
The three policemen(arrived at the narrators house to search…
The house in which the narrator shared the same house with th…
The Tell-Tale Heart----Author
Edgar Allen Poe
The Tell-Tale Heart----major character…
The narrator(killed the old man), the old man(Had a glass eye…
38 terms
Short Story Study Guide
theme
setting
exposition
rising action
central idea of a literary text that usually contains insight…
time and place
introduced to the setting, characters, and often conflict
events leading to climats; most of the story
theme
central idea of a literary text that usually contains insight…
setting
time and place
Short Story Study Guide
Theme
Mood
Prose
Alliteration
Central message or insight to life.
Feeling or atmosphere that a writer creates for the reader.
Any writing that is not poetry.
Repetition of initial consonant sounds
Theme
Central message or insight to life.
Mood
Feeling or atmosphere that a writer creates for the reader.
41 terms
Short Story Study Guide
Acrid
Circumvent
Encroached
Imperviousness
sharp or bitter in taste or smell
To surround or encompass
Gradually advanced beyond proper limits
The state of being immune to or incapable of influence
Acrid
sharp or bitter in taste or smell
Circumvent
To surround or encompass
16 terms
Short Story Study Guide
exposition
rising action
climax
falling action
when the author introduces background information such as the…
all the events leading to the climax
the turning point or most intense point in the story
all the events leading to the resolution
exposition
when the author introduces background information such as the…
rising action
all the events leading to the climax
12 terms
Short story guide #2
I Stand Here Ironing
Straight Pool
... & Answers
Amahl & the Night Visitors
By Tillie Olsen ... Mom = narrator ... Daughter Emily / Susan ... Inte…
By John O'Hara... Jack McMarrow = Friend ... Mae = wife... Husband = N…
By Joyce Carol Oates... Mother = Narrator ... Husband ... Linda = daug…
By Lorrie Moore... Trudy = Narrator... Moss = boyfriend... Bob = Neigh…
I Stand Here Ironing
By Tillie Olsen ... Mom = narrator ... Daughter Emily / Susan ... Inte…
Straight Pool
By John O'Hara... Jack McMarrow = Friend ... Mae = wife... Husband = N…
40 terms
Short story study guide
Plot
Inciting action/incident
Irony
Symbolism
The sequence of events
The event that gets the conflict and rising action
When the opposite of what reader expects to occur occurs
Symbolic meaning attributed to natural objects or facts
Plot
The sequence of events
Inciting action/incident
The event that gets the conflict and rising action
26 terms
Short story guide
direct characterization
indirect characterization
static character
dynamic character
the reader is told what the character is like directly in the…
the reader must decide what kind of character they are based…
someone who does not change over time
a character who changes over time
direct characterization
the reader is told what the character is like directly in the…
indirect characterization
the reader must decide what kind of character they are based…
39 terms
short story guide 2
short story
theme
plot
exposition
any extended fictional phase
central or dominating idea in a work
planned series of interrelated actions progressing because of…
creates tone, gives setting, introduces characters and suppli…
short story
any extended fictional phase
theme
central or dominating idea in a work
30 terms
Short story Test Guide
"The Necklace" Author
"The Most Dangerous Game" Author
"The Cask of Amontillado" Author
"The Scarlet Ibis" Author
Guy de Maupassant
Richard Connell
Edgar Allen Poe
James Hurst
"The Necklace" Author
Guy de Maupassant
"The Most Dangerous Game" Author
Richard Connell
38 terms
Short Story Guide
Theme of Dinner Party
Theme of RTT
Theme of Naming of Names
Theme of Smallest Dragonboy (1)
Men and women have equaly abilities to be poised
Sacrifice anything for family
Resisting change causes more harm than good
A person's value is not determined by their size, but rather…
Theme of Dinner Party
Men and women have equaly abilities to be poised
Theme of RTT
Sacrifice anything for family
15 terms
Short Story Vocab Guide
Major Character
Minor Characters
Dynamic Character
Static Character
vital to the development and resolution of the conlict
serve to complement the major characters and help move the pl…
a person who changes over time, usually as a result of resolv…
someone who does not change over time
Major Character
vital to the development and resolution of the conlict
Minor Characters
serve to complement the major characters and help move the pl…
82 terms
Short Story Review Guide
short story
fiction
realistic fiction
plot/plot map
A brief story that can be read in one sitting
Prose writing that tells about imaginary characters and events
an untrue story that is about real life
Sequence of events in a literary work. involves characters an…
short story
A brief story that can be read in one sitting
fiction
Prose writing that tells about imaginary characters and events
8 terms
Short story final guide
Setting- ... The time and location in wh…
Plot-... How the author arranges events…
Conflict- ... Essential to the plot. WITH…
7 main KINDS of conflicts
a.) PLACE- Geographical location. Where does the story take p…
a.) EXPOSITION- The beginning of the story where characters a…
1.) EXTERNAL- A struggle with a force outside one's self.... 2.…
1.) Person vs. Person (physical)- The leading character strug…
Setting- ... The time and location in wh…
a.) PLACE- Geographical location. Where does the story take p…
Plot-... How the author arranges events…
a.) EXPOSITION- The beginning of the story where characters a…
22 terms
Short Story Study Guide
'Repent Harlequin!' said the Ticktockman
The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas
2 B R 0 2 B
For Esme with Love and Squalor
Harlan Ellison
Ursula Le Guin
Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
J. D. Salinger
'Repent Harlequin!' said the Ticktockman
Harlan Ellison
The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas
Ursula Le Guin
31 terms
Short Story Test Guide
what is the time and place of the acti…
what is the perspective or vantage poi…
which point of view is being used when…
which point of view is being used when…
setting
point of view
first person narrator
third person limiter narrator
what is the time and place of the acti…
setting
what is the perspective or vantage poi…
point of view
38 terms
English short story guide
What makes the short story unique from…
Plot
Rising action
Climax
-short... -all of the characteristics of novels concentrated... -im…
The events that take place in a story; what happens
All events and details leading to the climax
The turning point or high point of the actions; the conflict…
What makes the short story unique from…
-short... -all of the characteristics of novels concentrated... -im…
Plot
The events that take place in a story; what happens
13 terms
Short Story Study Guide
Who is the author of "In Another Count…
What are the literal and metaphorical…
What was the author's message about mo…
What was the plot of "The Corn Plantin…
Earnest Hemingway
Literal: the narrator was in Italy instead of America... Metapho…
More harmful than helpful
Enjoy family and friends while they're still around; live lif…
Who is the author of "In Another Count…
Earnest Hemingway
What are the literal and metaphorical…
Literal: the narrator was in Italy instead of America... Metapho…
31 terms
Short Story Study Guide
Characterization (Direct and Indirect)
Flat Character
Round Character
Dynamic Character
The process of revealing a characters personality.
A simple character who does not display internal conflicts.
A complex character who displays internal conflicts
A character who changes throughout a story
Characterization (Direct and Indirect)
The process of revealing a characters personality.
Flat Character
A simple character who does not display internal conflicts.
66 terms
Short Story Study Guide
Setting
Rising Action
Conflict
Metaphor
The time and place where an action occurs
The stage in a plot in which the conflict develops and story…
A struggle between opposing forces
A figure of speech that makes a comparison between two things…
Setting
The time and place where an action occurs
Rising Action
The stage in a plot in which the conflict develops and story…
43 terms
Short Story Test Guide
Protagonist
Antagonist
Setting
Introduction
The main character in a story (the good guy)
The character opposing the protagonist (the bad guy)
The time, location, and mood in which a story takes place
The beginning of a story in which characters and setting are…
Protagonist
The main character in a story (the good guy)
Antagonist
The character opposing the protagonist (the bad guy)
12 terms
Short Story Guide
What is a simile?
What is a metaphor?
What is an alliteration?
What is repetition?
It is a comparison between two unlike nouns using the words '…
It is a comparison between two unlike nouns without using 'li…
It is a sentence or phrase where the first letter of each wor…
It is when a word is used multiple times in a row to give emp…
What is a simile?
It is a comparison between two unlike nouns using the words '…
What is a metaphor?
It is a comparison between two unlike nouns without using 'li…
14 terms
Short Story Study Guide
Direct Characterization
Indirect Characterization
Static Character
Dynamic
author tells you flat out what the character is like
tells what the character is like through hints in the story
stays the same throughout the story
changes throughout the story
Direct Characterization
author tells you flat out what the character is like
Indirect Characterization
tells what the character is like through hints in the story
80 terms
Short Story Study GUide
Devil and Tom Walker
Argumentative, Angry, miserable
They're gone
*Tom encounters a dark man dressed in…
Short story questions
How does Irving characterize the old married couple? Describe…
What stereotype does Irving present of Native Americans? How…
Describe the "black man." What names is he called?
Devil and Tom Walker
Short story questions
Argumentative, Angry, miserable
How does Irving characterize the old married couple? Describe…
38 terms
Short Story Study Guide
protagonist
antagonist
plot
setting
story follows this character ... usually the good guy
in direct conflicts with protagonists ... usually bad guys
bare bones of the story ... internal and external conflict
where the story takes place
protagonist
story follows this character ... usually the good guy
antagonist
in direct conflicts with protagonists ... usually bad guys
19 terms
Study Guide Short Story
Simile
Metaphor
Hyperbole
Satire
a figure of speech involving the comparison of one thing with…
a figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an…
exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken litera…
the use of humor, irony, exaggeration, or ridicule to expose…
Simile
a figure of speech involving the comparison of one thing with…
Metaphor
a figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an…
27 terms
Short Story Study Guide
The Lottery
A Sound of Thunder
The Most Dangerous Game
The Pit and the Pendulum
by Shirley Jackson
by Ray Bradbury
by Richard Connell
by Edgar Allan Poe
The Lottery
by Shirley Jackson
A Sound of Thunder
by Ray Bradbury
50 terms
Short Story Study Guide
Characterization
Climax
Dynamic Character
Exposition
What character says, does, feels, thinks, looks like, and wha…
The most intense, exciting, or important point of the story
Characters that evolve throughout the story
The introduction of the story where the characters and settin…
Characterization
What character says, does, feels, thinks, looks like, and wha…
Climax
The most intense, exciting, or important point of the story
48 terms
Short Story Study Guide
Character
Protagonist
Antagonist
Main
person/animal in the story
main character
opposes protagonist
star of story
Character
person/animal in the story
Protagonist
main character
34 terms
Short story study guide
Exposition
Conflict
rising action
climax
Characters and setting
struggle between two forces
events that build up toward the climax
turning point in the story
Exposition
Characters and setting
Conflict
struggle between two forces
61 terms
Short Story Study Guide
dynamic character
static character
stock character
flat character
character who during the course of a story undergoes a perman…
a character who is the same sort of person at the end of a st…
a stereotyped character: one whose nature is familiar to us f…
a character who has only one or two distinguishing moral qual…
dynamic character
character who during the course of a story undergoes a perman…
static character
a character who is the same sort of person at the end of a st…
Short Story Study Guide
theme
plot
setting
characters
the central message of a story
the main sequence of events in a story
the time and place of a story
the people of animals that a story revolves around
theme
the central message of a story
plot
the main sequence of events in a story
32 terms
Short story study guide
Plot
conflict
setting
purpose
series of related events that make up a story or drama
struggle or clash between opposing characters or opposing for…
the time and place of a story or play
his or her reason for writing
Plot
series of related events that make up a story or drama
conflict
struggle or clash between opposing characters or opposing for…
41 terms
Short Story Study Guide
antagonist
character
main
minor
the bad guy in the story
a person that plays a role in a story
a main character in the story
a person that is not so important in a story
antagonist
the bad guy in the story
character
a person that plays a role in a story
18 terms
Short Story Study Guide
Exposistion
Conflict
Rising Action
Climax
introduces the setting, characters, and basic situation of th…
The inciting incident that leads leads to the central complic…
the tension in the story that keeps you reading
the high point or turning point in the story
Exposistion
introduces the setting, characters, and basic situation of th…
Conflict
The inciting incident that leads leads to the central complic…
17 terms
short story study guide
prose
poetry
drama
nonfiction
meant to be read silently (short stories/novels)
very compact, meant to be read aloud
meant to be preformed (movies/plays)
deals with real people and events (essays, biographies, docum…
prose
meant to be read silently (short stories/novels)
poetry
very compact, meant to be read aloud
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