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Short Story guide
Climax
Plot of a story
Theme
Author of "The Necklace"
The turning point of a story; usually the most important poin…
The storyline. Plan, design, scheme; pattern of events in a w…
The central idea of a story usually based on emotions like lo…
Guy De Maupassant
Climax
The turning point of a story; usually the most important poin…
Plot of a story
The storyline. Plan, design, scheme; pattern of events in a w…
20 terms
Short Story Review Guide
Setting
Plot
Exposition
Rising Action
time and place of a story
the sequence of events in a story
introduces the characters, setting and conflict
develops the conflict with complications
Setting
time and place of a story
Plot
the sequence of events in a story
Review Guide Short Story
Inciting Incident
Setting
Rising Action
Climax
is the event that gets your story started
The time or place of a book
is a series of relevant events that create suspense
The turning point of the story
Inciting Incident
is the event that gets your story started
Setting
The time or place of a book
Short Story Guide
Plot
Climax
Exposition
Initial incident
the events that happen in the story
the most critical point of conflict(often the turning point)
the story's background info
the critical event that gets the story going
Plot
the events that happen in the story
Climax
the most critical point of conflict(often the turning point)
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
37 terms
Short story terminology guide
Plot
Climax
Exposition
Initial incident
The events that happen in the story.
The most critical point in the conflict, often the turning po…
Background info.
Gets the story going.
Plot
The events that happen in the story.
Climax
The most critical point in the conflict, often the turning po…
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?
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…
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…
7 terms
Short Story Guide
Richard Connell
Rainsford
General Zaroff
Liam O'Flaherty
The Most Dangerous Game
Main character in The Most Dangerous Game
Hunts humans for fun
The Sniper
Richard Connell
The Most Dangerous Game
Rainsford
Main character in The Most Dangerous Game
A short story guide
First person
Omniscient
Limited omniscient
Objective
This point of view occurs when one of the characters tells th…
this point of view allows the narrator to relate the thoughts…
This point of view allows the narrator to relate the thoughts…
In this point of view, the author becomes a roaming video cam…
First person
This point of view occurs when one of the characters tells th…
Omniscient
this point of view allows the narrator to relate the thoughts…
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…
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
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…
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
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
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
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…
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.
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…
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
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
short story study guide
the most dangerous game
cask of amontillado
the secret life of walter mitty
the gift of the Magi
setting: yaht, ocean, ship trap island... point of view: 3rd omn…
setting:italy, seaport, carnival, palazzo, catacomb... piont of…
setting: car, hospital, parking garage, store, street... piont o…
setting: the past during christmas... piont of view: 3rd limited
the most dangerous game
setting: yaht, ocean, ship trap island... point of view: 3rd omn…
cask of amontillado
setting:italy, seaport, carnival, palazzo, catacomb... piont of…
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.
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…
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…
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.
27 terms
Short Story Study Guide
In Flowers for Algernon, what does get…
In Flowers for Algernon, how do Charli…
In Flowers for Algernon, why does Char…
In Flowers for Algernon, why do Charli…
Charlie asks Ms. Kinnian to have dinner with him to celebrate…
Charlie starts to have feelings for her
Charlie quit his job because Mrs. Donnegan said that it would…
The coworkers hate him because they were scared of him and th…
In Flowers for Algernon, what does get…
Charlie asks Ms. Kinnian to have dinner with him to celebrate…
In Flowers for Algernon, how do Charli…
Charlie starts to have feelings for her
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
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)
7 terms
Short story test guide
Foil
Direct characterization
Indirect characterization
Satire
Another character in a story who contrasts with the main char…
Author comes right out and tells you about the character
Info the reader must infer from what the character says, thin…
When an author exposes and criticizes a problem using humor i…
Foil
Another character in a story who contrasts with the main char…
Direct characterization
Author comes right out and tells you about the character
39 terms
Short Story Exam Guide
Monkeys Paw
Feather Pillow
Black Cat
Story of an Hour
W.W. Jacobs
Horacio Quiroga
Edgar Allen Poe
Kate Chopin
Monkeys Paw
W.W. Jacobs
Feather Pillow
Horacio Quiroga
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
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…
25 terms
Short Story Unit: Test Guide
Exposition
Rising Action
Climax
Falling Action
gives the background information of a story - setting, charac…
conflicts develop; builds suspense - cliffhangers, tension
turning point; suspense reaches its peak; main character will…
conflicts are solved
Exposition
gives the background information of a story - setting, charac…
Rising Action
conflicts develop; builds suspense - cliffhangers, tension
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…
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
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
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
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
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 Study Guide
Freytag's Pyramid
Theme
setting
plot
exposition, rising action, conflict, falling action, resolution
main ideas of a work of literature
where a story takes place
what the story is about
Freytag's Pyramid
exposition, rising action, conflict, falling action, resolution
Theme
main ideas of a work of literature
short story study guide
The Flowers
The lottery
Dead Mans Path
Cask of Amontillado
Alice Walker
Shirley Jackson
Chinua Achebe
Edgar Allen Poe
The Flowers
Alice Walker
The lottery
Shirley Jackson
11 terms
Short Story Study Guide
Foil
Antagonist
Protagonist
Theme
a character that shows qyalities that contrast the qualities…
the character(s) who oppose the main character
the main character
the main idea of underlying meaning of a literary work
Foil
a character that shows qyalities that contrast the qualities…
Antagonist
the character(s) who oppose the main character
28 terms
Short Story Study Guide
Fiction
Character
Dynamic character
Static character
prose writing that tells about imaginary characters and/or ev…
someone, typically a person or animal, who takes part in the…
a character who changes, developed, or grows in a significant…
no changes in the character occurs as a result of the plot; s…
Fiction
prose writing that tells about imaginary characters and/or ev…
Character
someone, typically a person or animal, who takes part in the…
Short Story Study Guide
Short Story
Plot
Exposition
Rising actions or complication
any extended fictional prose
planned series of interrelated actions progressing because of…
creates tone, gives setting,introduces characters and supplie…
is the set in motion by the existing force
Short Story
any extended fictional prose
Plot
planned series of interrelated actions progressing because of…
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