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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…
45 terms
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
12 terms
short story
jīntiān今天
xīngqītiān星期天
bàbà爸爸
māma妈妈
today
sundy
father
mother
jīntiān今天
today
xīngqītiān星期天
sundy
10 terms
Short Story
narrator
3 points of view
omniscient point of view
antagonist
tells the story and controls everything we know
omniscient, 1st person and 3rd person limited
a narrator who sees and knows all
main character who is the good guy
narrator
tells the story and controls everything we know
3 points of view
omniscient, 1st person and 3rd person limited
17 terms
Short Story
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
30 terms
Short story
plot
exposition
rising action
climax
Sequence of events in a literary work
the part of the work that introduces the characters, the sett…
a related series of incidents in a literary plot that build t…
Most exciting moment of the story; turning point
plot
Sequence of events in a literary work
exposition
the part of the work that introduces the characters, the sett…
9 terms
Short Story
Short Story
Fiction
Setting
Characterization
tells about one single event or experience... Fiction -NOT true…
Not true... Not real... Fake
Where and when the story takes place
The creation of imaginary people who appear to be real to the…
Short Story
tells about one single event or experience... Fiction -NOT true…
Fiction
Not true... Not real... Fake
19 terms
Short Story
Setting
Plot
Suspense
Character
the time and place of a story
the sequence of events in a story
a feeling of uncertainty and curiosity about what will happen…
a person or animal in a story
Setting
the time and place of a story
Plot
the sequence of events in a story
33 terms
Key Literary Terms Short Story
Protagonist & Antagonist
Indirect Characterization
Static vs. Dynamic Characters
Round vs. Flat Characters
Person you are rooting for or against. Pro=For; Anti=Against
The author hinting at what a character is like through:... That…
Clings/Doesn't change; Dymanic=Dynamite/Changes
Round=Fleshed out/We know a lot; Flat=1 dimensional / We don'…
Protagonist & Antagonist
Person you are rooting for or against. Pro=For; Anti=Against
Indirect Characterization
The author hinting at what a character is like through:... That…
10 terms
Short Story
shattered
guaze
gavel
ridiculous
broken into many pieces
woven cloth fiber highly absorbent. used with fresh wounds dr…
judge's hammer
absurd
shattered
broken into many pieces
guaze
woven cloth fiber highly absorbent. used with fresh wounds dr…
15 terms
short story
alliteration
simile
hyperbole
metaphor
the repetition of the first consonant or first letter in a wo…
comparing two dissimilar things using "like" or "as".
An extreme exaggeration.
comparing two dissimilar things WITHOUT using like or as.
alliteration
the repetition of the first consonant or first letter in a wo…
simile
comparing two dissimilar things using "like" or "as".
24 terms
Short Story
Setting
Plot
Suspense
Character
the time and place of a story
the sequence of events in a story
a feeling of uncertainty and curiosity about what will happen…
a person or animal in a story
Setting
the time and place of a story
Plot
the sequence of events in a story
12 terms
Short story
mermaid
arid
anemone
ascend
(n.) an imaginary sea creature that has a woman's head and bo…
(adj.)Extremely dry
(n.) a sea creature/plant
(v.) to move upward
mermaid
(n.) an imaginary sea creature that has a woman's head and bo…
arid
(adj.)Extremely dry
31 terms
Short Story Vocabulary
revive
veranda
mourn
consolation
to come back to life or consciousness
an open porch, usually with a roof
to grieve, especially after someone dies
something that comforts a disappointed person
revive
to come back to life or consciousness
veranda
an open porch, usually with a roof
6 terms
The story of an hour; short story
to be afflicted with something
to veil; veiled hints
to conceal; half concealed
to hasten; synonym: to hurry
unter etwas leiden, an etwas laborieren
verschleiern, verbergen
verbergen
sich beeilen
to be afflicted with something
unter etwas leiden, an etwas laborieren
to veil; veiled hints
verschleiern, verbergen
23 terms
Short Story Terminology
Characterization
Climax
Complication (rising action)
Conflict
The development of a character's traits
The moment where the main conflict is resolved
Events leading to the climax and a result of the conflict
Struggle between two or more opposing forces
Characterization
The development of a character's traits
Climax
The moment where the main conflict is resolved
15 terms
Short Story Terminology
Alliteration
protagonist
conflict
narrator
A repetition of sounds at the beginning of words.
main characters, hero, or heroine in a written work. Most of…
Opposing elements or characters in a plot
person telling the story
Alliteration
A repetition of sounds at the beginning of words.
protagonist
main characters, hero, or heroine in a written work. Most of…
34 terms
Short Story Terms
protagonist
antagonist
foreshadowing
internal conflict
the main character or lead figure in a novel, play, story, or…
a character in a story or poem who deceives, frustrates, or w…
the use of clues to hint what is going to happen later in the…
a struggle between opposing needs, desires, or emotions withi…
protagonist
the main character or lead figure in a novel, play, story, or…
antagonist
a character in a story or poem who deceives, frustrates, or w…
30 terms
Short Story Vocabulary
Exposition
Rising Action
Climax
Falling Action
Background info., characters, setting in plot
a related series of incidents in a literary plot that build t…
Most exciting moment of the story; turning point
Events after the climax, leading to the resolution
Exposition
Background info., characters, setting in plot
Rising Action
a related series of incidents in a literary plot that build t…
Short Story
What's a short story
Five basic elements
character
Characterization
work of fiction,more limited than a novel,one important event…
conflict,character,theme,setting,point of view
most important element of short story,ppl the story is about,…
process that the authors communicate their characters to the…
What's a short story
work of fiction,more limited than a novel,one important event…
Five basic elements
conflict,character,theme,setting,point of view
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.
25 terms
Short Story Terminology
Mood
Characterization
Protagonist
Antagonist
the general atmosphere, feeling, or spirit of a story; can be…
the way that the author creates and develops characters
the main character who is faced with a problem
the person, place, idea, or physical force against the protag…
Mood
the general atmosphere, feeling, or spirit of a story; can be…
Characterization
the way that the author creates and develops characters
35 terms
Short Story
plot
parts of a plot
foreshadowing
flashback
How the author arranges events to develop the basic idea; the…
Exposition... Rising action... Crisis/climax... Falling action... Resolut…
Use of hints or clues to suggest what will happen later in a…
Interruption in action to show event that happened at an earl…
plot
How the author arranges events to develop the basic idea; the…
parts of a plot
Exposition... Rising action... Crisis/climax... Falling action... Resolut…
11 terms
short story
Internal conflict
External Conflict
Conflict
theme
character is struggling with something within
character is struggling with an outside force
the problem or struggle in the story
the main idea\ message of a story
Internal conflict
character is struggling with something within
External Conflict
character is struggling with an outside force
19 terms
short story
Plot
catalyst
antecedents
Protagonist
the sequence of events that make up the narrative of the story
anything that triggers change
Flashbacks/ past events
Main character
Plot
the sequence of events that make up the narrative of the story
catalyst
anything that triggers change
10 terms
Short Story
short story
theme
structure
plot
a short work of fiction; plot structure includes rising actio…
the main subject or message begin written about in a story
the way in which a story is organized
the series of events that make up a story
short story
a short work of fiction; plot structure includes rising actio…
theme
the main subject or message begin written about in a story
12 terms
Short Story
short story
plot
setting
character
a brief work of fiction
the series of events in a story
a story's time and place
a person or animal in a story
short story
a brief work of fiction
plot
the series of events in a story
22 terms
short story
first person point of view
third person point of view
protagonist
antagonist
story is told by main charecter
the story is told through a person observing the story or by…
the main character hero or the good character
the villain, against protagonists
first person point of view
story is told by main charecter
third person point of view
the story is told through a person observing the story or by…
49 terms
Short Story Terms 2016
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…
45 terms
Short story
1st short story
2nd short story
3rd short story
4th short story
Dinner Party
Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
Naming of Names
Smallest Dragon Boy
1st short story
Dinner Party
2nd short story
Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
24 terms
short story
First person point of view
Third person point of view
protagonist
antagonist
the story is told by the main character or narrtor
the story is told through a person observing the story or by…
the main character
the villain against protagonist
First person point of view
the story is told by the main character or narrtor
Third person point of view
the story is told through a person observing the story or by…
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…
17 terms
Short story
Setting
Plot
Characterization
Flat character
The time and place of the story.
Exposition, Rising Action, Climax, Falling Action, Resolution
Revealing the personality of a character.
Character who does not display internal conflicts.
Setting
The time and place of the story.
Plot
Exposition, Rising Action, Climax, Falling Action, Resolution
29 terms
Short Story
short story
short story
exposition
Initial Incident
a fictional, narrative, piece of prose
has A. less developed characters B. a conflict which is intro…
where story begins (introduced to characters, setting, mood)
where the reader is introduced to the first conflict
short story
a fictional, narrative, piece of prose
short story
has A. less developed characters B. a conflict which is intro…
10 terms
Short story
plot
theme
exposition
rising action
the sequence of events in a story or play
the central idea or unifying generalization implied or stated…
introduces the characters, setting, and situation of the plot
the part of a plot that adds complications to the plot's prob…
plot
the sequence of events in a story or play
theme
the central idea or unifying generalization implied or stated…
17 terms
Short Story
Setting
Plot
Characterization
Flat Character
the time & 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 & place of the story
Plot
Exposition, Rising Action, Climax, Falling Action, Resolution
17 terms
Short Story
Father of the Modern Short Story
Father of American Lit
Father of English Lit
Wrote stories with surprise endings
Poe
Irving
Chaucer
O"Henry
Father of the Modern Short Story
Poe
Father of American Lit
Irving
17 terms
Short Story
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
57 terms
Short story
Steps
Since
Cases
Sheet
шаги
с тех пор
случаи
простыня
Steps
шаги
Since
с тех пор
32 terms
Short Story words
allusion
anecdote
antagonist
climax
A brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
A short and amusing or interesting story about a real inciden…
A person who is opposed to, struggles against, or competes wi…
A decisive moment that is of maximum intensity or is a major…
allusion
A brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
anecdote
A short and amusing or interesting story about a real inciden…
11 terms
short story
Setting
characters
Plot
Theme
where and when a story takes place
the people in the story
sequence of events in a story
important message about life that the author wants the reader…
Setting
where and when a story takes place
characters
the people in the story
10 terms
Short Story
Genteel
Indigo
Retreated
Diffused
Belonging or suited to polite society.
A blue dye
To treat again[0
To pour out and spread, as a fluid
Genteel
Belonging or suited to polite society.
Indigo
A blue dye
10 terms
short story
postmistress
pigeonhole
poach
siblings
A woman in charge of a post office... Postmaster
expression describing how most bills introduced in each sessi…
(v.) - to hunt or fish illegally... illegal hunting
NOUN each of two or more children or offspring having one or…
postmistress
A woman in charge of a post office... Postmaster
pigeonhole
expression describing how most bills introduced in each sessi…
26 terms
short story
genteel
indigo
retreated
diffused
polite, refined, or respectable, often in an affected or oste…
the dark blue dye obtained from the indigo plant.
move back or withdraw.-
spread or cause to spread over a wide area or among a large n…
genteel
polite, refined, or respectable, often in an affected or oste…
indigo
the dark blue dye obtained from the indigo plant.
37 terms
Short Story
obscure
imperceptible
bountiful
placid
(adj.) unclear; partially hidden
(adj.) extremely slight; incapable of being perceived by the…
(adj.) abundant; graciously generous
(adj.) calm; peaceful
obscure
(adj.) unclear; partially hidden
imperceptible
(adj.) extremely slight; incapable of being perceived by the…
14 terms
Short story
Setting
Plot
Introduction
Inciting incident
Geographical location, social setting, time, mood or atmosphe…
Plot is the order or relationship of events in a story. Like…
Caches the readers interest to keep him reading and introduce…
The conflict comes in at this point and something happens to…
Setting
Geographical location, social setting, time, mood or atmosphe…
Plot
Plot is the order or relationship of events in a story. Like…
10 terms
Short Story
Genteel
Cascading
Indigo
Insinuating
Polite, refined, or respectable, often in an affected or oste…
Pour downward rapidly and in large quantities.
A tropical plant of the pea family, which was formerly widely…
Suggest or hint (something bad or reprehensible) in an indire…
Genteel
Polite, refined, or respectable, often in an affected or oste…
Cascading
Pour downward rapidly and in large quantities.
10 terms
short story
Genteel
Indigo
cascading
insinuating
polite, refined, or respectable, often in an affected or oste…
the dark blue dye obtained from the indigo plant.... a color bet…
(of water) pour downward rapidly and in large quantities.... "wa…
suggest or hint (something bad or reprehensible) in an indire…
Genteel
polite, refined, or respectable, often in an affected or oste…
Indigo
the dark blue dye obtained from the indigo plant.... a color bet…
65 terms
Short Story
General Zaroff
Rainsford
Montresor
Fortunato
An Old Cossak
Professional big game hunter
Vengeful narrator
Drunken wine connoisseur
General Zaroff
An Old Cossak
Rainsford
Professional big game hunter
40 terms
Short Story
exposition
resolution
climax
inciting incident
beginning of a story, reveals character, setting, and set up…
wrap up of the story
turning point and most exciting part of story
point when the conflict is introduced in the story
exposition
beginning of a story, reveals character, setting, and set up…
resolution
wrap up of the story
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