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    • Literary Elements of a Short Story Notes to Help You!
    • Plot, Exposition, Complications
      • Plot: A series of related events that make up a story
      • Exposition: The part of the story that introduces the characters, the setting, and the basic situation.
      • Complications : Mini-conflicts that contribute to the rise in action
    • Climax, Resolution, Characters
      • Climax: turning point or emotional high point of the story
      • Resolution: the end or outcome of a conflict in a story
      • Characters: people or animals who are in a story
    • Setting, Theme, Point of View
      • Setting: The time and place of a story. Pay attention to sensory details!
      • Theme: The author tries to make a statement or observation about life
      • Point of view: Whose perspective the story comes from
    • Tone, Mood
      • Tone: The writer’s attitude towards the audience and the subject matter
      • Mood: The feeling created in the reader after reading a story.
      • Both can be described in one word!
    • Diagram of A Short Story
    • What are the types of conflict?
      • Conflict : a struggle between opposing forces. Conflicts can be internal or external
      • Person v. Person
      • Person v. Nature
      • Person v. Self
      • Person v. Animal
      • Person v. The Supernatural
      • Person v. Technology/Machines
      • Person v. God/Religion
    • Point of View
      • Narrator: The character or voice that is telling the story. This is NOT always the author.
      • First person POV: Uses “I” and “me”
      • Second person POV: Uses “You”
      • Third person POV: story is told using “he,” “she” or “they.”
      • Omniscient: Narrator is all-knowing and can see into the minds of the characters.
    • Characterization
      • Characterization: the act of creating and developing a character.
      • Direct Characterization: the author directly tells you what a character is like
      • Indirect Characterization: You must figure out what the character is like from descriptions, actions, and speech
    • What are some types of Characters?
      • Protagonist: the Main Character.
      • Antagonist: The character or force in conflict with the protagonist.
      • Major: A character who plays a large role in the outcome of a story.
      • Minor: A character who plays a small role in the outcome of a story.
    • Four Ways to Classify Characters
      • 1. Round: character shows many different traits, like faults and virtues.
      • 2. Flat: we only know the character as one type of person—we only meet one side.
      • 3. Dynamic: grows and changes in some significant manner by the end of the story
      • 4. Static: changes little or none throughout the story
    • How to Write about a Character
      • Well, there’s like this dude, and he like, said some stuff, and like, there was another dude, and they got into a fight, and like, then one dude died, and I think hunting was involved.
    • The Survey Says:
    • How to Write a Character Sketch
      • What is your first impression of the character?
      • What did you learn from the character from how he/she acts or speaks?
      • What do the other characters think or say about her/him?
      • How does the character behave or interact with the other characters?
      • At what point in the story do you see a change in the character?
      • The character’s name and appearance can be useful clues.
      • Do you find this character believable?