Story Literary Elements
Some basics that every good story
must have ….
Every story needs characters
People
Animals
Or Creatures
The protagonist is the “good guy”
The antagonist is the “bad guy”
or force
Great stories have a conflict
Man vs. Man Man vs. Nature Man vs. Society
Man vs.
Himself
Man vs.
Technology
Internal:
Exte...
A hint about what will happen
next is called foreshadowing
For example, if you hear this:
Then you know someone’s about to...
The time and place of the story is
the setting
The climax is the most exciting part!!
It’s the final showdown between the
protagonist and the antagonist.
The point of view is the
perspective of the story
“That rotten wolf
tried to eat us!!!!”
“I was framed! I
just wanted to
b...
Theme is the moral or message
of a story. It is always stated in a
complete sentence!
Slow and steady wins the race!
Whether you’re the reader, or the
writer, a great story includes all
these literary elements!!!
conflict
setting
point of ...
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

Story Elements

942 views

Published on

Published in: Education
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
942
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
89
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
20
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Story Elements

  1. 1. Story Literary Elements Some basics that every good story must have ….
  2. 2. Every story needs characters People Animals Or Creatures
  3. 3. The protagonist is the “good guy”
  4. 4. The antagonist is the “bad guy” or force
  5. 5. Great stories have a conflict Man vs. Man Man vs. Nature Man vs. Society Man vs. Himself Man vs. Technology Internal: External:
  6. 6. A hint about what will happen next is called foreshadowing For example, if you hear this: Then you know someone’s about to get eaten!
  7. 7. The time and place of the story is the setting
  8. 8. The climax is the most exciting part!! It’s the final showdown between the protagonist and the antagonist.
  9. 9. The point of view is the perspective of the story “That rotten wolf tried to eat us!!!!” “I was framed! I just wanted to borrow a cup of sugar!”
  10. 10. Theme is the moral or message of a story. It is always stated in a complete sentence! Slow and steady wins the race!
  11. 11. Whether you’re the reader, or the writer, a great story includes all these literary elements!!! conflict setting point of view climaxcharacters protagonist antagonist foreshadowing theme

×