ELEMENTS OF A
 SHORT STORY
SETTING
SETTING
  Time:

   date

time of day
SETTING
SETTING
SETTING
SETTING
          Location
SETTING
SETTING

    mood
SETTING
SETTING
SETTING
SETTING
CHARACTER



                     V S
Protagonist = Hero



                           Antagonist = opponent
CONFLICT
CONFLICT
Man vs.
 Man:

a person
CONFLICT
CONFLICT
Man vs.

 Man:

nature
CONFLICT
CONFLICT
Man vs.

 Man:

animal
CONFLICT
CONFLICT
  Man vs.

Circumstance
CONFLICT
CONFLICT
Man vs.

Society:

customs

 ideas
CONFLICT
Man vs.

Society:

customs

 ideas
CONFLICT
Man vs.

Society:

customs

 ideas
CONFLICT
CONFLICT
Man vs.

himself

(internal

struggle)
CONFLICT
POINT OF VIEW
POINT OF VIEW
  Innocent eye: from a child’s view
POINT OF VIEW
POINT OF VIEW


Stream of Consciousness: from inside the mind of the protagonist
POINT OF VIEW
POINT OF VIEW




      First Person: “I”
POINT OF VIEW
POINT OF VIEW

           Omniscient: all knowing,

              all seeing narrator
POINT OF VIEW
POINT OF VIEW
POINT OF VIEW
PLOT


plot is the structure of the story
PLOT


plot is the structure of the story
PLOT


plot is the structure of the story
PLOT

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  • Elements of a short story

    1. 1. ELEMENTS OF A SHORT STORY
    2. 2. SETTING
    3. 3. SETTING Time: date time of day
    4. 4. SETTING
    5. 5. SETTING
    6. 6. SETTING
    7. 7. SETTING Location
    8. 8. SETTING
    9. 9. SETTING mood
    10. 10. SETTING
    11. 11. SETTING
    12. 12. SETTING
    13. 13. SETTING
    14. 14. CHARACTER V S Protagonist = Hero Antagonist = opponent
    15. 15. CONFLICT
    16. 16. CONFLICT Man vs. Man: a person
    17. 17. CONFLICT
    18. 18. CONFLICT Man vs. Man: nature
    19. 19. CONFLICT
    20. 20. CONFLICT Man vs. Man: animal
    21. 21. CONFLICT
    22. 22. CONFLICT Man vs. Circumstance
    23. 23. CONFLICT
    24. 24. CONFLICT Man vs. Society: customs ideas
    25. 25. CONFLICT Man vs. Society: customs ideas
    26. 26. CONFLICT Man vs. Society: customs ideas
    27. 27. CONFLICT
    28. 28. CONFLICT Man vs. himself (internal struggle)
    29. 29. CONFLICT
    30. 30. POINT OF VIEW
    31. 31. POINT OF VIEW Innocent eye: from a child’s view
    32. 32. POINT OF VIEW
    33. 33. POINT OF VIEW Stream of Consciousness: from inside the mind of the protagonist
    34. 34. POINT OF VIEW
    35. 35. POINT OF VIEW First Person: “I”
    36. 36. POINT OF VIEW
    37. 37. POINT OF VIEW Omniscient: all knowing, all seeing narrator
    38. 38. POINT OF VIEW
    39. 39. POINT OF VIEW
    40. 40. POINT OF VIEW
    41. 41. PLOT plot is the structure of the story
    42. 42. PLOT plot is the structure of the story
    43. 43. PLOT plot is the structure of the story
    44. 44. PLOT The stepsisters try to force their feet into the slipper, but it fits Cinderella. The prince says he will marry the woman whom the slipper fits. Cinderella leaves hurriedly at midnight and loses a slipper. Cinderella goes to the ball and dances with the prince. A fairy godmother appears and provides Cinderella with clothes, coach and footmen. The stepsisters prepare for and go to the ball. An invitation to the palace ball arrives. Cinderella and the prince marry. Cinderella lives unhappily with her stepsisters and their mother. They live happily ever after. Finding the plot in Cinderella
    45. 45. The End

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