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Setting

  1. 1. Setting
  2. 2. Setting=Time + Location
  3. 3. Setting <ul><li>There are many things to consider when examining setting (not all are present in every story) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>a)  place - geographical location.  Where is the action of the story taking place? </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Setting <ul><li>There are many things to consider when examining setting (not all are present in every story) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>b)  time - When is the story taking place? (historical period, time of day, year, etc) </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Setting <ul><li>There are many things to consider when examining setting (not all are present in every story) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>c)  weather conditions - Is it rainy, sunny, stormy, etc? </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Setting <ul><li>There are many things to consider when examining setting (not all are present in every story) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>d)  social conditions - What is the daily life of the characters like? Does the story contain local color (writing that focuses on the speech, dress, mannerisms, customs, etc. of a particular place)? </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Setting <ul><li>There are many things to consider when examining setting (not all are present in every story) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>e)  mood or atmosphere - What feeling is created at the beginning of the story?  Is it bright and cheerful or dark and frightening? </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Bibliography <ul><li>http://hrsbstaff.ednet.ns.ca/engramja/elements.html#SETTING </li></ul>

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