““Ashes”Ashes”
by Susan Beth Pfefferby Susan Beth Pfeffer
Literary Terms
Quick WriteQuick Write
It is better to be a dreamer or is it better
to be practical? Explain your answer.
CharacterizationCharacterization-how the-how the
author develops aauthor develops a
character in the story.character in th...
FoilsFoils- characters who are- characters who are
opposites in the storyopposites in the story
Famous examples:
1.God and...
SymbolSymbol-a person, place,-a person, place,
or thing/object thator thing/object that
stands for somethingstands for som...
RepetitionRepetition- a technique- a technique
in which a sound, word,in which a sound, word,
phrase, or line isphrase, or...
Open EndingOpen Ending - the story- the story
ends without any “clear-ends without any “clear-
cut” resolution orcut” reso...
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E2 shortstories ashes

  1. 1. ““Ashes”Ashes” by Susan Beth Pfefferby Susan Beth Pfeffer Literary Terms
  2. 2. Quick WriteQuick Write It is better to be a dreamer or is it better to be practical? Explain your answer.
  3. 3. CharacterizationCharacterization-how the-how the author develops aauthor develops a character in the story.character in the story. It happens directly & indirectly through 5 methods:It happens directly & indirectly through 5 methods: Methods: 1. Speech 2. Thoughts 3. Effect on others (how others view him/her) 4. Actions (behavior) 5. Looks (physical appearance)
  4. 4. FoilsFoils- characters who are- characters who are opposites in the storyopposites in the story Famous examples: 1.God and Satan 2.Beauty and the Beast
  5. 5. SymbolSymbol-a person, place,-a person, place, or thing/object thator thing/object that stands for somethingstands for something else, something moreelse, something more than itselfthan itself
  6. 6. RepetitionRepetition- a technique- a technique in which a sound, word,in which a sound, word, phrase, or line isphrase, or line is repeatedrepeated
  7. 7. Open EndingOpen Ending - the story- the story ends without any “clear-ends without any “clear- cut” resolution orcut” resolution or explanation of whatexplanation of what happenshappens Example: MacKenzie opened the door and she screamed……

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