Setting

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Setting

  1. 1. Setting<br />The Time and Place of a story<br />
  2. 2. When the story takes place.<br />This could be:<br />Time of day<br />Time of year<br />The past, present, or future<br />Time<br />
  3. 3. This is where the story takes place. <br />It could be:<br />Another town<br />Another state<br />Another country<br />A different planet<br />Place<br />
  4. 4. The author will use details to bringthe reader into the story.<br />Details can include all five senses<br />Sight<br />Hearing<br />Smell<br />Touch<br />Tastes<br />The more vivid the details, the more the reader will be “sucked into” the story.<br />Details<br />
  5. 5. Details that help create a specific mood in the story are said to create atmosphere.<br />Authors choose their words very carefully in order to make the reader feel a specific way.<br />Atmosphere<br />Frightening<br />Happy<br />Sad<br />Mysterious<br />

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