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Short Story WCHS

Stack #150983

Time and place setting
example of external conflict man vs. man, man vs. nature, or man vs. society
exposition setting and characters
climax high point of story
resolution conflict is resolved
complication added to conflict to enhance story
plot related events in a story
dramatic irony audience knows more than characters
irony difference between what reader expects and what actually happens
theme author's message to the readerreveals a general underlying truth
narrator the person telling the story
omniscient narrator can tell the reader everything about a character, is not a person in the story, and knows all
first person narrator is a character in the story, uses pronouns I and me, and is only able to tell the reader what he or she thinks and experiences
third person limited narrator gives one character's thoughts and reactions, but tells little about other characters
verbal irony when a character says one thing, but means the exact opposite
situational irony happens when an event is not just surprising, but contrary to what the reader expects
Sarcasm is an example of which type of irony? verbal irony
List the five ways that a reader gets to know a character. looks, actions, words, thoughts, what others think
What aspects of a story does the reader look at to determine the theme? patterns in the story or interactions between the characters
direct characterization author tells the reader about the character
indirect characterization reader must use the clues provided by the author to analyze the character
Created by: betsudhoff



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