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short story a brief work of fiction intended to be read in a single setting
characters people or animals who take part in the action
characterization a writer uses what the character does or says to reveal personality
traits a characters qualities, attitudes, and values
motives the reason for someones actions in the story
setting the time and place the story is taking place
mood the stories atmosphere
plot a sequence of events in the story
conflict struggle between two characters
internal conflict takes place in a characters mind
external conflict takes place between two characters
theme the message of the story
plot structure the was in which the story events are organixed for dramatic effect
exposition introduces the characters and their situation
rising action leading to the climax
climax the greatest intensity in the story
dialogue presentation of caracters words as uttered can also move the action along
chronological order to show chain of events that happened in the story
flashback shows events from the past to reveal the characters motives
point of view the perspective from which the story is told
Created by: kayleyspielvogel



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