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Tall Teacher Terms1

tall teacher's Short story terms quiz #2

flashback shifts time from present to the past
setting time and place where the story happens
person vs. person conflict one character has conflict with another character
person vs nature conflict character in conflict with their environment
person vs. himself conflict character's conflict with their belief in themselves
characters described by their own actions and words, what other characters say about them, author's comments
protagonist the main character
antagonist character who creates conflict against the main character
conflict clash of opposing forces
plot the framework of events in the story
4 parts of the plot- IRCC (or I Rock) Introduction, Rising Action, Climax, Conclusion
Introduction - ICSA ( or I can shoot arrows) arouses INTEREST, meeting CHARACTERS, shows SETTING, hints at ACTION to follow
Rising Action steps developing clues, actions and conflict from intro
Climax height of excitement, conflict/suspense ends here
Conclusion follows climax, wraps up any loose ends
Theme the central idea or moral
Foreshadowing a hint of things to come
Round Character they learn from experience and develop as the story unfolds
Flat Character usually minor players who don't grow or change.
Created by: tallteacher