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1

What are the elements of a short story

Setting
Character
Conflict
Theme
Point of view
Plot

2

What is setting

Where and when the story takes place

3

What are the 2 ways to learn about the characters

Indirectly
-what the character says/does/wears
-what others say about him

Directly
Through authors description

4

What are the 2 conflicts categories

Internal -human vs self

External- human vs nature/human/society/unknown

5

What are the 2 main point of views

First person
-I , we, me

3rd person
-he, she, they

6

What is introduction

Characters introduced
Learn the setting
Shows main conflict

7

What is rising action

Suspense and conflicts develop

8

What is climax

The turning point
Character comes face to face with the conflict
The main guy will change in some way

9

What is falling action

Loose ends tied
Conflict/climax resolved

10

What is a metaphor

A comparison of 2 unlike things
Such as
Her eyes were bright jewels

11

What is a simile

A comparison of 2 unlike things using like or as

Make an example

12

What point of view is the following
You are the kind of person to be here but here you are

2nd

13

Is the following internal or external conflict
Billy had been captured by aliens

External

14

True or false
Theme can be a single word

No it had to be more than 1
Love is everlasting

15

What irony

A difference or lack of connection between what might be expected and what actually occurs

16

What is dramatic irony

When the audience knows something the characters in the play don’t

17

What is personification

Giving humans attributes to inanimate objects

18

What is alliteration

The repetition of the same initial sound

19

Something that refers to a historical event is callled a

Allison

20

The sun is a giant burning ball in the sky is

Imagery

21

What is it called when you put 2 contradicting words together

An oxymoron