Download
short story terms n.
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
Short story terms PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
Short story terms

Short story terms

108 Vues Download Presentation
Télécharger la présentation

Short story terms

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript

  1. Short story terms A review from 5th Grade

  2. Plot Diagram • Exposition: background information (setting, introduction of characters, etc.) • IncitingMoment: the moment or event that starts the plot moving forward • RisingAction: action leading to the climax • Climax: the turning point • FallingAction: action leading away from the climax, loose ends are tied up • Dénouement: the conclusion

  3. The Plot Diagram Climax FallingAction RisingAction Denouement IncitingMoment Exposition

  4. Types of conflict • Man vs. man • Man vs. nature • Man vs. society (which often includes Man vs. machine) • Man vs. God/supernatural • Man vs. self (Internal Conflict)

  5. Characterization Can Come From… • The character’s physical appearance • The character’s own actions, thoughts and feelings • The thoughts, actions, feelings of a different character toward that character • The narrator’s direct comments about the character

  6. Point of View • First person: the narrator is a character in the story and uses the pronoun “I” • Third-person omniscient: “all knowing” narrator reveals thoughts/feelings of more than one character • Third-person limited: reveals thoughts/feelings of only one character

  7. Literary Terms • Flashback: when a story flashes back to an earlier event to help the reader better understand the current situation • Symbolism: when a character or object stands for more than itself • Setting: where and when the story takes place • Theme: a deeper message that the author is trying to convey to the reader or an idea that the author is exploring in depth.

  8. Literary Terms • Tone: the attitude of the author towards his material • Mood: the atmosphere the author creates • Protagonist: the main character in the story that goes through a change • Antagonist: the character or force that opposes the protagonist • Imagery: vivid descriptions appealing to the five senses

  9. Literary Terms • Personification: giving human traits to inanimate objects • Simile: a comparison of two unlike things using “like” or “as” • Metaphor: a direct comparison of two unlike things • Irony: when one thing is expected but the opposite happens • Foreshadowing: subtle clues that hint at events to come