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Short Story Review. Foreshadowing Setting Mood Tone Denotation Irony – dramatic, situational, verbal Metaphors Similes. Symbols Plot Conflict Protagonist Antagonist Setting Theme Point of view. Terms to know:. "The Necklace". *Guy de Maupassant *Protagonist: Madame Loisel

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terms to know





Irony – dramatic, situational, verbal










Point of view

Terms to know:
the necklace
"The Necklace"
  • *Guy de Maupassant
  • *Protagonist: Madame Loisel
  • *Antogonist: the necklace*Setting: late 1800’s, Paris
  • *Tone: bitter, serious
  • *Theme: Materialistic wants can be the downfall of us all.
  • *Point of view: 3rd person limited
the most dangerous game
"The Most Dangerous Game"
  • *Richard Connell
  • * Protagonist: Rainsford
  • *Antogonist: Zaroff
  • *Setting:Caribbean Sea, Ship-Trap Island, jungle, Zaroff’s manision
  • *Tone: serious, deadly, dangerous
  • *Theme: inhumanity, violence, cruelty of humans to animals, etc.
  • *Point of view: 3rd person limited
the scarlet ibis
"The Scarlet Ibis"
  • James Hurst
  • *Protagonist: narrator
  • *Antagonist: narrator’s pride
  • *Setting: South, World War I, cotton fields, Old Woman Swamp, Horsehead’s Landing, etc.
  • *Tone: death, bittersweet
  • *Theme: Pride can make people do cruel things to those they love.
  • *Point of view: First person
  • Roald Dahl
  • *Protagonist: Harry Pope
  • *Antagonist: krait
  • *Setting: India, mid- 1950s
  • *Tone: ironic
  • *Theme: racism
  • *Point of view: first person (Timber Woods)
the sniper
"The Sniper"
  • Liam O’Flaherty
  • *Protagonist: Republican Sniper
  • *Antagonist: Free Stater sniper
  • *Setting: Ireland, civil war
  • *Tone: serious, suspenseful
  • *Theme: War can pit brother against brother.
  • *Point of view: third person limited
the interlopers
"The Interlopers"
  • *Saki*
  • Protagonist: Ulrich von Gradwitz
  • *Antgonist: Georg Zynaeym and their feud
  • *Setting: Carpathian Mountains, winter, nighttime, border of the two men’s land
  • *Tone: respect for the men and contempt toward the feud
  • *Theme: A trap you set for someone else might lead to your own demise.
  • *Point of View: 3rd person omniscient
full circle
"Full Circle"
  • *Sue Grafton
  • *Protagonist: Kinsey Millhone
  • *Antagonist: Terry Layton (or the death of Caroline Spurrier)
  • *Setting: the scene of the wreck of Caroline Spurrier on a California freeway)
  • *Tone: suspense
  • *Theme: What goes around comes around.
  • *Point of View: first person
the cask of amontillado
"The Cask of Amontillado"
  • *Edgar Allan Poe
  • *Protagonist: Montressor
  • *Antagonist: Fortunato
  • *Setting: Carnival, Italy, Montresor’s catacombs
  • *Tone: death and murder, irony
  • *Theme: revenge
  • *Point of View: first person ***UNRELIABLE NARRATOR*** (may not know the whole truth or may purposely to choose to deceive the reader!)
the lady or the tiger
“The Lady, or the Tiger?”
  • Protagonist: Princess
  • Antagonist: King? tiger or beautiful new bride?
  • Setting: Middle Ages, coliseum
  • Tone: irony, suspense
  • Theme: Difficult decisions vs. Moral decisions
  • Point of View: third person