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Elements of a Short Story. ENG102. Definition of a Short Story. Tells about a single event or experience Fictional (not true) 500 to 15,000 words in length It has a beginning, middle, and end Creates an impression on the reader. Elements of a Short Story. Setting Characterization Plot

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definition of a short story
Definition of a Short Story
  • Tells about a single event or experience
  • Fictional (not true)
  • 500 to 15,000 words in length
  • It has a beginning, middle, and end
  • Creates an impression on the reader
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Elements of a Short Story
  • Setting
  • Characterization
  • Plot
  • Conflict
  • Climax
  • Resolution
  • Theme
  • Point of view
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Short Story Vocabulary
  • Setting:Tells the reader where and when the story takes place.
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Short Story Vocabulary
  • Characterization: Creation of imaginary people who appear to be real to the reader. The writer gives information about the characters in the story.
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Short Story Vocabulary
  • Plot: A series of events through which the writer reveals what is happening, to whom, and why.
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Short Story Vocabulary
  • Conflict: Runs the story. Is a problem in the story that needs to be resolved.
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Short Story Vocabulary
  • Climax: When the action comes to its highest point of conflict.
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Short Story Vocabulary
  • Resolution: The story’s action after the climax until the end of the story. The “conclusion” of the story.
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Short Story Vocabulary
  • Theme: The story’s main ideas. The “message” the writer intends to communicate by telling the story.
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Short Story Vocabulary
  • Point of view: The position of the narrator of the story and what the writer sees from that vantage point.
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Elements of a Short Story
  • Setting
  • Characterization
  • Plot
  • Conflict
  • Climax
  • Resolution
  • Theme
  • Point of view
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Short Story

Great writers are able to use the elements of the short story with such precision that the reader is caught up in the action of the story. This is a mark of a good story and our goal as a writer.

the assignment
The Assignment
  • In the next lesson you will review the short story elements and learn to follow and map the sequence of events in a story.
  • You will learn to distinguish the various points of view from which a story may be told.
  • You will learn about all of the previously mentioned short story elements.
step by step instructions
Step-by-step Instructions
  • Begin Elements of a Short Story web quest, go to:www.suhsd.k12.ca.us/mvm/netlinks/1shortstory/1shortstory.html
  • Follow the directions for each step before going onto the next step.
  • Complete the activities worksheets.
  • Complete open response question.

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