Short Story Activity Sheet

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Renesha L. Hendrix Frankye Adams- Johnson ENG 205-12 October 10, 2010 Activity I Character ~ a person who is responsible for the thoughts and actions within a story, poem, or other literature Conflict ~ the opposition between two characters (such as a protagonist and an antagonist), between two large groups of people, or between the protagonist and a larger problem such as forces of nature, ideas, public mores, and so on Foreshadowing ~ an author’s use of hints or clues to suggest events that will occur later in the story Imagery ~ refer to descriptive language that evokes sensory experience Irony ~ is the contrast between what is expected or what appears to be and what actually is Plot ~ the structure and relationship of actions and events in a work of fiction Plot Summary ~ a description of the arrangement of the action in the order in which it actually appears in a story Point of View ~ a way the events of a story are conveyed to the reader, it is the “vantage point” from which the narrative is passed from author to the reader Setting ~ the context and environment in which something is set Symbolism ~ a person, place or object which has a meaning in itself but suggests other meanings as well Theme ~ the main idea or underlying meaning of a literary work Tone ~ the author’s attitude, stated or implied, toward a subject
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2011 for the course ENG 205 taught by Professor Johnson during the Fall '10 term at Jackson State.

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