how to write a short story

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Elements of a Short Story
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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: 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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This note was uploaded on 11/23/2011 for the course ENG 110 taught by Professor Kendallgrant during the Winter '11 term at BYU.

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