Short Story Literary Terms

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Short Story Literary Terms

Defintions of litterary terms I used in English


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  • 1. 
    The central character anround which the conflict revolves.
    • A. 

      Antagonist

    • B. 

      Antaganast

    • C. 

      Antagoest

    • D. 

      Protagonist

    • E. 

      Proaganast

  • 2. 
    A struggle between opposing forces.
    • A. 

      Plot

    • B. 

      Conflict

    • C. 

      Exposition

    • D. 

      Resolution

    • E. 

      Problem

  • 3. 
    The sequence of events in a story
    • A. 

      Conflict

    • B. 

      Antagonist

    • C. 

      Timeline

    • D. 

      Plot

    • E. 

      Chronology

  • 4. 
    In literature a struggle between the protagonist and another character against nature or some outside force.
    • A. 

      Problem

    • B. 

      Interanl problem

    • C. 

      Exteranl conflict

    • D. 

      Exteranl problem

    • E. 

      Internal conflict

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Exteranl conflict

    • B. 

      Conflict

    • C. 

      Resolution

    • D. 

      Interanl conflict

    • E. 

      Internal problem

  • 6. 
    Introduces the storys characters, setting, and conflict
    • A. 

      Resolution

    • B. 

      Exposition

    • C. 

      Introduction

    • D. 

      Climax

    • E. 

      Begening

  • 7. 
    Occurs as complications of the conflict
    • A. 

      Rising action

    • B. 

      Climax

    • C. 

      Resolution

    • D. 

      Point of view

    • E. 

      Falling action

  • 8. 
    The emotional high point of the story
    • A. 

      Resolution

    • B. 

      Exposition

    • C. 

      Climax

    • D. 

      Falling action

    • E. 

      Rising action

  • 9. 
    The final outcome of the story
    • A. 

      Climax

    • B. 

      Ending

    • C. 

      Resolution

    • D. 

      Falling action

    • E. 

      Falling ending

  • 10. 
    The vantage point from which a story is told.
    • A. 

      Resolution

    • B. 

      Plot

    • C. 

      Theme

    • D. 

      Point of view

    • E. 

      Exposition

  • 11. 
    This point allows the narrator who is not a character in the sotry to share the thoughts and feelings of only one character.
    • A. 

      First person point of view

    • B. 

      Point of view

    • C. 

      Open third person point of view

    • D. 

      Third person point of view

    • E. 

      Open first person point of view

  • 12. 
    Atromesphere of the a place in the story
    • A. 

      Aroma

    • B. 

      Setting

    • C. 

      Feeling

    • D. 

      Chemistry

    • E. 

      Mood

  • 13. 
    The central idea or messeage of a story often a perception about life or human nature.
    • A. 

      Mood

    • B. 

      Climax

    • C. 

      Place

    • D. 

      Theme

    • E. 

      Chemistry

  • 14. 
    Use of hints or clues to suggest what will happen later within the story
    • A. 

      Irony

    • B. 

      Hidshadowing

    • C. 

      Forshadowing

    • D. 

      Mood

    • E. 

      Theme

  • 15. 
    Outcome of a situation or opposite of one is saying or meaning
    • A. 

      Irony

    • B. 

      Hidshadowing

    • C. 

      Mood

    • D. 

      Ending

    • E. 

      Forshadowing