Presentation on theme: "Elements of a Short Story - Fiction. What is an Element?"— Presentation transcript:
Elements of a Short Story - Fiction
What is an Element?
Setting Characterization Plot Theme
SETTING The time and place in which a work of literature happens.
THEME The general main idea or lesson the author wants you to get from a literary work.
CHARACTERIZATION The description of the personalities of the characters in the story and the way in which an author reveals their personalities.
PLOT The sequence or order of events in a story. ZHry3yxLM/SDWIt2VQMgI/AAAAAAAACRA/3VhCoflbu0A/s400/lights-camera-action.jpg
PLOT DIAGRAM R i s i n g A c t i o n F a l l i n g A c t i o n Resolution Climax Exposition Conflict
POINT OF VIEW The story teller from whose point of view the story is being told, the narrator. Coming soon to a classroom near you! ing_Binoculars_Royalty_Free_Clipart_Picture_ jpg
Unit EQ How do I summarize fiction texts using the story elements? How do I compare/contrast fiction texts using the story elements?
BibliographyBibliography Dinneen, K. Elements of the Short Story. Retrieved Jun. 19, 2003, from Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute: Five Elements of a Story. Retrieved Jun. 19, 2003, Guevin, D. Short Story Elements. Retrieved Jun. 19, 2003,