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Setting
time and place in which the events of a story take place
Character
person or animal who takes part in the action of the story
a.static character- one who does not change.

b. dynamic- one who changes during the courseof the story.
Motif
repeated element in story telling
Conflict
struggle between opposing character or forces
a.External conflict two types
1.Character vs Character
2.Character vs force or nation
b.internal conflict
1.Character vs himself of herself
Short story
fictional prose marrative that is usually 10-20 book pages long.
foreshadowing
the use of clues to suggest events that will happen later in the plot.
point of view
the vantage point from which a story is told.
a. 1st person a character tells the story.
b. 3rd person the narrator knows everything about the charactersn and their problems.
Tone
the alttitude a writer takes toward a subject.
flashback/flashforward
a scene that breaks the normal time order of a plot to show a past.
Mood
the overall motion created by a work of literature