E9 UNIT 2: Short Stories and their Elements

In this unit, you will learn about the elements and devices that make a good story.  You will read a variety of short stories and watch a few short films to help you understand how a story is developed and how writers utilize a variety of techniques to make a story more interesting.  You will also attempt to write a short story of your own using these literary elements and devices.


SHORT STORIES

FLASH FICTION


SLIDESHOWS


DOCUMENTS

FLASH FICTION


UNIT RESOURCES


INTERNET RESOURCES


VOCABULARY

You will encounter these words during the unit.  Write a definition (in your own words) for each word and use it in a sentence correctly

  1. Antagonist
  2. Character
  3. Climax
  4. Conflict
  5. Falling Action
  6. First Person
  7. Irony
  8. Literary Device
  9. Literary Element
  10. Man Vs Self
  11. Man Vs. Man
  12. Man Vs. Nature
  13. Man Vs. Society
  14. Narrator
  15. Omniscient
  16. Plot
  17. Point of View
  18. Protagonist
  19. Resolution
  20. Rising Action
  21. Setting
  22. Theme
  23. Third Person

 

 

 

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