Short Story Characteristics
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by Steve Schmaltz
| 7 Questions
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Schmaltz
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Choose all the answers from the list that are Characteristics of a Short Story.
The title is important and is often connected to the theme.
The reader must infer often.
It's always based on true events.
The ending leaves the reader with questions and wanting more information.
All of the Above
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Choose the best definition of Inferring.
A literary device where the opposite of what is expected to happen actually happens.
When something unexpected happens for humorous or other effect.
To go beyond the literal meaning of a text and to think about what is not directly said, but implied.
The critical parts of a story that include characters, setting, plot, theme and more
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Select all the following that are an Element of a Story.
Setting
Conflict
Climax
Metaphor
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What does "Narrative in Stucture" mean?
Writing that entertains.
Writing explains or gives information.
Writing that tells a story.
A story that is always true.
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At the end of a short story, all your questions should be answered.
True
False
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Many words and details in a short story are not important.
True
False
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What is the Climax of a story? Choose all that apply.
The main problem that the main character faces.
The big event a short story is based upon.
When and where a story takes place.
The high point in the action of a story.
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