THIS IS With Your Hostesses... Short Story Terms MORE Short Story Terms Mythology & Epic Poem Characters Plot Figurative Language 100 100 100 100 100 100 200 200 200 200 200 200 300 300 300 300 300 300 400 400 400 400 400 400 500 500 500 500 500 500 The time and place of the story. A 100 What is SETTING? A 100 The sequence of events in a story A 200 What is PLOT? A 200 A story with an ending that surprises or shocks; unexpected A 300 What is SURPRISE ENDING? A 300 A fake name or “pen name” of an author A 400 What is PSEUDONYM? A 400 The feeling of nervousness or excitement caused by the unknown, “on the edge of your seat.” A 500 What is SUSPENSE? A 500 character “stays” the same B 100 What is STATIC CHARACTER? B 100 Important to the plot and push the story along B 200 What are MAIN CHARACTERS? B 200 Know one or 2 things about a character B 300 What is FLAT CHARACTER? B 300 Character changes physically, emotionally B 400 What is DYNAMIC CHARACTER? B 400 Know many things (qualities); makes them realistic B 500 What is ROUND CHARACTER? B 500 The first hint of conflict C 100 What is COMPLICATION? C 100 The action that follows the climax working toward a resolution C 200 What is FALLING ACTION? C 200 The beginning part of the story that details background to characters and setting C 300 What is EXPOSITION? C 300 DAILY Place A Wager DOUBLE C 400 The turning point, or point of highest emotional intensity C 400 What is CLIMAX? C 400 The tying up of loose ends, or end of a story or conflict C 500 What is RESOLUTION? C 500 Giving human qualities to something nonhuman. D 100 What is PERSONIFICATION? D 100 A comparison of two things using like, as, or than. D 200 What is SIMILE? D 200 Words that stand for a greater meaning D 300 What is SYMBOLISM? D 300 A comparison of two things saying one thing is another; does not use like, as, or than D 400 What is METAPHOR? D 400 A conscious exaggeration used for effect D 500 What is HYPERBOLE? D 500 The life lesson relating to human nature E 100 What is THEME? E 100 A story with no ending E 200 What is a CLIFFHANGER? E 200 The vantage point from which a story is told E 300 What is POINT OF VIEW? E 300 A reference from one piece of literature to another famous piece of literature, art, history, or music E 400 What is ALLUSION? E 400 The difference between appearance and reality E 500 What is IRONY? E 500 The main character or hero F 100 What is PROTAGONIST? F 100 Oral stories that man created to explain the world and natural phenomena around him F 200 What is MYTH? F 200 Struggle between opposing forces F 300 What is CONFLICT? F 300 A journey is search of something of value, tangible or intangible F 400 What is QUEST? F 400 A nickname or descriptive phrase for a person, place, or object F 500 What is EPITHET? F 500 The Final Jeopardy Category is: IRONY Please record your wager. Click on screen to begin •When the reader or audience knows something that a character does not. •Adds suspense. •What’s behind the door? Click on screen to continue What is DRAMATIC IRONY? Click on screen to continue Thank You for Playing Jeopardy!