short story terms - revision worksheet

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NAME: ______________________________________SECTION: _______________________
Story analysis revision worksheet.
Task. Match the terms with the definitions.
1. plot
a) The moral or lesson that a writer presents in his work
2. exposition
b) The main problem, a struggle between two opposing forces.
3. setting
c) The beginning of the story where characters and setting are established.
4. conflict
5. rising action
d) The winding up of the story. Events and complications begin to resolve and the
result of actions of the main characters are put forward.
e) The events that make up a story or the main part of a story.
6. climax
f) a person, animal, or creature represented in a film, play, or story
7. falling action
g) The end of a story, which usually ends with either a happy or a tragic ending.
8. resolution
h) Series of events, incidents that create interest and tension and build up to the
climax
i) Environment or surrounding in which a story takes place, e.g. particular place
and timing, such as New York, America, in the year 1820.
j) The main point of the plot. This is the turning point of the story and is meant to
be the moment of highest interest and emotion.
9. theme
10. character
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------NAME: ______________________________________SECTION: _______________________
Story analysis revision worksheet.
Task. Match the terms with the definitions.
1. plot
a) The moral or lesson that a writer presents in his work
2. exposition
b) The main problem, a struggle between two opposing forces.
3. setting
c) The beginning of the story where characters and setting are established.
4. conflict
5. rising action
d) The winding up of the story. Events and complications begin to resolve and the
result of actions of the main characters are put forward.
e) The events that make up a story or the main part of a story.
6. climax
f) a person, animal, or creature represented in a film, play, or story
7. falling action
g) The end of a story, which usually ends with either a happy or a tragic ending.
8. resolution
h) Series of events, incidents that create interest and tension and build up to the
conflict.
i) Environment or surrounding in which a story takes place, e.g. particular place
and timing, such as New York, America, in the year 1820.
j) The main point of the plot. This is the turning point of the story and is meant to
be the moment of highest interest and emotion.
9. theme
10. character
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