English 9 Short Story Terminology Quiz /12 Fill in the blank with the letter corresponding to the appropriate definition. There will be leftover definitions. ____ Antagonist A. A character who experiences a change due to the events of the story. B. The time and place in which the events in a story occur. ____ Climax C. An ending without a clear outcome or resolution to the conflict. ____ Conflict D. The “unknotting” of the conflict that occurs after the climax. E. A literary device using “like” or “as”. ____ Foreshadowing F. A struggle between two opposing characters or forces ____ Plot G. The point of greatest interest or intensity in a story; this usually marks the turning point. ____ Setting H. The sequence of events or actions in a story. ____ Protagonist I. The use of hints or clues in a narrative to suggest what will happen later. J. The storyteller. ____ Initiating Incident K. A person or force opposing the main character in a story. ____ Symbol L. The event that begins the conflict. M. The series of events that lead up to the climax. ____ Narrator N. The main character in a short story. ____ Rising Action ____ Dynamic O. A word, object, action or character that suggests a greater meaning.