2. Five Main Elements
Plot – what is the story about?
Characterization – the people or objects the story
Point of View – who is telling the story?
Setting - where does the story take place?
Theme – the main idea or ideas.
22. Ways to Characterize
Shows many different traits (i.e. faults, virtues)
We feel as if we know the character
Not fully developed
We only meet one side of the character
25. Point of View
Who is telling this story
26. First Person
Narrator is a character
Narrator knows the thoughts and feelings of one
Narrator uses words like I, me, my, we, us, our
…psst… these are personal pronouns
27. Second Person
Uses You while referring to you (the reader):
You open the door and step outside. You notice several of your
Not used very often
Very popular in song or directions.
What the protagonist learns.
The main idea of the story.
What the reader can take and apply to his/her life.
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