Introduction And The Short Story, Part I

It may be said that great literature embraces ambiguity because
it reflects the uncertainty we face in real-life decisions.

A stock character is one that’s
familiar and commonly used in many stories.

During what part of “Bernice Bobs Her Hair” does Bernice cut Marjorie’s braids?
Falling action.

The conflict in a story is usually about person against nature, against another person, or against

The concept of ambiguity in stories can be summed up with the statement, “characters
don’t always live happily ever after.

A plot is often full of obstacles, referred to as

Another name for “informational reading” is

When characters say something that’s the opposite of what they mean, they’re using

The events that take place in a story make up the story’s

When an ending to a story is unclear or uncertain, it’s

The idea that love conquers all is an example of a
universal truth.

In “A White Heron,” how does Sarah Jewett portray Sylvia’s attitude about money?
Sylvia struggles between protecting the heron and gaining the money.

The term /realism/ refers to
describing things just as they are.

An item that stands for more in a story than it usually does elsewhere is an example of

When a character exhibits one primary trait throughout a story, what type of character is he or she?

When author Sarah Orne Jewett writes that Sylvia lives “heart to heart” with nature, she means that the young girl
operates on instinct.

“The good guy should always win” is an example of a/an
universal truth.

The style of realism in literature focuses on
the routine lives of regular people.

The way to recognize a piece of writing as fiction is that it’s
based on an invented story.

Because Bernice changes during the course of “Bernice Bobs Her Hair,” she’s said to be a _____ character.

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