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Copy of The Taximan's Story
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are the people who portrayed the actions of the story.
the place and time where and when the action took place.
The problem that hinders the characters to attain their goals.
*the lesson or main idea of the story.
Catherine Lim was born on March 21, 1942 at Penang, Malaysia. She is the “doyen of Singapore stories” having written more than nine collections of short stories, five novels and a poetry book. She began as a teacher, then project director with the Ministry of Education and a specialist lecturer with the Regional Language Centre (RELC) before she took up full-time writing in 1992. She has won national and regional book prizes for her literary contributions. Her works are studied in local and foreign schools and universities and have been published in various languages in several countries.
* allows the writer to present the character’s physical traits and personality using descriptive words.
*allows the readers to deduce the traits of the character through their thoughts, words, actions, and decisions.
*known as the body of the story.
Human Vs. Human
Human VS. Society
Human VS. Nature
Human VS. God
Man VS. Himself
Point of View
* the angle or perspective from which the story is being told.
First-person point of view is in use when a character narrates the story with I-me-my-mine in his or her speech.
Second-person point of view, in which the author uses you and your, is rare; authors seldom speak directly to the reader.
Third-person point of view is that of an outsider looking at the action.