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1A- The Interlopers - By Saki
Transcript of 1A- The Interlopers - By Saki
(Hector H. Munro)
Now let's read the story!
The 6 ‘WH's’
1) Who is the story about?
2) Where does this story take place?
3) When does the story take place?
4) What is the story about?
5) Why are they feuding?
6) How does the story progress?
The Way out
A Short Film by Ben Hurst
Detecting Detail Detectives
Flocabulary - Five Things
(Elements of a Short Story)
What are the components of a story?
Stories Take Form
Divide into groups and fill out the plot outline using examples from the story.
1) Learn the elements of a story
2) Learn a Plot Outline
3) Learn to recognize the plot outline in a story
4) Learn to recognize the elements of a story
Plot is a series of conflicts
tells the story
Point of View (of the WRITER)
Uses: I, We,
Story is told from the first person point of view
Ex. I walked to the store. Then I got hit by a bus!
3rd Person Limited
Uses: He, She, It, They
Story is told from the third person limited point of view. The narrator knows only what they can see.
Ex. He walked to the store. Then the girl on the street looked at him. He thought she might like him, but didn't know.
3rd Person Omniscient
Uses: He, She, They + READS PEOPLE'S MINDS
Story is told from a 'god-like' point of view. The narrator sees all and knows the characters thoughts and feelings.
Ex. He walked down the street and saw a girl. The girl thought he was cute. She wondered if he would look at her. She hoped that he would.
Uses: You, us
Story is told as if you are a part of the point of view
Ex. You wonder if your understanding Ms. Miller. You think you may never understand, but you will!
The word choice, accent, and way a character talks
Ex. How are you?
Howdy, How ya'll doin'?
The author's attitude toward the characters and events in the story
Feelings or implied understanding
He is blue.
The book is blue.
The main idea of a work.
Ex. Sacrifice for love
Man vs. Man
Man vs. Nature
Time, Place, background of where something happens
Do you have questions?
What about vocabulary questions?