Short story factsheet





Setting: Determining the time and place

Time:   When the story takes place

Place:   Where the story takes place



Characterization:The method used by the author to develop a character


Appearance:   What the character looks like



Action:   How the character behaves




Thoughts:   What the character thinks




Speech:   How and what the character says



Reaction by others:   How others react to this character




Plot: The struggle or conflict found in the story

Person vs. Person:   Conflict between two characters




Person vs. Nature:   Conflict between a character and anything not human



Person vs. Self:   Conflict with self



Theme: The main idea you perceive from the story being read, supported by the text





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