ELEMENTS OF A SHORT STORY

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ELEMENTS OF A SHORT STORY by Mind Map: ELEMENTS OF A SHORT STORY

1. SETTING: CHARACTERS, PLACE, TIME, WEATHER, CONFLICT SOCIAL CONDITIONS, ATMOSPHERE, EXPOSITION.

1.1. Protagonist-Antagonist

1.1.1. Period of time

1.1.1.1. The feeling of the story

1.1.1.1.1. The situation in which characters live

1.2. Character vs society

1.2.1. Character vs himself

2. PLOT

2.1. INCITING FORCE

2.1.1. EXPOSITION

2.1.1.1. Brief text about the story

2.1.2. RISING ACTION

2.1.2.1. The main points of the beggining

2.1.3. CLIMAX

2.1.3.1. The explosion of drama

2.1.4. FALLING ACTION

2.1.4.1. Events that happen after climax

2.1.5. DENOUEMENT

2.1.5.1. Outcomes of the story

2.1.6. ANTECEDENT ACTION

2.1.6.1. Background information

2.2. A great incident of the story

3. SPECIAL TECHNIQUES OF PLOT

3.1. FORESHADOWING

3.1.1. Future events

3.2. FLASHBACK

3.2.1. Past events that are looked in the present like a mental photography.