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Elements of Fiction Focus Questions for Stand and Deliver Elements of Fiction • Plot = The Storyline • Theme = Main idea or moral of story • Setting = Where, when, why (context) • Characterization =Protagonist = Main Character Antagonist = Causes conflict for the protagonist • Narration = Point of view = 1st Person or 3rd Person Focus Questions • Who is the protagonist in the story? • What is the main conflict of the story? • What are a few of the major themes? • What is type of conflict is the main conflict? • Character v. Character • Character v. society • Character v. nature • Character v. self Foreshadowing • Foreshadowing occurs when something occurs within the plot that predicts future events. • Focus Question • What key events are foreshadowed in the story as it relates to Jaime Escalante’s life? Irony Types of Irony • Irony = is when one outcome is expected, but the opposite occurs, usually with a coincidental twist of events. –Example: An earthquake occurring during an earthquake drill Irony Focus Question • What events occur that are ironic for the characters involved? • Verbal Irony = Where one thing is said, but another, opposite meaning is inferred. – Example: Hannibal the cannibal said, “I’d love to have you over for dinner.” • Dramatic Irony = occurs when the audience knows something a character does not and the outcome or meaning is the opposite of what the character expects. Dramatic Structure • What event sent the story in a totally different direction? • How was the main conflict resolved and who was involved in it?
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