Which element of a short story would be most important to a story about a mad scientist stealing a secret weapon?

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  1. English

    13. In the short story, "The Cask of Amontillado," Poe's use of a(n) ___________ narrator to tell the story heightens the uncertainty and sense of horror felt by the reader. could you please help me on this fill in the black

  2. Language/ Central Idea or Theme Quick Check

    1. Which of the following describes the theme of a story?(1 point) a statement that gives the most important facts of the story a message about life that is explored and expressed the idea that connects the story's parts the key details regarding

  3. LA

    1.Which of the following is plot?(1 point) the sequence of events in a story a lesson the reader learns the author's purpose for writing a story a problem that a character must solve 2.Which word means “the time and place in which a story takes

  4. LA

    . Which of the following quotes from "The Morning of June 28, 1948" Best describes the aversion that the public felt toward Shirley Jackson's short story "The Lottery?" A) “As a matter of fact, when I read it over later I decided that except for one two

  5. Language Arts

    Which one of these statements is true about summaries?(1 point) A. They can help a reader write a story. B. They can help a reader to be objective. C. They can help a reader remember a story. D. They can help a reader understand the author. What should a

  6. Language arts

    Question 1 What is dialogue? the words characters say to each other in a story or drama *** the physical descriptions of characters in a story or drama the description of the setting in a story or drama the development of conflict in a story or drama

  7. Language arts

    Which statement about dialogue in drama is true? 1.Dialogue is usually not as important in drama as it is in a short story? 2.Dialogue is very important in drama because I develops the plot and characters. (MY ANSWER) 3.Dialogue in drama is usually

  8. english

    Which of the following is the best definition of a drama? a. a story with props b. a story with a happy ending c. a story written to be preformed by actors d. a story in which the main character eventually fails I think it's D, can anyone check me? Thanks

  9. Developing Narratives Quick Check 8th grade

    What is pacing? A. the speed at which a story moves **** B. the use of dialogue to move the plot forward C. the perspective of the narrator D. the details that bring a story to life What is description? A. the most interesting parts of a story B. the most

  10. English (Reunion by John Cheever)

    In John Cheever's story reunion, what do the restaurants symbolize. Why does Charlie call hi father daddy at the end of the story? Examine the first and last sentences of the story. What is common and why? How do you interpret the ending of the story? Does

  11. english MS.sue help please

    In a short story, the problem that moves the action of the story forward is known as the them conflict *** protagonist am i right

  12. Introducing a Narrative Quick Check

    Which option describes a narrator?(1 point) the person telling the story the location of the story the events of a story the main idea of a story Which pronouns does a first-person narrator use to tell a story?(1 point) you and yours they and them he and

  13. reading

    How does an author show the development of a character in a story? A.by describing the strengths of all the characters in the story B.by revealing the backgrounds of the main characters in the story C.by showing how the characters respond to different

  14. English

    What is the definition of plot? the beginning, middle, and end of a story the outcome of a story the solution to the main problem in a story>>>> the characters and places in a story

  15. English

    From the short story Chicoria, whats the setting of the story.

  16. ELA

    Most people consider the journey to b an archetype in literature. Which is the best meaning of the word archetype? A) the struggle between opposing forces in a story. B)an element of a story that matters only to a certain period in time C)a unique and very

  17. Language Arts

    A) Which one of these statements is true about summaries? They can help a reader remember a story. $$$ They can help a reader understand the author. They can help a reader to be objective. They can help a reader write a story. Question 2 A) What should a

  18. Language arts

    What is the pacing of a story?(1 point) how fast a story moves the setting of a story how long a story is the major themes in a story

  19. English

    I read the short story "I Go Along" by Richard Peck. I must answer: "The title of this story can be interpreted in a number of ways. In multi-paragraph essay form and with reference to the story, explain how the title relates to the story." I have evidence

  20. English

    What does a key scene do in a story? A.)ends the story B.)begins the story C.)provides background information for the story D.)changes how the story develops Is it D?

  21. ELA

    Which option describes a narrator?(1 point) the events of a story the person telling the story the main idea of a story the location of the story PLS help ASAP

  22. English

    Check my answer? Is the Doll's house by Katherine Mansfield considered a modern short story or a traditional short story? I think it is considered a modern short story because it uses dramatic irony, and and is concerned with character development and

  23. english

    Which element of a short story would be most important to a story about a mad scientist stealing a secret weapon?

  24. History

    How does the story of the pandavas in the mahabharata relate to aryan history? the story provides a sense of the battles between rival aryan tribes the story shows us the aryan concept of the ideal king the story reveals that the aryans believed that duty

  25. english 3 gothic elements

    how would the omission of a woman in distress impact a gothlic short story like Young Goodman Brown. like say Faith was the woman in distress how would the story change if the writer didn't include her in the gothic short story.

  26. english

    Which statement best describes the significance of the setting in James Joyce’s short story “Eveline”? A. The story offers a defense of Irish nationalism in the face of British persecution.* B. The story depicts World War I’s destabilization of

  27. year 8 art

    ive got the flu and i have loads of homework to do and i am strugging with this one for my art homework i have got 4 pictures of paintings. 1/Michaelangelo, creation of Adam, 2/ Botticelli, Birth of Venus , 3/ Mona Lisa , 4/ George and the Dragon. I need

  28. computers

    1. It is important to include voice and point of view in writing because (1 point) A. It helps the reader understand the characters feelings and emotions B. It adds more words to the story C. It makes the information stand out D. It makes the story more

  29. english help please!!

    Which of the following is not a common characteristic of a novel? It has fewer characters and events than a short story. It has more characters and events than a short story. It has more pages and words than a short story. It has subplots whereas a short

  30. Lang.Arts

    The story is "The Fire Pond" 3. How does the setting of the story change as the story develops? A.It starts as a source of conflict but is accepted in the end. B.It starts as important to the characters but is not in the end. C.It starts empty but becomes

  31. language arts

    1. What is pacing? a- the use of dialogue to move the plot forward b- the speed at which a story moves c- the perspective of the narrator d- the details that bring a story to life 2. What is description? a- words spoken by characters b- the most important

  32. English

    In my class we were reading a short story call The Pedestrian by ray bradbury and my teacher ask me a bunch of questions like for example What is the theme of the story but i don't get the question ? i didn't understand the story neither

  33. English

    Describe their character traits and how they affected the plot of the story. Do you think these female characters were more, less, or equally as important to the story as the male protagonist? Use specific details from the text to support your response and

  34. Lang. Arts

    In “Cream Puff,” Jen is a dynamic character because she A.shows her active personality in the story. B.is the main character of the story. C.stays the same during the course of the story. D.changes during the course of the story. If you know the story?

  35. english

    Does anyone know a quick short really good summary of the story of Macbeth? Its for my theatre programme I'm doing. I also do a short bit about all 5 acts and the descriptions I've looked at on the internet are too long. Does anyone know a short quick way

  36. English

    Based on what you know of the events of the story “The Cask of Amontillado,” Fortunato’s name in this story is an example of what literary element? A. irony B. characterization C. foreshadowing D. suspense A?

  37. English - the tell tale heart

    Could you please find answers to these questions? 1 what bothers the narrator about the old man? 2 how does the narrator kill his victim? 3 where does the narrator hide the corpse? 4 as the narrator talks to the police, what does he think he hears? 5 the

  38. english

    How does the decription of a setting of a short story reflect or relate to the different conflicts occuring in the story? Can you give some examples, if you can. pls help

  39. English 3

    A fictional event ... Am I supposed to write about a real story that has happened in MY life ? Or make up a story ? Write a short story that tells about a fictional event in which a central conflict is - or is not.

  40. LA

    At the end of her aunt's story in “The Story-Teller," the older girl asks whether the girl in the story would have been rescued even if she had not been good. What does she seem to think is the theme of her aunt's story? What detail in the aunt's story

  41. T.V Prod

    Anyone know where i can find a short story(treatment). Like a one page movie story about anything Are you looking for a short story? If so -- this is one of my favorites, "The Most Dangerous Game," by Richard Connell.

  42. English

    retell the story of the Viet Dinh's family experience by turning their story into a poem. the story is An American Story it is a short story by Anthony Lewis it is 3 pages long

  43. english

    Write a short story about a main character who undergoes a change or learns something. If you feel your creativity is lacking, remember writing about what you know, your own personally experiences or those of your friends and family are easy to turn into

  44. English - Thesis Statement on Life of Pi

    a) how is life of pi a story within a story within story? ( i know the first part a story within a story, but the other within the story, i am confused) b) i am going to write an essay about story telling on Life of Pi by Yann Martel and so far have ideas

  45. Literature - link to story pls help!??

    hi, sorry not a question but i am in a bad position. i have to send in stuff about this story before tomorrow but i have misplaced my book. Its called "the Destructors" i don't know by who. It's for literature and it's probably a short story or something.

  46. Lit

    I have to write a short story based on the themes Shakespeare explored in Macbeth. I have what I want to write about but I need help turning it into a short story. I don't need any links about short stories please, I know how to look up how to write short

  47. reading

    1. Which of the following examples of dialogue shows the correct punctuation? (1 point) Madison said, "we should all go to the hardware store". Madison said, "We should all go to the hardware store." Madison said "We should all go to the hardware store."

  48. English

    I'm writing an essay involving analysis of a short story. I need to put in-text citations after quotes, etc. The short story was read online so there is no page number, etc. How do I cite this-I'm really confused. I looked in Purdue Online Writing Lab but

  49. English

    "The Lottery" (1948) by Shirley Jackson ** this website won't allow for links; therefore, I couldn't put the link of this story** (the short story is online for reference) The question that needs to be answered is: EXPLAIN the source of horror in

  50. english

    anguage that is important to the story and exact dialogue that is important to the message or tone makes: sharing the book difficult for the teacher. for a poor choice to share with young children. a story better when acted out with puppets instead of

  51. Childrens Literature

    language that is important to the story and exact dialogue that is important to the message or tone makes: A. sharing the book difficult for the teacher. B. for poor choice to share with young children. C. A story better when acted out with puppets instead

  52. short story

    I apologize I meant to say short story not essay! Its suppose to be a short story that is descriptive, it has subtext, twist, and dialogue

  53. english

    was given an assignment to write a paragraph essay about the short story"'the sniper''. And Ialready started and i want you to check my work if am on the right track.I started by writing my general statement. iNTHE SHORT STORY ''tHE SNIPER'' the author

  54. english

    was given an assignment to write a paragraph essay about the short story"'the sniper''. And Ialready started and i want you to check my work if am on the right track.I started by writing my general statement. iNTHE SHORT STORY ''tHE SNIPER'' the author

  55. Literature

    Can I start my evaluative essay out like this? A good short story must have a believable plot, a strong climax, a well developed story line, an attention grabbing beginning, a good use of vocabulary, and interesting characters. In my opinion, the short

  56. english

    Choose an essay or a short story to read. Then answer the following questions in the space provided. 10.What is the title of the story essay? 11.Who wrote it? 12.Whom is the story about? (Identify the main characters [or, if an essay, the subject

  57. English

    Hi! I'm writing an analysis for a short story and I just don't really understand how to explain the structure of a short story, how should I go about doing this?

  58. Reading

    Could you explain what personal reflection on the story mean? Thank You! This question asks you how you related to and felt about the story. You might consider the following questions: How would you have reacted to the situations mentioned in the story?

  59. Literature

    I have to write a book review on a captivity story that I've read. The instructions are: 'Choose a captivity story you know or have read, and share your findings about it in the form of a book review. Summarize the reason for the captivity, the main events

  60. Literature

    'What signifigance did the title have in the short story Marigolds?' This is my answer: The title of the short story, Marigolds, was significent because the children in the story threw stones at Ms.Lottie's marigolds for no reason; they were the only

  61. english

    i need help please. What does Thomas F. Walsh, Jr's thesis propose about "Young Goodman Brown"? -because young goodman brown is a fictional short story it does not reflect any truth about life? -goodman brown enters the forest doubting the goodness of

  62. "One Ordinary Day With Peanuts" by Shirley Jackson

    This question regards the short-story "One Ordinary Day by Shirley Jackson. 1. At which aspects of modern life does this story poke fun? A: This story pokes fun at our tendency to classify people –especially as good or bad?

  63. English

    Check to see if I am answering this right? I had to pick a story and explain how it meets the requirements of a modern short story. I chose the story Araby by James Joyce. I said it has dramatic irony in it, because the reader is certain that the narrator

  64. Writing

    Conflict? That’s the word defines me. Why? I’m always having and issue with someone and it leads to fussing back and forth at each other. In the story, “Interlopers” by Saki and in a conflict I had with my sister we had a lot of similarities and

  65. ELA

    Can someone check my answer? Which option best explains why narrative writers use transitions? to create a clear flow of ideas in a story** to highlight important parts of the story to explain the main idea of the story to make connections to other texts

  66. English - 12th grade

    Can anyone help me find a short story that parallels my life? I have project where i need to find a short story that is parallel to my life. The short story needs to be British, Scottish, Welsh or Irish. I've looked through countless of short stories but i

  67. Language Arts

    At the end of her aunt's story in "The Story-Teller" the older girl ask whether the girl in the story would have been rescued even if she had not been good. What does she seem to think the theme of her aunt's story? What detail in the aunt's story leads

  68. spanish

    Part 4—Listening Comprehension Directions: Listen to this short story called “What ought a man to do on earth?”—¿Qué debe hacer sobre la tierra un hombre? You will hear the story two times. After listening to the story, answer these questions.

  69. Creative writing

    I've read examples (and seen movie examples), but I'm still having trouble with the idea of writing a story within a story. Basically, a girl is writing a story about a boy, and he eventually LEARNS that he's being written about. So how do I write his

  70. english story

    we have to write a dramatically story about a man and a woman who met in their holidays. can somebody help?? Why don't you outline a story, then start writing? We will be able to critique your ideas. Note that the story could have an element or two of

  71. English

    What is a flashback? A.a hint within the main story about the events to come B.a moment with background information that becomes important at the end of the story C.a detail about a character’s past or the situation D.a scene that interrupts a main story

  72. english

    Help Understanding A journey to the center of the earth by: Jules Verne. 1.)What problems do each of the 3 characters face within themselves, and how do they end up resolving each of there problems? 2.)What are 4 of the most important occurences in the

  73. Literature

    I have to write an evaluative essay on the short story A Christmas Memory. In my opinion, it was a wonderful story which was fun to read. The character of Buddy and his cousin reveal much about human life and the complex world that we live in, by the

  74. Short Story Ideas

    I need short story ideas. I have to write a short story for my Creative Writing class, but every idea I've brainstormed has turned out awful. I wanted to write a tear-jerker or something emotional, but I am not certain anymore. Thus, I am open to

  75. Literature

    Can someone please help with this? I have to give an example of an internal foe that General Zaroff, from the short story The Most Dangerous Game and Nat Hocken, from the short story The Birds face and how they resolved their conflict. I can think of

  76. Language arts

    What is the definition of setting? the location and time period of a story the problem that needs to be solved in a story the mood of a story>>> the beginning of a story Am I right

  77. language

    a synopsis of a novel focuses on a) the main points of the story b) the point of view of the story c) the setting of the story d) the primary conflict in the story

  78. English

    I am supposed to write a review of the short story "The Rocking Horse Winner." I am unsure how to make an opinion of the short story without making it sound like a summary. I would like to express that I think it is wonderfully written to depict the

  79. english

    I am trying to figure out details as to when groom service (short story) has taken place any help with examples would be great or even a lead? Ive read the story numerous times and I know it was before th 1940s but I cant figure out further.. I have found

  80. books(short story)

    Short Story: Standard of Living Author: Dorothy Parker Question: Explain what comment Dorothy Parker is making on the standards by which people judge their own lives and those of others? What aspect of this story is considered escape fiction, support

  81. reading

    Does anyone know of a good short story that has to due with confidence or dedication? If so do you know the website where i can read the story? Thanks

  82. english

    what makes the short story lamb to the slaughter a good story? could you please help me describe this in more detail

  83. ENGLISH

    What are the PROS and CONS in the story of The Boston Photographs by Ephron short story??

  84. reading

    Has anybody read the short story "The Trailer Murder Story"? If so, what year did it take place?

  85. English12

    In the short story defender of the faith by philip roth,what is the theme of the story?Justify 150 words

  86. language arts

    At the end of her aunt's story in “The Story-Teller," the older girl asks whether the girl in the story would have been rescued even if she had not been good. what does she seem to think is the theme of her aunts story? what detail in the aunt's story

  87. la

    At the end of her aunt's story in “The Story-Teller," the older girl asks whether the girl in the story would have been rescued even if she had not been good. what does she seem to think is the theme of her aunts story? what detail in the aunt's story

  88. Literature

    I have to write a book review on a captivity story that I've read. The instructions are: 'Choose a captivity story you know or have read, and share your findings about it in the form of a book review. Summarize the reason for the captivity, the main events

  89. One Ordinary Day by Shirley Jackson--Please, help!

    Please, help me! This question regards the short-story "One Ordinary Day by Shirley Jackson. 1. At which aspects of modern life does this story poke fun?

  90. English

    I am currently reading Jack London's short story "To Build a Fire." On my study guide, I was asked "What is the one important element beside matches that the man needs to build a fire?" I would say oxygen, but I don't think this is it, because the book

  91. English (Urgent)

    In John Cheever's story reunion, what do the restaurants symbolize. Why does Charlie call hi father daddy at the end of the story? Examine the first and last sentences of the story. What is common and why? How do you interpret the ending of the story? Does

  92. englsi

    My english is very very bad ,please helpm me to fix this paragraph. To catch the king interest, every night she must come up with unique and fresh idea. Mercy and Wisdom is very important elements in her stories and how different characters of the stories

  93. Adv. English 9

    If someone could help me answer any one of these that would be great. :) 1.Name and explain the information provided in the exposition of the story. Then, name the point at which the climax takes place and explain why it is the climax. Finally, tell what

  94. english

    I am reading a book called Journey Home by Yoshiko Uchida but I don't what the climax to the story is. Thank You I have not read this book, but I've read a few of the short reviews at amazon.com. Given the topic of the story and its historical nature (even

  95. humanities

    A brief story about a community that functions the way epics did in ancient cultures How does this story so? and what important things does it serve to ? explain?

  96. Preschool

    Can you help me to choose the best answer to fill in the blank to this question? Goonight Owl is a good __________ because the children can make the animal sounds while the teacher tells the story. 1. acting story 2. fable 3. story song 4. participation

  97. college writing

    ok. so i found out that there is also an artistic scholarship program in the private college that i applied to. ONe of the helpers told me that if I send in a written portfolio, one of my best works, to the counselor, then they will decide if I can qualify

  98. English

    At the end of her aunt's story in The Story-Teller," the older girl asks whether the girl in the story would have been rescued even if she had not been good. What does she seem to think is the theme of her aunt's story? What detail in the aunt's story

  99. English

    By The Waters of Babylon-- this short story is supposed to represent New York, right? What's the sweet food in jars? Is everything symbolic or more literal? (This isn't a homework question, I'm just confused on the story.)

  100. ELA

    The characterization of the children is an important part of “The Story­Teller.” Which of the following quotes from the story offers the best evidence for the character of Cyril being mischievous?

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