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Setting

SETTING -- The time and location in which a story takes place is called the setting. For some stories the setting is very important, while for others it is not. There are several aspects of a story's setting to consider when examining how setting contributes to a story (some, or all, may be present in a story):


a) place - geographical location. Where is the action of the story taking place?
b) time - When is the story taking place? (historical period, time of day, year, etc)
c) weather conditions - Is it rainy, sunny, stormy, etc?
d) social conditions - What is the daily life of the character's like? Does the story contain local colour (writing that focuses on the speech, dress, mannerisms, customs, etc. of a particular place)?
e) mood or atmosphere - What feeling is created at the beginning of the story? Is it bright and cheerful or dark and frightening?

Scene
This is a section of the story that helps the plot through the Setting and events.

Story Title Chapter#______/Scene#______
Location/Setting:
Description:
Characters Present:
Scene Goal(s):
Starting Point:
End Point:
Events in this Scene: 1.
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What does this scene accomplish?


Where does this scene lead?


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