Literary Elements
Literary Elements

1.  Characters: a person, an animal, or another kind of being in a story.  A character's traits can be inferred by their feelings, thoughts, words, and actions.

2.  Setting
*Place - Where the story takes place.
*Time - When the story takes place.

3.  Plot: the actions or events in a story.

4.  Theme: the main idea or most important idea of a written selection.