Literary Techniques Covered in our Short Story Study

Below is a list of the literary techniques we have learned in each of our short story studies.  Each student is expected to be able to define and identify examples of these techniques. In addition, each student should be able to explain how each technique can be used by an author to create a story's theme or other literary effect.
The Sniper: antagonist, characterization (dialogue, action, thoughts, physical description, reactions of other characters), climax (dramatic, technical), diction, external conflict, internal conflict, irony (situational, dramatic, verbal), mood, protagonist, setting, symbol, theme
Marigolds: characterization (various of the five techniques), external conflict, flashback, internal conflict, irony, setting, symbol, theme
The Cask of Amontillado: irony, imagery, foreshadowing, mood, narrator/point of view (1st person, 2nd person, 3rd person limited, 3rd person omniscient), setting, sources of literature, suspense, tone
Our Scary Stories: action, climax, dialogue, diction, falling action, imagery, introduction, mood, resolution, rising action, setting, theme, tone
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty: characterization, conflict, humor, irony, plot (introduction/exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution/conclusion/denouement) stereotype, theme, verisimilitude
Through the Tunnel: characterization (various of the five types), climax, diction, external conflict, imagery, internal conflict, irony, mood, resolution, rising action, setting, suspense, symbol, theme
To Build a Fire: characterization (various of the five types), connotation, dramatic climax, external conflict, foil, foreshadowing, imagery, internal conflict, mood, personification, setting, situational irony, symbolism, suspense, theme
The Most Dangerous Game: antagonist, characterization (various of the five types), description, dramatic climax, dramatic irony, external conflict, foreshadowing, irony, mood, point of view, protagonist, setting, stereotype, suspense, theme
The Necklace: characterization (various of the five types, esp. reaction of others), climax, details, drama, hero, internal conflict, plot, resolution, setting, situational irony, stereotype, 3rd person narrator, symbol, theme
The Scarlet Ibis: characterization (various of the five types), cause and effect, compare/contrast, external conflict, dramatic climax, dramatic irony, flashback, foreshadowing, hero, internal conflict, protagonist, setting, suspense, symbol, technical climax, theme