# 33 Author's Craft- Narrative Elements Settings
In words of narrative (especially fictional) the literacy element setting includes the historical moments in time and location in which a story takes place, and helps initiate the main mood for a story. In works of narrative, the literacy element in time and geographic location in which a story takes place and helps create the main backdrop for a story. The setting is the place and conditions in which something happens or conditions or exists, the time, the place, in which the action of a book, movie, etc. take place.
Author's Craft - Narrative Elements-Setting The setting is the environment in which a story. Setting can include specific information about time and place. usage and a list of setting examples in literature. Setting is an environment or surrounding in which an event or story takes place. Setting, an animated reading and writing movie for kindergarten students, teaches about past, present, and future story settings and moods.
How to Describe the Setting in a story. Setting is one of the three main parts of a story, along with character and plot. Broadly defined, setting is the location of the plot, including the location, region, geography, climate, neighborhood, buildings and interiors. Setting, along with pacing, also suggests passage of time. Places layered into every scene, built of elements such as weather, lighting, the season, and the hour.
The fundamental Elements of Setting
Locate, Time of year, Time of day, Elapsed time, Mood and atmosphere, Climate, Geography, Man-made geography, Eras of historical importance, Social,/political/cultural environment, Population, and Ancestral influences.
This excerpt comes from Between the Lines by Jessica Morrell, from which you can learn more about the craft of writing.