In during this please pay close
attention to what is in bold print. Please put number for question 1 and 2. Do
not put them together. Use your own
words, correct grammar, APA guidelines, and references.
the following short stories:
° Edgar Allen Poe “The Cask of Amontillado” p. 190
° Flannery O’Connor “A Good Man is Hard to Find” p. 224
° Alice Walker “Everyday Use” p.256
° Nathaniel Hawthorne “Young Goodman Brown” p. 320
For this assignment you will choose one short story, from the list you read for
this week, to analyze. This
assignment should be a minimum of 7 – 10
paragraphs or 2-3 double-spaced pages.
2. For this
assignment, please write an essay in
which you reflect upon the elements of
fiction in your chosen short story.
It can help to
begin analyzing a work of fiction by considering an engaging question. Pick
from among the many guiding questions in the textbook, and make notes in
response. Your answers to these questions will give direction to your paper,
and help you identify how the elements of fiction work together to create an
overall theme and a compelling reading experience.
In your essay, be sure to discuss at least three
elements of fiction. Create an
original title for your short story analysis that describes the uniqueness of
your particular piece