Shortwrite 1--Post in Moodle above: format-"Responding to a Short Story" (37-38) review this as a model for shortwrites. Note checklist on pg 36-37. Make sure before uploading your shortwrite that you have considered the 5 bullet points listed in the Checklist: Writing a Response Paper on pg 36 in the crafting of your shortwrite.
Upload as a Word file in MLA format
1-2 pages typed (500 words)
Always bring printed copies of ALL posted responses to class
With the exception of "The Secret Lion" pick from ONE of the other (5) short stories listed in the schedule so far and respond to the following in narrative form:
Discuss SOME of the following elements as relevant to the story you have chosen:
What is the central theme of the story? How is it expressed in this work? What elements of the story develop the central theme? How do character plot setting point of view and symbols reinforce the central theme? How does the title of the story contribute to your understanding of the central theme