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Step One

Identify and Interpret various literary elements used in the short story.

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Step Two

Analyze the effects the elements have upon the reader

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Step Three

Analyze the emotions felt during the reading

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What specifically should you analyze in a short story?

Setting, characterization, plot and structure, narrator and point of view, conflict, climax, theme, style

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Direct characterization

Think adjectives

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Indirect characterization

Think verbs