Theme and Narrative Elements in the Short
In two to four double-spaced pages
(excluding title and reference page), demonstrate your understanding of literary
themes, using a short story from the readings in week one or two:
- Describe what the theme of the short story is, using Chapter 6
of the text as a reference.
- Identify at least two of the literary elements in the short
story that contribute to the theme (e.g., plot, point of view, tone, setting,
character, symbolism, etc.), providing an example of each element.
- Explain how the selected literary elements affect the narrative
Your paper should be organized around a
thesis statement that focuses on how the literary elements contribute to the
larger narrative theme. All sources must be properly cited. The paper must
include a separate title and reference page, and be formatted to APA (6th
The paper must be two to four pages in length (excluding
the title and reference page), and formatted according to APA style. You must
use at least two scholarly resources (at least one of which can be found in the
Ashford Online Library) other than the textbook to support your claims and
subclaims. Cite your resources in text and on the reference page. For
information regarding APA samples and tutorials, visit the Ashford Writing
Center, within the Learning Resources tab on the left navigation
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