Expanding the Arc

From Analysis to Argument

Short Story Dossier

Title: ___________________________________________________________________

Author: __________________________________________________________________

Setting:

 Place: ________________________________________________________________

 Time: _________________________________________________________________

 Locale(s): ______________________________________________________________

 Season: _______________________________________________________________

Characters:

 Protagonist: ____________________________________________________________

 Antagonist: _____________________________________________________________

 Others: ________________________________________________________________

Plot:

 Type (Tragedy, Comedy. Realistic):______________________________________________

 Complications: ___________________________________________________________

 Conflict(s): ______________________________________________________________

                  ______________________________________________________________

Symbols:

 Objects: ______________________________________________________________

 Referents: _____________________________________________________________

Imagery: ________________________________________________________________

Atmosphere and Mood: ______________________________________________________

Theme: _________________________________________________________________

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Words and Allusions: ________________________________________________________

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