Short Story Unit

Study Guide
Short Answer: Read the short story, The Monkey’s Paw, then answer each question below with at least a sentence. You CAN write on your story! 1. What is the SETTING of this story (TIME and PLACE): 2. Who is the PROTAGONIST of the story? 3. Who is (or who are) the ANTAGONIST(s) of the story? 4. Are the characters in this story FLAT/STATIC or ROUND/DYNAMIC? How can you tell? 5. Do you believe there is any FORESHADOWING in this story? If so, write an example: 6. What GENRE do you think this story best describes this story? 7. Do you believe there is IRONY in this story? Explain: 8. What is the POINT OF VIEW of this story? 9. What MOOD does the author create? 10.HOW does the author create the mood? 11.What is the CONFLICT in the story?

12.What, do you think, is the THEME of the story?

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