Group Project: Literary Elements

Group Project: Literary Elements
Literature and Ourselves
While this is a group project,
each member receives an individual grade for his/her contribution!
With your group, pick a short story:
-- “A Domestic Dilemma” by Carson McCullers (pages 64-71)
-- “A Christmas Memory” by Truman Capote (pages 97-106)
-- “Because My Father Always Said He Was the Only Indian Who Saw Jimi
Hendrix Play ‘The Star-Spangled Banner’ at Woodstock” by Sherman
Alexie (pages 121-127)
-- “The Yellow Wallpaper” by Charlotte Perkins Gilman (pages 274-287)
-- “A Rose for Emily” by William Faulkner (pages 480-487)
-- “Harrison Bergeron” by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. (pages 723-729)
-- “Everyday Use” by Alice Walker (pages 913-920)
-- “Raymond’s Run” by Toni Cade Bambara (pages 994-1000)
Then, analyze the Elements of Fiction in the selected short story:
-- Point of View: pages 9-10
-- Setting: page 10
-- Style: pages 10-11
-- Character: page 11
-- Plot: pages 11-12
-- Theme: page 12
-- Checklist of Literary Elements: pages 12-13
Create a PowerPoint Presentation… laptops will be available in class.
Present! Presentations can be lecture, discussion, or whatever combination your group
deems appropriate. Presentations should last 15 minutes!