Copy Of Template Short Story Essay Ou

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Objective: Write an essay analyzing either “Sonata for Harp and Bicycle” or “Cask of
Amontillado” be answer one of the following questions: Write a critique about the ending of “Sonata for Harp and Bicycle.” Explain whether or not the ending was good. Your introduction should discuss what makes for a good ending to a story, and then your thesis will state whether or not “Sonata” had a good or bad ending. The body paragraphs will support the thesis using specific evidence from the story. Wrap up your essay with a brief conclusion that sums up your critique of the story's ending and mention why its important to have good endings in a story. ­OR­ Write a critique that evaluates the suspense in “Cask of Amontillado” explaining whether or not the story was successfully suspenseful. Your introduction should discuss the qualities of good suspense, and then your thesis statement will state whether or not “Cask” was a suspenseful story. The body paragraphs will support the thesis by using specific evidence from the story.
Wrap up your essay with a brief conclusion that sums up your critique of the story’s suspense and mention why it is important to have suspense in a story. Complete the outline below. Intro: Opening statement about story endings or suspense: ______________________________________________________________________________ Qualities of good endings or suspense: 1.____________________________________________________________________________ 2.____________________________________________________________________________ 3.____________________________________________________________________________ Thesis statement:
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Body Para 1:

First example why ending or suspense is good or bad (choose only ONE) This example should mirror the first example used in your intro.
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Explain how/why this is a good/bad example.
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Second example (if there is one) This example should mirror the first example used in your intro. ______________________________________________________________________________ Explain how/why this is a good/bad example.
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Concluding sentence about this paragraph:
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Body Paragraph 2 Example why ending or suspense is good or bad (choose only ONE) This example should mirror the second example used in your intro.
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Explain how/why this is a good/bad example.
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Second example (if there is one) This example…