Statement of Inquiry:
Short story authors use key elements to reveal themes and ideas about the human condition.
- What are the elements of short story writing?
- What are the parts of a story's plot?
- What can we express through a short story?
- How do authors use language to develop plot, setting, character, point-of-view and themes?
- Is writing a short story more or less difficult than writing a novel?
- Are short stories more suitable and accessible than novels, for today's online world?