I will provide “Salvation” and “Superman and Me” stories later.
1) In a few sentences walk us through some of the following narrative elements used by ONE of the two authors (Alexie or Hughes).
Can you identify the points of Freytag’s pyramid in the story?
What sensory details are used?
Is there a hook?
Is there a thesis?
Do we get introduced to the world before the conflict starts?
What is the conflict?
What is the message?
Is the story told in chronological order, or are there flashbacks and flash-forwards?
Did it hold your attention? Why or why not?
2) How the story you wrote about differs from the other story. (“Salvation” or “Superman”)