Addresses a fiction story with clear setting and character-driven plot events, fully analyzes how both setting and character(s) are crucial to plot of story, and provides specific examples and quotes for support.

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Assignment

Write an essay in which you analyze the role that setting and character play in driving the plot events in a fiction story from the readings. Poetry or nonfiction will not work for this assignment.  The essay should contain an introduction, body, and conclusion, be 1-2 pages in length, typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font, size 12. Please save your essay as a Word document and submit as an attachment to be graded.

• Choose a story with elements that are clearly or strongly related. For example, you might choose a story with a plot in which the setting is crucial.
• Briefly summarize the story, describing the setting(s) and the major characters.
• Analyze the ways in which setting is essential to the plot of the story. For example, in an adventure story the plot events might hinge on severe weather conditions, high altitude, or heavy snowfall.
• Analyze the ways in which the main characters are crucial to the arc of the story. For example, a reckless climber might take a risk that becomes an inciting event that drives the entire story’s action.
• In your conclusion, summarize how the author’s choices in creating and developing characters and establishing setting impact the sequence of events in the story.


Grading Rubric

CATEGORY 

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Purpose 

Addresses a fiction story with clear setting and character-driven plot events, fully analyzes how both setting and character(s) are crucial to plot of story, and provides specific examples and quotes for support.

Addresses a fiction story with clear setting and character-driven plot events, somewhat analyzes how both setting and character(s) are crucial to plot of story, and provides specific examples and quotes for support.

Addresses a fiction story with clear setting and character-driven plot events, does not fully analyze how both setting and character(s) are crucial to plot of story, and provides few examples and quotes for support.

Does not address a story with a clear setting and character-driven plot, does not fully analyze how both setting and character(s) are crucial to plot, and provides little to now examples or quotes for support.

Sequencing  (Organization)

Details are placed in a logical order and the way they are presented effectively keeps the interest of the reader.

Details are placed in a logical order, but the way in which they are presented/ introduced sometimes makes the writing less interesting.

Some details are not in a logical or expected order, and this distracts the reader.

Many details are not in a logical or expected order. There is little sense that the writing is organized.

Supporting Paragraphs

Supports reactions and evaluations with elaborated reasons and well-chosen examples.  Any outside sources used are cited correctly using APA format.

Supports reactions and evaluations with specific reasons and example. Any outside sources used are cited but not in APA format.

Supports some reactions and evaluations with reasons and examples. Outside sources are used but not cited.

Offers little support for reactions and evaluations. Any sources not cited.

Conclusion  (Organization)

The conclusion is strong and leaves the reader with a feeling that they understand the writer’s focus. Conclusion very effectively reaffirms the focus of the response.

The conclusion is recognizable and ties up almost all the loose ends. Conclusion recalls the focus of the response.

The conclusion is recognizable, but does not tie up several loose ends. Conclusion may not echo the focus of the response.

There is no clear conclusion, the paper just ends. No conclusion is given.

Grammar & Spelling (Conventions)

Writer makes no errors in grammar or spelling that distracts the reader from the content.

Writer makes 1-2 errors in grammar or spelling that distract the reader from the content.

Writer makes 3-4 errors in grammar or spelling that distract the reader from the content. 

Writer makes more than 4 errors in grammar or spelling that distracts the reader from the content.

 Stories to choose are in uploaded file..

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