Attached is a graphic organizer to analyze and describe Guy De Maupassant's short story, "The Necklace" focusing on the following objectives:
-Students will analyze the text for figurative language and plot highlights.
Students will define plot terms and label sections of plot determining where sections “fit -in” with the plot of the short story.
This activity can be combined as part of a close reading activity (grade 9), or just to help students further analyze and understand the text determining where sections of the story belong with regards to plot, conflicts, and literary elements contained in the story. Students analyze the various examples of rich irony, vivid imagery, symbolism, and foreshadowing contained in "Cask of Amontillado."