- Write a sentence that articulates the theme of the story.
- Brainstorm the elements of the plot and narrative structure.
- Choose at least three parts of the story structure that demonstrate the theme.
- Write a topic sentence for your paragraph. It should have this sort of structure:
- the literary element x of story y demonstrates theme z
- Develop your paragraph about the story’s plot and narrative structure. Use quotations from the story to support your points.