A life lesson the author is attempting to teach us in a work of fiction.
1.Actively Read the text – write your thoughts.
2.Fill out the Plot Structure Diagram
3.Ask yourself: What is the problem the protagonist overcame?
4.Ask yourself: What is the lesson the protagonist learned?
5.Reword #4 so that it can apply to anyone.
Complete a plot structure diagram for the short story, The Necklace by Guy de Maupassant. Test Friday on how to determine the theme of a story!