Analyzing the British Short Story: Techniques & Examples

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A short story is a piece of _____ that is shorter than a novel.

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1. How can a writer create an informal tone?

2. A literary novel with fancy words has _____ tone.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet will assess your comprehension of the short story. There are study points in the lesson which you will need to understand, such as how a short story compares to a novel and the type of tone in which a short story might be comprised.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to:

  • Know the term for a conversation between characters
  • Identify what is the time and place of a story
  • Define the tone of a fancy novel

Skills Practiced

Here are a few of the skills that you can practice with these assessments:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on analyzing the British short story
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about tone in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding time and place and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Want to know more about the short story? Read this lesson entitled Analyzing the British Short Story: Techniques & Examples. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define short story
  • Understand tone and compare the tone of two excerpts
  • Recognize different literary devices used in this medium
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