Literary Techniques and Their Connection to Conflict in Literature
Read the required materials and review the handout Plot, Theme, and Conflict. All stories have a theme that forms the plot. Also, literary elements and techniques contribute to creating and highlighting the theme. In this discussion you will
Choose a story from the textbook.
Describe the core conflict represented in the story.
Describe the theme of the story.
Select three literary elements/techniques in the story and describe them.
Explain how the elements/techniques illustrate the theme and conflict expressed in the story.
As you consider these questions and begin answering them, incorporate readings found in Chapters 4-7 to help illustrate the points you make.