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2. Describe the physical setting of the story. Which words or descriptions contribute to the emotional setting or mood? What is the mood that results from the author’s use of description?
3. What is the theme? How do the final lines of the story influence the meaning or theme of the story?
4. What techniques does the author use to create suspense throughout the story?
5. Do you think the techniques you identified in question four were effective? Did they create suspense for you? In your opinion, what technique could be used more effectively?
6. What techniques does the author use to create a surprise ending?
7. Were you surprised by the twist? If so, why? If not, what should the author have done to make the ending more surprising and effective?
8. What was your experience in reading this story? Did it evoke fear or physically have an effect on you? Why or why not?