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Exploring Short Stories Teacher's Resource Book Vol. 2


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Product Code: 978-1-921085-24-6

Exploring Short Stories provides 22 short stories for middle  to senior secondary students . The stories come from well known and highly regarded authors from around the world and represent a range of write styles and types of short story. The stories in each volume are grouped according to the feature of the short story genre they best represent.

Exploring Short Stories Teacher Resource Books  provide detailed information about features of the short story as a genre, an extensive commentary on each story with notes on the authors, the themes and features of the writing. For each story there are practical ideas for teachers, and copiable activities and exercises for students.


Contents Volume 2



  A. Some Narrative Techniques

  • ‘Intertextuality’
  • Fictional Autobiography’
  • Circularity’
  • ‘Unreliable Narrators’
  • ‘Indeterminacy’


 B. ‘Ideologies, Discourses  and the Positioning of the Reader’ by Ken Watson


 C. ‘Satire’ by Jackie Mussared and Peter Adams


 D. ‘Three Fables: Articulating the Themes’ by Peter Adams


 E. ‘Author Study: Sinclair Ross’ by Peter Adams