Questions to Consider:
- Look at how the story ends. Is it fixed (gives a sense of completeness) or open (provides a space for the reader to rethink the storyline and/or how characters exercise power)?
Genre (learn more about genres)
- What genres are reflected in the text?
- In what ways do the genres shape how the story gets told and the expectations of the reader?
- In what ways do these genres or ways of telling stories shape the reader’s engagement with the text?