|PART 1||Crisis and Conflict|
|Guy de Maupassant
Life can change in an instant.
|A C T I V I T Y|
With a partner, think of the types of conflicts that a person your age might encounter. Discuss what would be hard about each situation and generate a list of possible solutions. Which of these situations sound as though they would make a good story? Compare your story ideas with those of other groups.
||The Most Dangerous Game|
Ordinary hunting bored him.
||REAL WORLD LINK|
Games People Probably Shouldn't Play
A news magazine reports on a contemporary form of hunting human game.
||Where Have You Gone, Charming Billy?|
A young man gets his first taste of war.
I like a look of Agony
When are people most honest about their feelings?
The consequences of a youthful rage
Why won't the daughter live her mother's dreams?
||The Osage Orange Tree|
So much was left unsaid.
Storytelling Across Genres
||from The Perfect Storm|
One of the worst storms in history
|Henry W. Longfellow
||The Wreck of the Hesperus|
The warning signs were clear.