“The Writer in the Family” (E.L. Doctorow)
Elements of Fiction Review Questions:
1.) What is the conflict in this story?
2.) What type of conflict is this (person vs. person/person vs. environment/person vs.
3.) Who is the protagonist in this story? Describe this person:
4.) Who is the antagonist in this story? Describe this person:
5.) Describe one of the “round characters” in the story in a few sentences.
6.) What is the theme of this story?
7.) Describe the setting of the story.
8.) What point of view is the story told from? How can you tell?