LC English Lab

Mr Thomas — Lynden Christian High School English

The Grotesque

     First, read the definition and analysis of The Grotesque

     After reading it, read Paul’s Case.  This story uses two key literary elements to bring about its purpose: Regionalism and The Grotesque.  Read the story carefully and using Device 18 (CAPS), find the symbol/motif that makes the story work, and write a deductive response paragraph answering the prompt:

How does the author use literary devices to establish the tone of the work?

Hint: if you are given a reading the defines the groteque, you might consider writing about the grotesque.