Explain each of the following using ACE (Answer, cite, explain):
1. What information does the reader learn in the exposition of the story? 2. What events take place in the rising action? 3. At what point in the story does the reader reach the climax? How do you know this? 4. What does the ring symbolize to Lise? 5. What major theme do you think the author is trying to convey?
Write an essay where you explain how the author uses foreshadowing to make this story more suspenseful. Be sure to cite evidence from all three parts of the text. Then explain how the story includes situational irony and whether or not you believe the author does this effectively.
Your essay should have an introduction, body, and conclusion as well as relevant textual examples.