How to analyse a story (an extract)
The title of the story
The story is written by…(some words about the athor)
The story is humorous/tragic/lyrical/amusing/satirical/ironical etc.
The main idea is…
The action takes place nowadays/during the war/in ancient times etc.
The main characters are…
Give characteristic, some adjectives, main qualities, prove by facts
Theme, problems, ideas
The story deals with human relations/ unemployment/racial discrimination/social injustice/children’s behavior
I think that the author sympathizes with…
I am sure that the author takes the side of…
I have no doubt that the author condemns/criticizes/leaves it for the reader to judge
I enjoyed/disliked the story
In my opinion/I think it is worth reading