Draft a paragraph (of 200-400 words) response to this question about Nadine Gordimer’s short story, “The Ultimate Safari”:

If, as Degas claims, art is not what you see, but what you make others see, what does this short story make you see?  In other words, specifically what does it make you think and/or feel?

As you consider this question, weave into your thinking each of these four elements of fiction: plot (conflict), characters, setting (place and time), teller’s position (narrator).

Have your draft ready for review at the start of Friday’s class.  If you need to refer to the story, use this online copy.

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