Writing Project

Estimated Time: 45 minutes

One way to become a better writer is to read good writing.


This week read "Climbing the Golden Arches" by Marissa Nunez in The Norton Sampler: Short Essays for Composition on page 365.

Writing Project

  • The writing assignment for this book is to write an essay about the significance of the setting to a story.
  • Consider how the setting of The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind is significant to this story.
  • Learn how to analyze the setting by reading this article.

How to Analyze Setting in Literature

How to Analyze Setting in Literature. Setting is an important part of any story or poem because it explains where and when the events take place. The setting helps create the mood and set the tone for the literary piece. You can analyze the setting by examining the surrounding environment, background, historical place ...

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