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Unit One: Short Stories: English 11/12 Cheat Sheet (DRAFT) by

Help to keep track of characters, themes, plot points, and vocabulary in selected short stories for students in English 11 or English 12 (American high school grade levels).

This is a draft cheat sheet. It is a work in progress and is not finished yet.

Unit One: Short Stories: English 11/12


"A Plague of Tics" by David Sedaris

Link to PDF of story: A Plague of Tics
Charac­ter­iza­tion: David Sedaris
Genre: Personal Essay or Memoir Anthology
Summary: David Sedaris retells moments in his childhood dealing with OCD.
Point of View: first person
Setting: The past in Sedaris' hometown