High-concept narrative in Gone 3: Ramping up

Lesson
High-concept narrative in Gone 3: Ramping up
8 pages
Purpose
Expand scale to reveal more of a high-concept world and increase tension.
Description
This lesson continues examining the structure of the first chapter of Gone. How does the author increase the scale of the story's event by introducing a crowd reaction, and use this introduction to ramp up the tension? We rewrite the passage looking at each of these details, and end with a portfolio rewrite.
Lesson type
Detailed practice
Genre / Topic
Action, Adventure, Dystopia