1.- Where and when does the story take place?
2.- Could you describe the characters?
3.- What is the story about? Does it have a plot?
4.- How would you describe the style in which the story is written?
5.- A “white elephant”, apart from its literal meaning, is an idiom which refers to something considered as a waste of money, something that requires much care but provides little profit, such as a very expensive train line or a very expensive and under-used cultural complex. By extension, it is something of little or no value. Why do you think the writer chose this title?
6.- Who do you think wrote this story? Why?