How I Met My Husband Plot Analysis Question One • How is the plot structured? How is this particular arrangement effective? Question Two • How does the story generate suspense? What elements help to increase the suspense? Question Three • How do the minor characters like Loretta Bird and Mrs. Peebles help advance the plot? Why are they important? Question Four • Who is the antagonist? Why? • Connected: what is the conflict in this story? Are there multiple conflicts? Explain Question Five • Is the twist at the end effective? Why or why not? Writing Connection • Brainstorm a list of topics! Now create a theme for one of those topics!