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Static: Plot Summary
Static: Detailed Summary & Analysis
Static: Theme Wheel
Brief Biography of Cate Kennedy
Historical Context of Static
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- Full Title: Static
- Where Written: Australia
- When Published: 2012 in Like a House on Fire
- Literary Period: Contemporary
- Genre: Short Story
- Setting: Australia
- Climax: Anthony looks into the kitchen window at Marie and realizes that he can never bring himself to have a child with her.
- Antagonist: Marie; Anthony’s Mother
- Point of View: Third Person
Extra Credit for Static
On the Job. Cate Kennedy once worked for the Australian Customs Service, which inspired her short story “Habit,” about a protagonist who devises a scheme to smuggle cocaine into the country.