Intro to creative writing
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Intro to creative writing
English Intro Creative Writing
Point of View: First
written as if you are the narrator.
: I went........
Point of View: Second
written as if the reader is telling about you.
: You did........
Point of View: third
written as if the writer was not involved.
: He went to........
Point of View: third Omniscient
a god-like narrator who knows everything and can share it all with the reader
Point of View: third limited
a god-like narrator who knows everything about one or two characters and can share it all with the reader
Point of View: third Objective
narration as if the narrator only knows what is visible to them
the amount of space between the reader/author and the characters
point of view the author takes
story line of a short story.
: rising action, climax,falling action, resolution
to understand a narrative or its significance
A leap into the past within a literay piece of work
the character's talk
the spoken words quoted
the words related in third person.
: She said"......"
reported at a distance
Ex:she claimed to have hated taking the kids to the park.
a series of events arranged so as to reveal their significance usally involving a conflict, crisis, and resolution.
a series of events arranged so as to reveal their significance.
show versus tell
describe the feeling besides tell what the narrator is seeing
A fictional person
a character that are defined by a single idea
same as a flat character
narrator (narrative voice)
the one who tells the story
the recognizable style style of a particular writer or character, composed of syntax, vocabulary, attitude and tone.
the place and period in which a story or drama takes place
way of treating time in a fiction. covers a long period of time in a few sentences.
a way of treating time in a fiction. scence is an in-depth description of an event durring a short spann of time.
information hidden between the lines of text
repeated consonants, likely ones with stressed syllables
repeated vowel sounds
a combination of vocabulary, the words chosen, and syntax, the order in which they are used
verse that lacks a regular meter or rhyme scheme
verse written in a predeterminen pattern of rhyme and rhythm.
slant rhyme (off-rhyme/near-rhyme/half rhyme)
a series of words after which there is a typographical break.
A pause in poetry within the line (often indicated with comma or period)
The opposite of end-stopped; the phrase and the meaning are carried on to the next line or staza
The phrase, clause, or sentence punctuation occurs at the end of the poetic line
the most direct or specific meaning of a word
the complex of meanings and ideas that come to be associated with a word.
: "rose" suggest more than the flower but beauty, fragrance or other things.
a figure of speech in which one word or phrase is used as a substitute for another with which it is associated.
: the pen is mightier than the sword.
use of wording to give inanimate objects life
The comparison of one term with another such that a tension is created between what is alike and what is unlike between the two
assumes or states the comparison without acknowledging that it is a comparison
: my electric muscles shock the crowd.
type of metaphor that acknowledges the comparison thru words like
a figure of speech that combines or juxtaposes two contradictory words.
Fact versus truth
creative Non-fiction (literary non-fiction)
The essay enlivened through attention to stylistic and dramatic devices, personal voice, and a search for range and resonance.