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Here are two examples for your consideration.
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Answer these questions: How clearly does my problem/solution connect all five of my sources? Why do I think at least three of these sources are scholarly? (Pages 459-460 provide help for determining if a source is scholarly.) How closely do … Continue reading
In a small group, identify three sentences from the story that exemplify more than one technique. Quote the sentence. Answer the question “What two techniques does this single sentence use?” for each of the three sentences. Your answer should take … Continue reading
Review pages 54 and 55 of Oliver’s A Poetry Handbook. Then, break the paragraph below into lines. Every line should be enjambed, with the exception of the last. Mend the coat before you go out. Once we stood beside the … Continue reading
Here are a few poems for us to talk about.
How much do you need to plan a short story before you begin writing it? Consider Donald Barthelme’s essay “Not-knowing.”