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For workshopping 28Sep17

Secret Admirer:   Hair golden like honey, dripping over his eyes, Beautiful and haunting like a winter storm. A laugh like liquid fire in my veins, Stoking the furnace of my heart Breathing me back to life.   With his … Continue reading

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Finding sources

With the reading assignment in mind and in small groups, answer the following questions. Send me an email with your group’s answers and a list of group members. We’ll talk about what you found once you’ve sent the email. How … Continue reading

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English 412R

Respond in writing, in a note to yourself: If you are writing something for your portfolio that is in anyway fantastic, how might you apply what this chapter suggests? For example, what reasonable desire might you give an astonishing character? … Continue reading

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Reading as a writer

Using the story below and in a group of three, identify and quote examples of three different strategies or techniques for writing short fiction. As a group, send one email that includes your work and a list of group members. … Continue reading

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2010 final exam

This final exam is worth twenty-five points. Page 520 of your textbook includes characteristics of a good summary: Dramatically condenses information Tells readers the main point of the summarized text Tells readers other important points Presents few details May quote … Continue reading

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2010 final exam

This take home final exam is worth twenty-five points. Page 163 of our textbook lists steps toward writing a good summary: Describe the key claims of the text Select examples to illustrate the author’s argument Present the gist of the … Continue reading

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2250 final exam

This take-home final exam is worth twenty-five points. It is due by the end of the final exam period on May 2 from 9:00-10:50 am. The late paper policy as described by the syllabus applies to the final exam. Turn … Continue reading

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