Project 3: Ways of saying and seeing

Close Reading A close reading is the analysis of a poem or an extract of prose in fine detail. Each reader's close reading is unique; it's about your response to the text as a reader more than the writer's intentions in the writing. So there are no right or wrong answers. (CAT p. 92) Exercise… Continue reading Project 3: Ways of saying and seeing

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Project 3: Ways of saying and seeing

A Rough Guide to Poetic Devices For Aristotle, expression (or diction) is the fourth element essential to good storytelling. Poetic devices are found in all kinds of text, creative writing or literature, but perhaps they are more concentrated in poetry. Exercise 2a - Definitions and examples of poetic devices in poetry I consulted online poetry… Continue reading Project 3: Ways of saying and seeing

Project 3: Ways of saying and seeing

Notes from course material (p.81-2) Poetry Comes from the Greek word for "making" Is a literary art using aesthetic and rhythmic qualities of language to evoke literal and figurative meaning(s) Can be very challenging; few of us engage with it outside of an academic context In fact, poetry and prose have a lot in common:… Continue reading Project 3: Ways of saying and seeing