The Heavens Declare

Unreliable Narrator-a literary device where the person telling the story cannot be trusted-either because of ignorance or self-interest. Their information is often filled with bias and /or lies. Works with these type of narrators include Wuthering Heights and Gulliver. WritingFix.com is a great website to discover interactive writing prompts and lessons for the young at […]

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Passion in Point of View

Pathos-identifying with someone's values, beliefs, understandings. In writing an author may use vivid language with numerous sensory details to persuade the audience to see his or her point of view. Faithwriters is a fantastic website to visit. While there you can read many wonderful articles, short stories,poems, songs and essays. If you're interested you can critique others or have your […]

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Simply Sensational Sentence Style

In the last post I gave a summary of the four basic sentence structures-simple, compound, complex, and compound-complex. In this post I’d like to discuss the first of seven sentence styles which are:-segregated(simple), freight-train(running), cumulative, balanced, parallel, subordinate. and the fragment. The segregated or simple sentence is made up of one independent clause. Simple sentences can be […]

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