Creative Writing El-Hai

Creative Writing El-Hai - Jordan Lofgren ENGW 1101 Intro to...

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Jordan Lofgren ENGW 1101 Intro to Creative Writing TA: Patrick Hueller Jack El-Hai Response Paper Jack El-Hai shared numerous pieces of advice during his lecture. One of the ones that he stressed the most was the usage of arrangement in his pieces. He said “the artistry of creative nonfiction is in the voice and the arrangement.” According to El-Hai, skilled nonfiction writers are able to take the facts of the story and arrange them in a way that will captivate the audience as if they are reading a fiction piece. Also, the subject matter isn’t completely important as long as you know how to arrange the facts so that the audience is intrigued. The overall goal of arranging a non-fiction piece, or any piece of writing for that matter, is to find a way that will get the best emotion from the audience. El-Hai made it very clear that the arrangements of his pieces are very essential to the overall quality of his work. Another interesting topic from El-Hai’s lecture was how he categorized nonfiction
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