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EMAIL - pick a moment (IP) any of the readings- create a bit of narrative imitates that moment NARRATIVE - *content - creative/fictional - autobiography - family member/friend/someone you know/ voice of someone else you know—to be done in first person - *format - Present tense narrative—letters - Looking back on what had happened FORM - *specifics - Word choices "I go down to where trains are and I ask the man how much it cost to go to America. He laugh and say you can't ride train all the way to America." - Punctuation - Construction of sentences, how they are used for effect - *overall - *tone - Overall, how it makes the whole piece feel - Audience Word choices o "I go down to where trains are and I ask the man how much it cost to go to America. He laugh and say you can't ride train all the way to America." o Language, informality, conversation
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Unformatted text preview: o Human contrast, emphasis o Emotional, connection o Negative-repeated- audience to feel negatively o Abstract vs. concrete Punctuation o I know the day when America as a world entirely unlike Polotzk lodged in my brain, to become the centre of all my dreams and speculations. o Quotes- dialogue, specific quotes, ellipses . .. o Dash thoughtssplit but linked, shift o Run-on sentence- covers / short sentence Tone o My father was inspired by a vision. He saw something--he promised us something. It was this 'America.' And "America" became my dream." o Positive motif- America o Communal perspective-we-group perspective on paper o Audience-choice-role in text o To be written to someone o Styles- objective history-academic...
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2008 for the course MANY 000 taught by Professor Many during the Spring '08 term at Fitchburg.

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