Chapter 2 Notes (2) - ENGL 1301 K. Sanders Chapter 2 Notes...

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ENGL 1301 K. Sanders Chapter 2 Notes Chapter 2 - Literary Writing All Literary works, no matter how different they may seem, have one think in common: the writer has deliberately arranged the words so that the effect produced in the reader or audience is one of pleasure. Literature like other art forms gives us pleasure and is repetitive. It is the arrangement of words in literary writing that appeals to our aesthetic sensibilities. Some nonfiction may be literary if its purpose is to entertain. For example: Humorous Essays General Characteristics of Literary Writing a. Theme and artistic unity are apparent; Aristotle in Poetics b. Tension is created (otherwise known as conflict) c. Verisimilitude is present (Verisimilitude - Literally, the appearance of truth. In literary criticism, the term refers to aspects of a work of literature that seem true to the reader.) d. Language that creates an aesthetic response is used. 1. Imagery
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Chapter 2 Notes (2) - ENGL 1301 K. Sanders Chapter 2 Notes...

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