It gets run
It gets struck
over by a van
by a sedan
rammed by a
The resilience of the ShopRite bag
Is Matched by few,
Because it wil
FICTION, POETRY, ESSAYS AND MORE: FINDING YOUR FORM(S)
WRIT 015-09 (Writing and Culture Seminar)Georgetown UniversityFall 2014
Writing means (among other things) choosing: choosing ideas, choosing words, and choosing what form to
put them i
The Secret Dietician
A husband and wife are eating dinner in their kitchen. The meal consists of grilled chicken and
vegetables that the husband has just doused with butter.
Tom: This butter tastes weird.
Mary: Well I dont know why. It tastes fine to me
Stairway to Shame
My head feels so sore, I thought to myself. I opened my eyes and was surprised to find
myself in a hospital bed. I had no clue what had happened. Just as I was about to get up and see
whats going on, a beautiful nurse walked into the r
Conquering with Knowledge
The water of the ocean is constantly moving. Currents near the shore often switch
direction. Some days, the waves may come in diagonally from the right, and on others they may
come in from the left. This happens when the curren
Writing Style in Becky
Jean Toomers short story Becky is like a hard slap in face that draws the reader in so
he or she could be hit with empathy. The story highlights racial tensions and the resulting
injustices taking place in the Southern United Stat
Fiction vs Poetry
Fiction and poetry are like different types of boats. A speedboat and a barge will both sail
across water, and fiction and poetry both let writers communicate with readers. However,
speedboats and barges are not interchangeable. Either
Analysis of Owls (Prompt A)
Mary Olivers Owls, brings readers into the woods so they can see the terrifying and
blissful aspects of nature and develop an appreciation for their balance. It was no simple task on
Olivers part to do this. She uses first pe
Effective Poetry (Prompt C)
Poetry is effective when it is able to communicate something to the readers. The purpose
of a poem is to communicate. Therefore, poetry should be judged on its ability to do so. Many
aspects of poetry contribute to its abilit
Participant #2 (Kevin K.) Interview
Hi Kevin, thank you for participating in my research for my developmental psychology class.
Youre very welcome.
If I bring up any bad memories, dont hesitate to decline to answer.
Ok got it. You can start asking now.