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She matches rich, pin-sharp, sometimes dandyish, sometimes economic prose with a wild imagination. This one is rich with time travel, literary allusion and authorial risks that largely pay off. I am also reading Figuring by Maria Popovawhich is equally ambitious and brilliant; a mine of historical and other information.
Summary : Writing teachers commonly provide students with models for imitation. Hillebrand adds a level of analysis to her imitation exercises that helps students understand the nuts and bolts of what they are doing. In my favorite strategy for introducing sentence imitation to my college students, I show a transparency of an old Family Circus comic. As the father sits comfortably reading the newspaper in the living room, the mother peeks into the room to explain that she has just finished reading to their little boy.
See Jane run. Actually I spent my second grade year in Austria. I had one year of learning to read in English and then I learned to read in German.
Because if what people mean is: Can the love of language be taught? Can a gift for storytelling be taught? Instead I answer by recalling my own most valuable experience, not as a teacher, but as a student in one of the few fiction workshops I have ever taken.
Dick and Jane refers to the two main characters, "Dick" and "Jane", created by Zerna Sharp for a series of basal readers that William S. Gray wrote to teach children to read. The characters first appeared in the Elson-Gray Readers in and continued in a subsequent series of books through the final version that Scott Foresman published in
Click here! As writers, we are advised to vary sentence length in our work or run the risk of either boring the reader to death or coming off as an amateur. Readers of creative writing are heavily influenced by the flow of the writing and can easily be turned off by work that consists of nothing but three-word sentences or page-long paragraphs of long, loopy sentences.
Dick and Jane were the central characters of a series of books for beginner readers featuring short sentences and much repetition. Originally introduced in the s, the books fell out of favour in the s, partly due to changing ideas about reading education that would favour more challenging fare like the books of Dr. Seuss and partly due to mounting criticism about the idealised world they depicted, but "Dick and Jane" remains a byword for the entire genre.
She uses examples from literature to demonstrate how fictional elements, such as character and dialoguecan be mastered. Prose discusses the question of whether writing can be taught. She answers the question by suggesting that although writing workshops can be helpful, the best way to learn to write is to read. Closely reading books, Prose studied word choice and sentence construction.