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- Methods for finding meaning from foreshadowing and characters
- Tone vs. mood
- Novels, novellas and short stories
- Differences between fables, folktales, myths and legends
- Epistolary writing in letter and diary forms
- Satire, parody and spoof
1. What is Prose? - Finding Meaning in Foreshadowing & Character
This literature lesson will teach you the difference between prose and other writing. You'll also learn how to analyze characters and foreshadowing to better understand the author's intentions, theme, and underlying meanings.
2. Tone vs. Mood: Interpreting Meaning In Prose
In this lesson, learn the difference between the tone and the mood of a piece of prose. Explore examples of how tone and mood are conveyed by authors through word choice and telling details.
3. Types of Fiction: Novels, Novellas & Short Stories
Learn how fiction is organized by length into three categories: novels, novellas and short stories. Explore the general characteristics of each type, and learn about some famous examples.
4. The Fable, Folktale, Myth, Legend: Differences and Examples
In this lesson, learn about fables, folktales, myths and legends, stories that entertain and serve instructive or educational purposes. Discover how these types of stories differ from one another and about their prevalence throughout the world.
5. Epistolary Writing: Letter and Diary Forms
In this lesson, you will discover that prose writing can take on different formats, from letters and diary entries to newspaper clippings and interviews. Explore how writers of both non-fiction and fiction tell stories through these different forms.
6. Satire, Parody, or Spoof: Types of Humorous Writing
Learn about how writers use satire, parody and spoof to make their readers laugh and think. Explore how these forms mock the conventions of specific literary works and genres.
7. Horace Walpole: Books & Letters
From your favorite horror stories to one of the funniest-sounding words in our language, the Right Honorable Horace Walpole changed the horizons of English literature forever. Find out how in this lesson.
8. S.E. Hinton: Biography, Books & Awards
Young adult literature wouldn't be what it is today without S.E. Hinton, whose beloved novels expanded the genre from light romance stories to real-life struggles of the teenage experience. Find out more about Hinton's life, her body of work and the awards she's received, then test your knowledge with a quiz.
9. Treasure Island: Summary, Characters & Author
Treasure Island is one of the most popular pirate stories of all time. What makes this book such a popular one across generations? Read on to find a summary of the book itself as well as information on the main characters and the author, Robert Louis Stevenson.
10. William Lloyd Garrison: Biography, Facts & Accomplishments
In this lesson, you will learn about William Lloyd Garrison, a 19th century journalist who used his skills to bring about social change. You will learn about his work and the reasons for its significance.
11. Wyndham Lewis: Novels & Biography
In this lesson we'll explore the art of Wyndham Lewis. We'll consider his life, work, and the philosophical and artistic context in which he was writing.
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