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- Review what structure is in writing.
- Explore various ways to structure fiction.
- Find out how structure can affect the meaning of your writing.
1. What is Structure in Writing and How Does it Affect Meaning?
In this lesson, we will define the role of structure in literature. From there, we will look at the different ways to structure fiction and how it affects the meaning.
2. Types of Writing
The four major types of writing are persuasive, descriptive, narrative, and expository. In this lesson you will learn about each of these types in detail, as well as see some short examples to help further understanding.
3. Death of a Salesman Vocabulary
Arthur Miller's play, ''The Death of a Salesman'', won a Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award when it debuted in 1949, and it has remained a classic American drama ever since. Understanding the key vocabulary in this work helps to increase our overall understanding of the characters, plot, and major themes.
4. Invisible Man Characters: Analysis & Quotes
This lesson introduces and analyzes the main characters of Ralph Ellison's 1952 novel, Invisible Man. The book is about an African American man who is rendered invisible because of the color of his skin.
5. The Grapes of Wrath Vocabulary
The Grapes of Wrath was written by John Steinbeck in response to the The Great Depression and the plight of migrant workers in 1930s America.This lesson explores the main vocabulary of The Grapes of Wrath.
6. The Hobbit Characters
The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien is a rich fantasy world with great characters - from the main character Bilbo Baggins to supporting characters like the wizard Gandalf, dwarves, and a dragon. This lesson explores the important characters in The Hobbit.
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