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Check out the various resources below to learn more about literature.

Poetry

Poetry is the most compressed form of writing. Poems tend to use fewer words to convey a thought, action or emotion than works of fiction does. In poetry, every single word has a significant impact on the meaning of the poem. Poems may follow specific...

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Guide to Drama

Basic Definition Drama is a form of literature acted out by performers. Performers work with the playwright, director, set and lighting designers to stage a show. Live actors act as someone else called a character. A play consists of: dialogue - where characters talk with...

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Fiction: How to tell a story

Fiction is a form of literature that is designed to be read. A work of fiction tells a story. Here are some files to help you understand how to read and think about fiction . FICTION Guide to Fiction Analysis: Prose (Pittsburgh University) MYTHS Folklore...

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Editorial Stylebook

developed by the Gallaudet University Department of Publications and Production This Editorial Stylebook was developed to help maintain consistency in Gallaudet University publications. In most cases, the stylebook follows The New York Public Library Writer's Guide to Style and Usage (Harper Collins, 1994) and Merriam...

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Drama

Drama is a form of literature that is meant to be acted out on a stage. Here are some files to help you understand drama better. Drama Guide to Drama Analysis: Plays (University Writing Center)

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Learn about good writing by reading good literature

The English Pages Literature (Longman) Lots of Lists: Recommended Books (The Children's Literature Web Guide) AllReaders. com The Modern English Collection (the Electronic Text Center at the University of Virginia Books Online (Bartleby Library) Mr. William Shakespeare and the Internet On-Line Children's Stories (The Children's...

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