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The examples of fiction are biography, memoir, travelogue and journal.
You looked pretty ugly in that dress.
In this part, you are deciding what kind of story you want to tell to the audience. You help the understand how to interpret the relationships and events they see.
Fairy tales like Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, Peter Pan and Snow White are examples of fiction.
Recurring image, word, phrase, action, idea, or object that manifests repeatedly during the course of a story.
TRUE OR FALSE: The theatrical forms of the early Filipinos was much of it being “lost on contact with the new and more aggressive culture,” than any other types of dramas.
It means the complex interrelationship between a text and other texts taken as basic to the creation or interpretation of the text.
He was a poet and labor organizer. He served as an intelligence officer of the Hukbong Bayan Laban sa Hapon (Hukbalahap), an armed group against Japanese invasion during World War II.
What is imagery?
This Latin word means to intermingle while weaving.
The snowflakes danced.
It a form of nonfiction that talks about the story of a real person’s life. It is written by the person whose the story is about.
TRUE OR FALSE: The early Philippine drama stemmed more from cultural sources
“I wandered lonely as a cloud that floats on high o’er vales and hills.” – is an example of _____________.
The plot which chronologically shows events in their proper order from exposition to conclusion is called ___________.
It is a literary composition to be acted by players on a stage before an audience. Its successful portrayal depends on the cooperation that must exist among writers, actors, producers and audiences in accepting the limitations and the conventions of the stage.
It requires more factual evidence for support, and presents challenges such as the pressure of time.
TRUE OR FALSE: The ancient Greek and Roman dramas were mostly concerned with religious ceremonials of people
"Her hair was like gravy, running brown off her head and clumping up on her shoulders." Is an example of _____
It is language used by poets, novelists and other writers to create images in the mind of the reader.
They may be short stories, fables, vignettes, plays, novellas, or novels. Although writers may base a character on people they have met in real life, the characters and the experiences that the character faces in the story are not real.
The plot which is structured in such a way that it ends where it has started as in a cycle is called __________.
This kind of writing is informative, instructional or persuasive.
This concept concerns much more than simply identifying literary references or inspirations. It is now often used to describe the complex relationships that exist between works of literature.
The conflict which exists between the protagonist and supernatural beings.
She believed that there is a cohesive force in literature that connects all the various traditions, past and present. She gave that force a name in 1966 when she devised her theory of intertextuality.
“And the trees all died. They were orange trees. I don’t know why they died, they just died.Something wrong with the soil possibly or maybe the stuff we got from the nursery wasn’t the best.” In Donald Barthelme’s The School, the tone used was __________.
Bang! The starter’s gun— thin raindrops sprint. -Dorthi Charles Knock at a Star Which figure of speech is highlighted in the above poem?
"I stick my toes in the warm and grainy sand" is an example of a sensory detail using ___________.
Ice-cold strawberries is an example of _____________.
The sun was setting behind low, gray-blue storm clouds
TRUE OR FALSE: Creative writing uses generalized vocabulary rather than specialized vocabulary.
The lines in The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle: “It seemed to me that a careful examination of the room and the lawn might possibly reveal some traces of this mysterious individual.” Sherlock Holmes is speaking to his close friend Dr. Watson. His diction is _________.
My teacher has eyes in the back of her head.
TRUE OR FALSE: “Let’s meet at 12 midnight.” - 12 midnight is an example of redundancy.
Keep your writing complex. Try to describe something that is diffuse or abstract to make it more appealing.
These is/are interruptions that writers do to insert past events, in order to provide background or context to the current events of a narrative. Writers allow their readers to gain insight into a character’s motivations, and provide a background to a current conflict.
This play tells about how he learns and realizes his foolishness of gambling. The colors red and white indicates the bets of each player.
The highest point of the story, during which the readers know how the conflict will be resolved.
The point of view in which the narrator is an all-knowing and all-seeing observer who tells everything about the characters. (speech, actions, thoughts, and emotions)
"As John stepped down in the old staircase, he heared the cracking of wood splitting punctuated like an exclamation point. He rapidly shuts the dimming fire in his glass lamp."
The phone rang loudly. "RING, RING, RING!"
TRUE OR FALSE: Creative writing is written to entertain and educate.
This kind of writing is Fictional and imaginative.
It is generally given by an actor before the play begins. Its purpose is to present an explanatory poem or speech that introduces information that is needed to start the play.
“Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both”, these lines came from Robert Frost’s ___________.
A writing that needs to be structured and executed adhering to a series of guidelines.
Anna hates the juicy tartness of oranges. She prefers eating salty chips instead. The italicized words are example of sensory details using __________.
The quote: "Your food stinks like a hundred-year-old patty" is a type of an olfactory imagery.
This is when you allow conversations to take tangents. For example, in a discussion of why the protagonist’s girlfriend broke up with him, there might be a sequence of two or three lines where the speakers argue about how long they’d been dating in the first place.
This presents the final outcomes of the struggle, sometimes referred to as the catastrophe which is the end of the struggle, but it is necessarily a tragic ending.
The idea or concept of the author expressed in a concise statement; referred to as the message of the story, it concretizes the abstract ides the writer wants to impart. This is called _____________.
There was an ovation when the minister rose up to speak. This sentence has/is ____________.
"Elaine was amazed as she glimpse the deep blue of the ocean from afar. She opened her car window and breathe in the salty beach air ."
The character who serves as a contrast to the protagonist or any other character in the story.
It uses metric rules for amount of words, amount of paragraphs, amount of rhymes. This also use grammatical rules, as types of rhymes. This type of specific form is called ________.
This sonnet of Elizabeth Browning expressed love for her spouse; specifically, to Robert Browning.
A form of fiction that pertains to the actions of the gods and/or goddesses. Its chacacters are super-natural beings with human emotions and qualoties.
Life is like a box of chocolate. You never know what you're going to get.
The sun kissed my cold face.
This type of poetry does not follow any rules. Their creation is completely in the hands of the author. Rhyming, syllable count, punctuation, number of lines, number of stanzas, and line formation can be done however the author wants in order to convey the idea.
The conflict which exists between the protagonist and the antagonist.
TRUE OR FALSE: Creative writing uses figurative, symbolic or even vague language.
The playwright must confine his locations to scenes that can be constructed on the stage and limited to as a few changes as possible.
The wind stood up, and gave a shout; He whistled on his fingers, and Kicked the withered leaves about, And thumped the branches with his hand, And said he’ll kill, and kill, and kill; And so he will! And so he will! - James Stephens Knock at a Star Which figure of speech is highlighted in the above poem?
The initial part of the plot in which the setting and the characters are introduced.
On a flat road runs the well-trained runner, He is lean and sinewy with muscular legs, He is thinly clothed, he leans forward as he runs, With lightly closed fists and arms partially raised. - Walt Whitman Knock at a Star Identify two imageries used in the poem "The Runner".
Technique that allows the reader to see the continuous, chaotic, and half-formed thoughts, memories, senses, images, and reflections that constitutes a character's consciousness.
A practical lesson about right and wrong conduct contained in the narrative; it is stated directly in fables, but it is usually implied in the other stories.
It means the superfluity or using words unnecessarily or using words for a second time.
Which of the following is not a type of imagery?
This determines the actor’s movements, choice of costumes, as well as the behavior of characters and interpretations of their speeches.
There was a loud "THUMP" coming from upstairs. "THUMP","THUMP", "THUMP"!"
It can be accomplished through a series of crises and a major crisis or climax, foreshadowing, surprise or use of the unexpected, withholding information, disguise, and the intervention of chance or fate.
TRUE OR FALSE: In academic writing the most of the part is self-created, although the idea might be inspired but in creative writing the facts are to be obliged and the note is delivered from leading on what previously other greats have concluded.
A French styled poem with nineteen lines, composed of three–line stanza, with five tercets and a final quatrain. It uses refrain at the first and third lines of each
The boy shouted, “Madam, I’m Adam!”
“Ah Sunflower, weary of time, Who countest the steps of the sun; Seeking after that sweet golden clime Where the traveler’s journey is done;” - Ah Sunflower (By William Blake) is an example of ____________.
They are portrayed by actors who speak the dialogue and carry out the action of the play.
Hyperbole is a type of figurative language that shows the likeness of something to inanimate objects. It usually uses "like" or "as"
This is a popular song in almost every struggle, from the anti-U.S. protests of the 1920s and ‘30s, to the resistance movement against the Japanese invasion in the ‘40s, the First Quarter Storm of the ‘70s and the 1986 People Power.
Also known as “the art of making things up". It is an art of sorts - the art of making things up.
A literature that evokes a concentrated imaginative awareness of experience or a specific emotional response through language chosen and arranged for its meaning, sound, and rhythm.
The leaves danced in the wind
The character upon whom the protagonist confides or relies for support.
"Ice-cold strawberries" is an example of _______________.
Glass of sweet yet bitter lemonade.
“And the trees all died. They were orange trees. I don’t know why they died, they just died. Something wrong with the soil possibly or maybe the stuff we got from the nursery wasn’t the best.” In Donald Barthelme’s The School, the tone used was __________.
The part of the plot in which the conflict is resolve. It can also be called as the conclusion. It is the last part of the plot which gives the story some finality.
TRUE OR FALSE: Humor, satire might be the useful essences in creative writing but such thoughts or ideas have no link with the technical writing.
Charles Dickens in Great Expectations uses a description of weather in Chapter 39. It is an example of ____________.
It refers to the choice of words and style of expression that an author makes and uses in a work of literature. It can have a great effect on the tone of a piece of literature, and how readers perceive the characters.
Ice crackled and pinged against the family room window is an example of _____________.
The process and execution of creating a fully rounded, complex, and lifelike character within your fictional writing with the purpose of making readers invested in them and their life or journey is called character development.
Her cheeks are big red apples from the cold.
It doesn't use specialized vocabulary, such like scientific terms and other are used yet it goes with slang or evocative phrases or even something which can be perceived well by the audience.
The time and place in which the events of a narrative take place. It can function as a main force that the characters encounter, such as a tornado or flood, or a setting can play a minor role such as setting the mood.
Carl Sandburg’s poem “Fog” is an example of ____________.
One of the techniques in writing sensory details is stating what the thing does. Tell whether when and where do you find it or how do you know it’s there?
TRUE OR FALSE: The ancient Greek and Roman dramas were mostly concerned with religious ceremonials of people.
A type of narrative poem in which a story often talks about folk or legendary tales. It may take the form of a moral lesson or a song.
The chiming of the bells... The boom of the explosion.. is an example of _______.
A type of poetry that is composed of 3 lines, each a phrase. The first line typically has 5 syllables, second line has 7 and the 3rd and last line repeats another 5.
Stance from which the story is told.
It is the process and execution of creating a fully rounded, complex, and lifelike character within your fictional writing with the purpose of making readers invested in them and their life or journey.
This poem has no set meter; that is to say there is no rhyming scheme present, and the poem doesn’t follow a set pattern.
The word “Wuthering,” which means “stormy,” represents the wild nature of inhabitants. Emily Bronte’s Wuthering Heights presents almost every character, house, surroundings, and events in ___________ .
Sweet aroma of baking corn bread - cinnamon-scented candle is an example of ____________.
The phrase "her shadow shaky behind a slight flame stemming from a candle she carried", is an example of a ________________.
A character who remains the same kind of person as the story progresses
TRUE OR FALSE: Academic writing uses specialized vocabulary.
TRUE OR FALSE: The origin of the drama is deep-rooted in the religious predispositions of mankind
Her hair was like gravy, running brown off her head and clumping up on her shoulders.
These are words or phrases that depart from straightforward literal language. It is often used and crafted for emphasis, freshness, expression, or clarity.
The part of the plot in which the conflict is resolve. It can also be called as the conclusion. It last part of the plot which gives the story some finality.
These are details that include sight, sound, touch, smell, and taste. Most writers employ the five senses to engage a reader's interest and create a gripping memorable story.
It is the comparison of two unlike things or expressions, sometimes using the verb “to be,” and not using like or as (as in a simile).
TRUE OR FALSE: The Romans developed a new method, wherein the stories of the Gospel were explained through the living pictures. The performers acted out the story in a dumb show.
The point of view in which the narrator is an all-knowing and all-seeing observer who tells everything about the characters.(speech, actions, thoughts, and emotions)
The information is merely based on facts.
A generally implied reference to characters, scenes, plot elements, etc. that appear in another work is called __________.
Her cheeks are big red apples from the cold
In this part, you should have a sense of how you want to structure it. The one-act play runs straight through without any intermissions, and is a good starting point for people new to playwriting before writing the play.
"Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers.”
A short rhyming poem with 14 lines.
In this part, you outline your acts and scenes. You make sure each scene’s events build toward the next scene to achieve plot development.
This writing is rigid, procedural, purposed purely to convey knowledge, data and information. In fact, it is orderly, organized and follows a formula.
He is also known as Huseng Batute. He is popular for his traditional forms of poetry.
This keeps the plot moving forward must have some basis in real life. They develop through series of crises that move in waves of heightened emotion, all moving upwards to a peak of crisis or climax where the action reverses from the previous rising action and the events go for or against the protagonist towards a final outcome.
"The leaves danced in the wind."
Every scene or conversation between characters must have a purpose; dialogue must not wander away from the major concerns of the plot nor must it be directed towards superfluous or unrelated detail.
TRUE OR FALSE: The creative writing is for general audience or for masses but technical writing is for specific audience.
The arrangement of events in a narrative, carefully crafted by an author is called _________.
In this part, you understand the difference between plot and story. The narrative of your play is made up of the plot and the story — two discrete elements that must be developed together to create a play that holds your audience’s attention.
TRUE OR FALSE: Creative writing is objective rather than subjective
TRUE OR FALSE: The origin of the drama is deep-rooted in the religious predispositions of mankind.
A five-line witty poem with a distinctive rhythm. The first, second and fifth lines, the longer lines, rhyme. The third and fourth shorter lines rhyme. (A-A-B-B-A).
A French styled poem with nineteen lines, composed of three–line stanza, with five tercets and a final quatrain. It uses refrain at the first and third lines of each stanza.
A form of fiction that pertains to the actions of the gods and/or goddesses. Its characters are super-natural beings with human emotions and qualities.
The POV in which the narrator is both an omniscient and an objective observer; it is a combination of omniscient third-person and objective third person points of view.
The Titanic was said to be unsinkable but sank on its first voyage.
“And the trees all die. They were orange trees. I don’t know why they died, they just die. Something wrong with the soil possibly or maybe the stuff we got from the nursery wasn’t the best.” In Donald Barthelme’s The School, the tone used was __________.
John Keats’ To Autumn is an ode rich with ____________.
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