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College readings in the modern short story

George Rupert MacMinn

College readings in the modern short story

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Published by Ginn and Company in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short stories,
  • Short story

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited with a review of the technique of the modern short story, by George R. MacMinn ... and Harvey Eagleson ... .
    ContributionsEagleson, Harvey.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ1.M228 Co
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 473 p. ;
    Number of Pages473
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6759271M
    LC Control Number31015409
    OCLC/WorldCa256998

    I descended the stairs to the living room and master bedroom. That's the whole point, you know: you should never be afraid to talk about what you were uncertain about. This short story is also loaded with dialogue and descriptive wording that will surely spark imagination in your students. In the introduction to the first edition we read: This book aims to give in brief space the principal requirements of plain English style.

    The story is full of vivid descriptions and anecdotal details that capture something so specific it transcends to the realm of universal. You have to make strategic decisions about what to read and how to read it. Imagine vintage items that may once have been important to someone or old houses that have seen generations come and go. She started the trip on a Sunday at nine in the morning.

    As your students get more and more interested in the reading material, you can push for more ways to use those short stories in your class. Simple language. The length allows me to read broadly on a whim with minimal commitment. He finally decided on Choate because only Choate had offered him a travel allowance. So the day after my seventh birthday party, where Missy did a song for everyone while I sat alone, my chin on my hand, and meditated behind my still uncut birthday cake, it seemed to me that here was a charming and beautiful little asset that I had no further use for and could be liquidated to good effect. It's a funny chronicling of the hurdles an aspiring writer has to clear, including backup plans and confused college roommates.


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College readings in the modern short story by George Rupert MacMinn Download PDF Ebook

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This is a great way to build collaboration, discussion and writing skills into this short story lesson plan. It may also be the soul of ESL reading practice! If you're skimming, you don't have the time to spare to look at these kinds of footnotes.

Outlining the sequence of argument in readings should help you grasp this--assuming the reading is well-written. Google Classroom "Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested: that is, some books are to be read only in parts, others to be read, but not curiously, and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention.

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I love his books, especially The Remains of the Day and The Unconsoledand this short story appeared in his short-story collection Nocturnes. She will neither hook, kick, strike, nor bite you. I wonder why it has not been filmed. I end up reading almost every day, irrespective of whether I am able to write something or not.

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According to Forbes, the average reading speed for an American adult is words per minute. Not too important unless you're trying to reconstruct the intellectual biography of the scholar you're presently reading, or trying to find work that might be comparable to the book you're looking at.

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