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Creative Writing 1 ~ Begin class with a ten minute free write. Have I checked your 30 page October Writer’s Notebook? Final day to complete Fiction workshop. Discuss the Bus Lines competition. Using one of the three Bus Line prompts, write either a 100 word or fewer Flash Fiction story or a poem of ten words or less. Click here for the Bus Lines information. HW: Continue writing your November Writer’s Notebook. Bus Lines due Friday, 11/21.
Creative Writing 2, 3, 4 ~ Begin class with a ten minute free write. Discuss Southern Gothic elements: tyrannical male, old plantation home, superstitions/omens, emotional female, gloomy atmosphere, grotesque. Discuss stock character of Tennessee Williams’s plays: unstable female, abusive/tyrannical male, alcoholic or drug dependency, sexual issue, overly emotional character, music. Work on your own or in small groups. Write a One-Act Play. Play must include: 2-4 characters, one Tennessee Williams stock character, music, one character speaking in dialect. HW: Continue writing in November Writer’s Notebook. One-Act Play due for google workshop 12/1 or 12/2.