“Sometimes I can hear my bones straining under the weight of all the lives I’m not living.” ~Jonathan Safran Foer

Creative Writing 1 ~ Begin class with a 10-minute free write. Announcements. Distribute copies of August Strindberg’s “The Stronger.” Discuss the non-verbal character. Watch the youtube videos of Strindberg’s play, Part One and Part Two. Independently, or with one other partner, come up with a non-verbal character scenario. Include dialogue/expressions/gestures, stage directions, props, lights, and description of set. Review the presentation rubric. HW: Continue your non-verbal play which will be due for presentations on Friday (3 to 5 pages).

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