10H – 18 Nov 2014 – Memoir Techniques

Today we’ll read an excerpt from Why I’m Like This by Cynthia Kaplan and we’ll look for her use of several writing techniques: repetition, hyperbole, metaphor/simile, showing vs. telling, imagery, rhetorical questions. We’ll use our reading to talk about the advantages and disadvantages of using particular techniques in our own memoir writing.

Reminder that you need to have 1/3 of your memoir read by Thursday for your small group discussion.

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