Excerpts from Literature

Look Closely! Description in fiction and non-fiction.

Fiction:
“The Most Dangerous Game”
“The Ravine”

Non-fiction:
Storm Over the Amazon
, E.O. Wilson
Storm Over Amazon
El Dorado

Mood
The Graveyard Book
Rebecca
Dark_is_Rising
The Witching Hour

Zoom in for Detail
Mortar and Pestal Audrey Lourde
Snow_Walker

Place
Coraline
The Year the Swallows Came Early
Various place excerpts
Lord_of_the_Flies

Characters:
Maniac_Magee
Good Earth
Great Expectations
A_Day_No_Pigs_Would_Die
Glory_Field

Action
Global Soul Fire

Ch. 9 Dog in the Wood

The Quality of Detail
The Twentieth Wife

Book of Bebb

Using Sensory Detail
Tender is the Night

The smell of London is a foggy smell

Showing Season
Full Cupboard of Life
Season
Dodsworth London Fog

 

Using Metaphor
Nightwatch
Stretching and Playing With Vocabulary
Hollow Hills

Word Choice
The Great Gatsby
Jamaica Inn

Travel Pieces
Various travel writing pieces
Essence of Morocco

Inference Notes

 

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