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2021-22 Catalog 
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ENGL 239 - Writing Fiction III

5 CR

Continuation of ENGL 238  (prev ENGL 234).

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 238  (prev ENGL 234 with a C- or better or entry code.

Course Outcomes
  •  Distinguish between plot and story
  • Show, rather than tell, by using specific details, naming nouns and strong, active verbs
  • Develop scenes
  • Create believable characters through description, action, scene, and dialogue
  • Establish and sustain a point of view
  • Create and sustain tension
  • Control sentence structure, length and word choice to create a particular tone and mood
  • Critique, revise, and edit works in progress

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