Grissom's Grammar and Composition

This blog is for any student writing papers for college, for current and former students in my Communications Cluster at Lindenwood University, and my students at St. Charles Community College.

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I write for myself, for the web, and for everyone who gets me. I've been on a fasting liquid diet, traveled to Europe, and raised 2 kids. And I'm directionally challenged - I get lost a lot.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Lindenwood Students: Review for Literature Final

Test Review

1. Be able to explain the elements of short fiction in detail. Review the pages in our Literature book and include as many examples as possible.

2. Be able to extensively explain three ways poets construct their poems. (Information is in the chapter on a poet's means) Give examples. Rhyme, imagery, personification, alliteration, assonance, metaphor, similes, apostrophe...

3. Know the elements of drama and how drama differs from short fiction and poetry. Dialogue and Staging are the two principle differences - but how does the experience differ between reading a story and seeing a play?

All papers must be turned in the last class unless you have an approved incomplete. Bring a self-addressed stamped envelope if you want your papers back after class concludes. Put your address as the return address on the envelope.

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Literature Paper is Posted to Turnitin.com

I have posted the Literature assignment to turnitin.com, so please submit your paper as soon as possible. Papers without submissions receive no points, and we don't want that to happen....

See you next week for Hamlet.