Tuesday, August 31, 2010

QUICK LIT BITE OF THE DAY! FAB LIT THINGS TO KNOW!

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Bildungsroman-a genre of the novel which focuses on the psychological and moral growth of the protagonist from youth to adulthood. The genre is further characterized by a number of formal, topical and thematic features.
 
 
 

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Monday, August 30, 2010

QUICK LIT BITE OF THE DAY! FAB LIT THINGS TO KNOW!

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William Wells Brown-Born into slavery in Kentucky in 1815 and eventually moved to Massachusetts. He wrote his memoir, "Narrative of William W. Brown, a Fugitive Slave." It was written by himself, and was published by the Boston Anti-Slavery Office in 1847. The book was very popular and went through four editions in the United States and was also published in several British editions.





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Sunday, August 29, 2010

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Quibble- a common plot device, used to fulfill the exact verbal conditions of an agreement in order to avoid the intended meaning. Its most common uses are in legal bargains and, in fantasy, magically enforced ones.
 
 
 

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Saturday, August 28, 2010

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End-stopped (line)- A poetic line that has a pause at the end. End-stopped lines reflect normal speech patterns and are often marked by punctuation.
 
 
 

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Friday, August 27, 2010

SIX WORD STORY WEEKLY WINNERS! 8/27/10

CONGRATS TO OUR "SIX WORD STORY" WEEKLY WINNERS!

Social Media-On Going-Loving It (Ember, CO)

Selling Out-The Norm-Who Cares (Ben, CA)

Gay Marriage-Very Appalling-Religiously Unacceptable (Mable, FL)

*Windows Vista-Awful Pain-Dump It (Literary Diva of Blogtalk Radio)*


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Versification-The system of rhyme and meter in poetry.




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Thursday, August 26, 2010

QUICK LIT BITE OF THE DAY! FAB LIT THINGS TO KNOW!

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Chiastic structure-a literary structure used in ancient literatures including epic poetry (Odyssey and Iliad); scripture (the Torah, the Bible), as well as in the texts of other pre-modern cultures texts.

Chiastic structures are sometimes called palistrophes, chiasms, symmetric structures, ring structures, or concentric structures.


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Wednesday, August 25, 2010

QUICK LIT BITE OF THE DAY! FAB LIT THINGS TO KNOW!

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Louisa May Alcott-an American novelist. She is best known for the novel Little Women, set in the Alcott family home, Orchard House in Concord, Massachusetts, and published in 1868.
 
 
 
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Tuesday, August 24, 2010

QUICK LIT BITE OF THE DAY! FAB LIT THINGS TO KNOW!

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Memoir-is autobiographical writing, but not all autobiographical writing follows the criteria for memoir.

From the French: mémoire from the Latin memoria, meaning "memory", or a reminiscence.
 
 
 
 
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Monday, August 23, 2010

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Back Vowel-A vowel made with the topmost portion of the tongue in the back of the oral cavity. These include the vowel sounds found in ooze, oomph, go, law, and father.




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Sunday, August 22, 2010

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Agon-A conflict, especially between the protagonist and antagonist in a work of literature.
 
Afflatus-A strong creative impulse, especially as a result of divine inspiration.

Generally refers not to the usual sudden originality, but to the staggering and stunning blow of a new idea, an idea that the recipient may be unable to explain.


 
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Saturday, August 21, 2010

"SIX WORD STORY WEEKLY WINNERS" 8/21/10

CONGRATS TO OUR "SIX WORD STORY" WEEKLY WINNERS!


This Economy-Not Good-Please Help (Dawn, MA)

Whats Real-Not Society-Not Government (Donna-Jean, IL)

For Nothing-Oil Spill-BP Sucks (Josh, LA)

*NY Mosque-Raising Hell-Build Elsewhere (Literary Diva of Blogtalk Radio)*


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Book-a set or collection of written, printed, illustrated, or blank sheets, made of paper, parchment, or other various material, usually fastened together to hinge at one side. A single sheet within a book is called a leaf, and each side of a leaf is called a page. A book produced in electronic format is known as an electronic book (e-book).

The word book comes from Old English "bōc" which itself comes from the Germanic root "*bōk-", cognate to beech.



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Friday, August 20, 2010

QUICK LIT BITE OF THE DAY! FAB LIT THINGS TO KNOW!

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Chiasmus-the figure of speech in which two or more clauses are related to each other through a reversal of structures in order to make a larger point; that is, the clauses display inverted parallelism.
 
 

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Wednesday, August 18, 2010

THOUGHT PROVOKING LIT: *WATER*

Waking up I feel my mouth water and touch all of my senses to alert them.
When my feet hit the ground the feeling of juice that runs through my body gives my organs power like no other.
When I start eating my mind masturbates to its own drum as life notifies it.
As I start to feel my thoughts my body tingles as life trickles to every point to hit the spot.
The revolution for the day has begun and I am in the midst of it as my body and my whole existence is taken on an oceanic trip.

The soft but sometimes rough intimate notifications are astounding but breathe life in me.
A poke, a tingle, a pain, a drip, is all moments of life that takes it to another level.
Never thirsty, I’m filled with wet lusciousness and grand opulence of holy juice to quench my thirst of opportunity.
Sipping on sexy, sipping on power is my body as it transcends into validation.
The revolution for the day has begun and I am in the midst of it as my body and my whole existence is taken on an oceanic trip.

Eager to stay wet and juiced up I realize this is real and beautiful.
As I start to feel my thoughts my body tingles as life trickles to every point to hit the spot.
Never thirsty I’m filled with wet lusciousness and grand opulence of holy juice to quench my thirst of opportunity.
Reminding me the revolution for the day has begun and I am in the midst of it as my body and my whole existence is taken on an oceanic trip.



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Catharsis-the purging of the emotions or relieving of emotional tensions, esp. through certain kinds of art, as tragedy or music.


 
 
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Tuesday, August 17, 2010

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Hypotaxis-the grammatical arrangement of functionally similar but "unequal" constructs (hypo="beneath", taxis="arrangement"), i.e., constructs playing an unequal role in a sentence.

Hypotactic-the use of connecting words between clauses or sentences, explicitly showing the logical or other relationships between them.



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Monday, August 16, 2010

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Periodic Sentence-A sentence in which the main clause or its predicate is withheld until the end. The effect is a kind of suspense, as the reader's attention is propelled forward to the end.
 
 
 
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Sunday, August 15, 2010

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Kate Chopin-an American novelist and short-story writer best known for her startling 1899 novel, The Awakening.
 
The Awakening, considered Chopin's masterpiece, was subject to harsh criticism at the time for its frank approach to sexual themes. It was rediscovered in the 1960s and has since become a standard of American literature, appreciated for its sophistication and artistry.
 
 
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Saturday, August 14, 2010

QUICK LIT BITE OF THE DAY! FAB LIT THINGS TO KNOW!

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Journalism-The collecting, writing, editing, and presenting of news or news articles in newspapers and magazines and in radio and television broadcasts.


 
 
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Friday, August 13, 2010

DIVA'S HOUSE-"SIX WORD STORY" WEEKLY WINNERS! 8/13/10

CONGRATS TO OUR SIX WORD STORY WEEKLY WINNERS!

Dirty Politics-Big Trouble-Economic Murder (Mark, NV)

Lost America-No Freedom-Suicidal Democracy (Sandy, MD)

For Sale-High Freedom-Massa's Back (Rob, DE)

*Be Strong-Live Right-Be You (Literary Diva of BTR)*


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F. Scott Fitzgerald-was an American author of novels and short stories, whose works are the paradigm writings of the Jazz Age, a term he coined himself. He is widely regarded as one of the twentieth century's greatest writers.
 
 
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Georg Ebers- A prolific German novelist and Egyptologist is best known for his discovery and publication of the Ebers Egyptian Medical Papyrus.


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Wednesday, August 11, 2010

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Asemic Writing- a wordless open semantic form of writing. The open nature of asemic works allows for meaning to occur trans-linguistically; an asemic text may be "read" in a similar fashion regardless of the reader's natural language.

Some asemic writing includes pictograms or ideograms, the meanings of which are sometimes, but not always, suggested by their shapes.

 
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Tuesday, August 10, 2010

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Univocalic-a type of constrained writing that uses only one vowel-letter (i.e., only uses one of A, E, I, O, or U). It can thus be considered a lipogram, excluding the other four vowels.

One of the best-known univocalic poems was written by C.C. Bombaugh in 1890, centred on the vowel "o". Here's a sample couplet:

"No cool monsoons blow soft on Oxford dons,
Orthodox, jog-trot, book-worm Solomons"

 
 
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Monday, August 9, 2010

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Poetic License or Artistic License-The liberty taken by an artist or a writer in deviating from conventional form or fact to achieve a desired effect.




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Sunday, August 8, 2010

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Lay-A long narrative poem, especially one that was sung by medieval minstrels called trouvères.
 
 
 
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Saturday, August 7, 2010

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Malapropism-an act or habit of misusing words ridiculously, esp. by the confusion of words that are similar in sound. Also; the incorrect use of a word by substituting a similar-sounding word with different meaning, usually with comic effect.
 
 
 
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Friday, August 6, 2010

SIX WORD STORY WEEKLY WINNERS! 8/6/10

CONGRATS TO OUR "SIX WORD STORY" WEEKLY WINNERS!

George Bush-Worst President-Republicans Suck (Glen, NV)

American Politics-Liars Liars-Deeply Insulted (Annibel, CO)

Broken Promises-Nothing New-Right Obama (Carol-tea party activist, PA)

*Lost Economy-Political Chaos-Uncertain Futures (Literary Diva of Blogtalk Radio)*


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Deus Ex Machina-An unexpected, artificial, or improbable character, device, or event introduced suddenly in a work of fiction or drama to resolve a situation or untangle a plot.
 
 
 
 
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Thursday, August 5, 2010

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Red herring (idiom)-an idiomatic expression referring to a rhetorical tactic of diverting attention away from an item of significance.



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Wednesday, August 4, 2010

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Age of Enlightenment-era in Western philosophy and intellectual, scientific and cultural life, centered upon the eighteenth century, in which reason was advocated as the primary source for legitimacy and authority.


 
 
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Tuesday, August 3, 2010

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Syllabary-a set of written symbols that represent (or approximate) syllables, which make up words. A symbol in a syllabary typically represents an optional consonant sound followed by a vowel sound.
 
 


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Monday, August 2, 2010

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Palindrome-a word, line, verse, number, sentence, etc., reading the same backward as forward.
Examples: "Fall leaves after leaves fall", "You can cage a swallow, can't you, but you can't swallow a cage, can you?"
 
 
 
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Sunday, August 1, 2010

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Constrained writing- a literary technique in which the writer is bound by some condition that forbids certain things or imposes a pattern.

Constraints are very common in poetry, which often requires the writer to use a particular verse form.




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