Creative Writing: Figurative Language

In this lesson, we will be thinking about how we can ensure a reader enjoys our writing. We will be thinking about how we can make the sentences we write even better through sentence structure and figurative writing. We will then complete the activity this unit has been building towards: writing our own short stories.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.According to Vladimir Propp, how many character types can usually be found in stories?

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Q2.According to Propp, which character is the one who gives the hero something to help them with their journey?

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Q3.According to Propp, which character is the one who people believe to be good but turns out to be a betrayer?

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Q4.According to Propp, which character is the focus of the hero and villain?

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Q5.What does the term 'biography' mean?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.According to Vladimir Propp, how many character types can usually be found in stories?

1/5

Q2.According to Propp, which character is the one who gives the hero something to help them with their journey?

2/5

Q3.According to Propp, which character is the one who people believe to be good but turns out to be a betrayer?

3/5

Q4.According to Propp, which character is the focus of the hero and villain?

4/5

Q5.What does the term 'biography' mean?

5/5

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Creative Writing (Short Stories) - Lesson 4

Complete the following quiz to see how much you have understood from this unit:

Q1.What is a simile?

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Q2.What is personification?

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Q3.What is a metaphor?

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Q4.What is the third stage in Freytag's narrative structure pyramid?

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Q5.According to Vladimir Propp, what is the function of 'The Donor'?

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Q6.What does the term 'biography' mean?

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Q7.What is the purpose of a 'puzzling hook'?

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Q8.Before stories were written down, they were told orally. What does 'orally' mean?

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Q9.What is a subplot?

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Q10.What three things are needed in order to create a story?

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Creative Writing (Short Stories) - Lesson 4

Complete the following quiz to see how much you have understood from this unit:

Q1.What is a simile?

1/10

Q2.What is personification?

2/10

Q3.What is a metaphor?

3/10

Q4.What is the third stage in Freytag's narrative structure pyramid?

4/10

Q5.According to Vladimir Propp, what is the function of 'The Donor'?

5/10

Q6.What does the term 'biography' mean?

6/10

Q7.What is the purpose of a 'puzzling hook'?

7/10

Q8.Before stories were written down, they were told orally. What does 'orally' mean?

8/10

Q9.What is a subplot?

9/10

Q10.What three things are needed in order to create a story?

10/10

Lesson summary: Creative Writing: Figurative Language

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