Analyzing - And Enjoying! - Fiction
In this twelve-week class, students will learn how to analyze fiction, pick specific pieces to practice on, and then discuss what they have found in class.
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Once per week
over 12 weeks
learners per class
per learner - per class
How does a “Multi-Day” course work?
Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
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Even the most avid readers can struggle with the skills of analyzing a work of fiction and then being able to discuss what they have found. In this class series the focus will be on helping learners to gain familiarity and comfort with this skill, and even learn to enjoy it. In the first class session we will spend the hour discussing how to analyze fiction. We will talk about components including characterization, themes, plot, setting, point of view, imagery, voice, style, tone, and...
By the end of class learners will have gained a familiarity and comfort level with the basics of analyzing fiction.
Between classes learners will read and analyze either a piece of short fiction or a novel split between two classes.
Notebook/paper and pencil/pen. Handouts will be given, but printing them is optional.
55 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
Val GryphinEducator / Publisher / Author / Editor / Business Owner
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132 completed classes
Greetings! My name is Val. I’m an editor, publisher, educator, and, of course, a voracious writer and reader, particularly in the scifi, fantasy, and mainstream genres. I have a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from Johnson State, and a Master of...