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Theme essays are often short opinion pieces that are meant to generate debate. Features TW publishes first-person journalism about many topics related to the reading and writing life—for instance, features about books, movies, well-known authors, and literary trends.
We like pieces that examine current media debates or the personal connections readers and writers make to books. Note that we rarely run reviews of a single book. Poetry Talking Writing publishes poetry in each issue—and our annual spring poetry issue focuses on a particular theme or genre.
Featured poets generally publish more than one poem in a given issue. Please submit three to five poems in one document, but no more than five pages in all. We accept poetry submissions only during specific reading periods. Fiction Talking Writing publishes short stories or flash fiction in some issues.
Short stories up to 8, words; flash fiction up to 1, words. We accept general fiction submissions only during specific reading periods. Flash Nonfiction and Hybrid Work We publish short memoir pieces and literary hybrids in most issues. Visual Arts and Comics Talking Writing features the work of visual artists, photographers, and cartoonists in each issue.
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Be sure to title it “Talking Lesson” and put your name on the top right-hand corner of your paper. After you have completed the assignment, place this sheet and your paper in Mrs. Temple’s box. If it is free time and I have completed my assignments.
But. How to Decipher the Paper Assignment. Many instructors write their assignment prompts differently. By following a few steps, you can better understand the requirements for the assignment.
The best way, as always, is to ask the instructor about anything confusing. Read the prompt the entire way through once.
n this writing assignment, you are going to analyze a single story (from the American Short Stories collection) through the lens of two different types of analysis; review the two types in this chart.
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