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Analysing and Writing the Short Story video

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Watch this History of Literature and Short Story Writing video entitled Analysing and Writing the Short Story to analyze the elements of the short story, using excerpts and summaries from works by Washington Irving, Edgar Allan Poe, and Katherine Mansfield that show character development, setting, mood, plot, conflict, theme, point of view, and the author's writing style.

This online K12 Writing Series video will assist literature students and those studying the writing of short stories to analyze and gain an insight into the creative writing process using an actual student's story as a model.

 

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Analysing and Writing the Short Story video. Learning Objectives for this video:

  • Writing the Short Story. Learn about Short Story Writing and Analysing and Writing the Short Story. Explore the historical development of the short story, beginning with the literary traditions of the ancient cultures of Egypt, Greece, Rome, and China, and continuing with the storytelling traditions of medieval Europeans and the Eskimos.
  • Analyze the elements of the short story using excerpts and summaries from works by Washington Irving, Edgar Allan Poe, and Katherine Mansfield that show character development, setting, mood, plot, conflict, theme, point of view, and the author's writing style.
  • Gain insight to the creative writing process using an actual student's story as a model.
  • Discover the many benefits of using online video for visual learning. Educational video for teaching the K-12 curriculum provides online learning for children and students of all ages and abilities. Using subtitled video - or video with closed captions - enables children to choose between watching, listening to, or reading each presentation whichever best suites their individual learning style. A wonderful option particularly for dyslexia and special needs education.

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