French Literature: A Beginner's Guide [EPUB]
28 September 2016, 00:28
2012 | EPUB | 1.16MB
Boasting one of Western culture’s oldest and richest literary traditions, French literature has long been a pioneer of style and innovation. From the farcical comedies of Molière to the torment of Baudelaire’s verse, it has inspired writers and artists everywhere throughout the ages. This comprehensive Beginner’s Guide tells French Literature’s compelling story from the beginning right up to today. Highlighting its distinct qualities, Carol Clark explores how the literary styles of different periods took shape and shows what we can gain from reading classic and modern French works. With translations and explanations of noteworthy extracts from celebrated writers, this is the perfect resource for anyone who wants to discover the delights French literature offers.
Critical Thinking: A Beginner's Guide [EPUB]
28 September 2016, 00:27
2012 | EPUB | 2.69MB
We are bombarded daily with vast amounts of information, much of it using faulty logic. From adverts to blogs, television to newspapers, knowing what to believe is a daunting task. Critical Thinking: A Beginner’s Guide teaches you how to analyze people’s arguments and explains the main "fallacies" that are used to deceive and confuse. With a wealth of real life examples, a glossary, and plenty of diagrams, this is an invaluable tool for both students wanting to improve their grades and general readers in search of clarity.
Writing Your Novel from Start to Finish: A Guidebook for the Journey [EPUB]
28 September 2016, 00:25
2015 | EPUB | 0.62MB
Equip yourself for the novel-writing journey!
Starting a novel is exciting, but finishing it--that's the real challenge. The journey from beginning to end is rife with forks in the road and dead ends that lead many writers off course. With Writing Your Novel from Start to Finish: A Guidebook for the Journey, you'll navigate the intricacies of crafting a complex work of fiction and complete the journey with confidence and precision.
To maximize your creativity and forward momentum, each chapter offers:
- Techniques to break down the elements of the novel--from character-building to plotting and pacing
- Mile Markers to anticipate and overcome roadblocks like ineffective dialogue and "the unchanged protagonist"
- Guidelines for Going Deeper to explore and implement more nuanced aspects of storytelling, such as finding your voice and the role of theme
- Try-It-Out Exercises and 27 interactive worksheets that help elevate your writing.
No matter your level of experience or where you are in your project, Writing Your Novel from Start to Finish provides the instruction, inspiration, and guidance you need to complete your journey successfully.