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    • Write About Place
    • Formalities
      1500-2000 words
      For in-class editing Tues, Sept 28
      Upload to dropbox Sept 30 (midnight)
      Double space, Times 12 or equivalent
    • What I am “Looking” for
      Tightly focused description
      Detailed evocation of place
      Has central idea or metaphor to hold together
      Some universal theme is expressed
    • How to Achieve That
      Show, don’t tell
      Controlling metaphor
      Use all five senses, and the sixth
      Observe, observe, reflect, observe
      Fill the frame