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Writing to Entertain


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Writing to Entertain

  1. 1. Social Purpose Writing to Entertain <ul><li>FRAMEWORK </li></ul><ul><li>Orientation </li></ul><ul><li>Series of Events </li></ul><ul><li>Resolution </li></ul>Forms that entertain: Narrative, poetry, play (skits), cartoons <ul><li>LANGUAGE FEATURES </li></ul><ul><li>Action verbs and adverbs </li></ul><ul><li>Verbs that reveal what was said, thought or felt (e.g. replied, contemplated, complained) </li></ul><ul><li>Imaginative adjectives (e.g. shimmering, glistening) </li></ul><ul><li>Linking words to indicate time (e.g. afterwards, the next day, much later) </li></ul><ul><li>Dialogue </li></ul><ul><li>Similes & metaphors </li></ul>