WRITING LITERARY WORKS

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Writing Literary Works Literature, what is it? Well, the glossary of our handy fifth edition of Intro to Reading and Writing states that it is a written or oral composition that tells stories, dramatize situations, express emotion and analyzes and advocates ideas. How does the author accomplish all this? By using tools like plot, setting, characters, and their very own tone and style. Some authors write and base their works on passed events that at one time or another happened to them. Others though have to use their imagination and that makes things more complicated, because he or she has to come up with the characters and the setting. In other words everything necessary for a story. In the other hand the authors that witness an event would probably use the names of the actual people and the setting where the event took place. Now eve Continue...


Some authors get their ideas from just regular every day life, while others go out and make things happen. These were only a few examples of how literature comes about and what it is, but the possibilities are endless. However, the different ways and styles are what make all the difference between the best sellers and just another good story. n though everyone has different ways of coming up with the material for a story they all use the same tools. So authors, sometimes without even knowing develop a certain style of writing. Shortly after the climax the crises is resolved and the story comes to an end. To express emotion the author has to use yet another tool known as the setting. The setting is usually stated on the exposition section of the formal structure type plot. The writer takes all the conflict and action occurring and makes some kind of sequence. Now if every author would put the setting in the same spot or use the same structure, well reading would quickly become very boring. Many authors use what is called a formal structure, which includes the exposition, necessary information to better understand the story and also details about the characters. Following the exposition is the complication, a major conflict where the author has the characters try to resolve a crises or situation. It comprises of a number of things like where the author lives. This helps the reader visualize a picture in his or her mind of how and when the story is taking place.