Annotative Essay on the book: ‘A House for Mr. Biswas,’ by V.S. Naipaul

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            Life can pass by without every really hitting someone; moments flow into moments, and without awareness things can go unnoticed. What V.S. Naipaul has done with his novel, A House for Mr. Biswas, is show the reader the moments of a character’s life and the awareness, or lack of, which encapsulated the entirety of the character. His story is …

Creative Writing (Various MFA Notes)

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Creative Writing: Combination Notes In these notes, the final in our series of MFA Notes, I’m going to combine any leftover notes that are too short to require completely new blog posts. Sections covered: The Sentimental Trap. Subtlety of Transitions. Giving Effective Feedback. Character Arc: 1st POV. Pain for Laughs: Making Characters Comedic and More Complex.  The Sentimental Trap Sentimental …