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2: About Creative Nonfiction

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    40380
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    Learning Objectives

    By the end of this chapter, students will be able to:

    • define creative nonfiction and understand the basic features of the genre.
    • identify basic literary elements (such as setting, plot, character, descriptive imagery, and figurative language).
    • perform basic literary analysis.
    • craft a personal narrative essay using the elements of creative nonfiction, using MLA-style formatting.


    2: About Creative Nonfiction is shared under a CC BY-NC license and was authored, remixed, and/or curated by Heather Ringo & Athena Kashyap.

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