The craft of the writer. Understanding how writers create meaning. Lesson objective:. To explore techniques used to analyse the way in which writers create particular effects. What kind of text do you think the following words are taken from?. worst brown fields dreams
Understanding how writers create meaning
worst brown fields dreams
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I want to write a story that is full of drama and suspense with a theme of war…
My worst dreams have always contained images of brown water and fields of elephant grass and the downdraft of helicopter blades. The dreams are in color but they contain no sound, not of drowned voices in the river or explosions under the hooches in the village we burned…
Death, misery, helplessness
How will his experiences affect his future?
Writer relies on you being able to explain how meaning is passed from writer to text to reader.
What effect is writer
trying to achieve?
What evidence can
we find in the text
to support this?
What effect does this
have on the
Feeling of futile
Clear war theme