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Words for Style, Signaling, and Surprise (ages 13-18)
FREE, 3 hour writing workshop. Students will leave with a greater appreciation for the expressive potential of individual words and a first draft of a poem or the first page of a story, script, or essay.
For a writer in any genre, individual words are the bricks with which they work to build their structure. A character’s choice of words can reveal their origins, aspirations, and anxieties; mixing words from different registers can create laughter; and an unexpected-but-perfect word in the right place can strike a reader with the force of a blow.
This session will look at nuances of diction through close reading of writers like Grace Paley, Natasha Trethewey, James Baldwin, and JamaicaView more
50 Liberty Drive, Suite 500, Boston, MA 02210
COVID-19 Phased Reopening Details
To keep our community safe, we require proof of vaccination that includes a booster shot against Covid-19 for everyone visiting the second floor, where all classes will be held. Masks will be required at all times while inside the building, whether you’re on the first or second floor.
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