Changes Portrayed In Fiction

Changes Portrayed In Fiction

Self-Portraits in Literature

Opening

Think back over the literature you have read in high school. What books or stories contain parts that could be considered examples of self-portrait in a moment of change?

Complete a Quick Write.

  • Brainstorm as many titles as you can. You can include works of fiction.

Open Notebook

Share your Quick Write responses with your classmates.

  • Which writers do you think were most effective at creating interesting and vivid self-portraits?
  • What literary techniques did these writers use to fully engage their readers? Give specific examples from the texts you remember to support your thinking.
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