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English 101 Section B25. Writing About Flash Fiction

An old literary form dating back to ancient tales and found in various world literatures, the contemporary short-short story, or flash fiction, has gained popularity among fiction writers and even shares aspects of poetry. Students in this section of first-year writing will use literary devices common to fiction and poetry to analyze and write about very short works of fiction. Students will look closely at words & language in challenging literary texts in search of deeper meanings than the surface meanings. Significant reading, writing, and revision.