TAA Literature Assignment 1 - NarrationThe Art AcademyLiterature Course - Notes and Assignment 1Introduction:Greetings to all literature students! I'm very glad that you've decided to take this course and I truly hope it will be of help to you. My own personal experience comes from teaching myself and learning from a few professionals for about 8 years. I specialize mostly in fiction writing and screenwriting, and I hope to be able to pass the knowledge I've accumulated so far on to you!In this course you will, hopefully, learn the basics of storytelling. You will learn about different narration styles, character development, story arcs and structures, and more!
TAA Literature Assignment 2 - CharactersThe Art AcademyLiterature Course - Notes and Assignment 2Please note that if you haven't watched the Star Wars reviews posted with the previous lesson, you should now do so (unless you are really against listening to curse-words). They will be linked to with this lesson as well.Just a note, so far I've been really impressed by the assignments that have been coming in, so good job everyone!WARNING! This is going to be an epic textwall, but I hope it's helpful!Lesson 2 - CharactersWhat a character is goes without saying, but how to create them and what roles they should play is a different story (pun totally intended). Sometimes eve
TAA Literature Assignment 3 - World of StoryThe Art AcademyLiterature Course - Notes and Assignment 3Lesson 3 - World of Story World of story is something that is often overlooked by starting or aspiring writers. My belief is that, when writing about an existing place, there is often a lack of research or an assumption that the reader knows the place that is being written about. In reality, to write a good story, there should be as much thought put into the world as there is in character development.Writing Existing Places There are two key components to writing about places that all ready exist: experience and research. You will probably have the best a
TAA Literature Assignment 4 - Symbolism NotesThe Art AcademyLiterature Course - Notes and Assignment 4Lesson 4 - Symbolism Symbolism is fairly simple, but is rarely utilized by writers who are just starting off. Some people feel it is pretentious, some people don't understand it, and some people don't care or haven't really thought about it. Whether you like it or not, it's good to understand the uses of it because it can become a very useful literary tool. Symbolism is basically when you use an object, colour, or a person to represent an idea. This is most effective when it is used to emphasize the theme or message of whatever you're writing. Symbolism often comes from allusion