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Children's Books

Some Books for Children with Learning Disabilities 

Have you seen a beautiful garden with different varieties of flowers? After keenly observing a beautiful garden, one can realize that what makes a garden really beautiful is its diversity. In the same way, God has made every child differently. There are children with learning disabilities. One needs to understand that differences make this world […]

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English

Literary Device 101- The Ultimate Beginner’s Manual to Understand Literary Device

In this beginner friendly article on literary devices and their use, we attempt to simplify all that complicated literary mumbo-jumbo for you so that you can accommodate them in your writing. We assure you that your readers will be impressed with your lyrical writing and will always vouch for your literary flair! AllegoryAllegory is in […]

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Zugzwang
Chess

What is Zugzwang in Chess? A complete guide of Zugzwang

What is Zugzwang?Imagine this, you think you will win this chess match but suddenly you see you’ve been trapped by your opponent in a manner that the next move you make will be disadvantageous to you. Sounds terrible, right? This situation is called zugzwang, it is a German word that means “compulsion to move”. They […]

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Fiction in Literature
English

What is Fiction in Literature? Complete Guide with Examples of Fiction.

Fiction is a genre of literature that uses imagination to make stories, novels, poetry, and proses. This is in contrast to non-fiction which includes biographies, essays and, so on. In this creative writing lesson, we will learn the following-Elaborating on the Concept of Fiction in LiteratureWorks of fiction describe made-up stories. The creative work of […]

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Narratives in Creative Writing
English

What are Literary Narratives? How to use Literary Narratives?

The narrative is the connection of events that writers design to give a structure to the story. It is described by the sequential arrangement of events in the plot. In this creative writing lesson, we will learn all about literary narratives-What are Literary Narratives?Narratives are of many kinds. They are both real-life and fictional. It […]

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English

Types of Imagery with Examples

Imagery in literature is a device that uses figurative language which helps the readers to analyze a literary work through their sensory perception and helps creates images to connect with the narrative. In this lesson on Imagery, we will learn the following-What is an Imagery in Literature?This literary device uses an effective creative writing method […]

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Irony example: blind leading the blind
English

6 Different Types of Irony In Literature (with Examples)

The irony is a rhetorical device in the literature that is different from what it appears and what it means. It tends to appear something on the surface but in actual it is completely different. In this creative writing lesson, we will learn the following-Irony Definition: What is Irony in Literature?The irony is used when […]

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Rubik's Classes

What is Speedcubing? How to Learn Speedcubing?

Have you seen those kids on the net solving the Rubik’s cube in what, a matter of seconds? The fact that people can solve it that easily is just mind-blowing. Moreover, it is a very tough task to do that in just a matter of few seconds. I mean if you ask me than I […]

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allegory in literature and creative writing
English

What is Allegory in Literature? How to use Allegory in your writing?

Allegory is a literary device that conveys a larger message to society through a character, place, or event in literature. An allegory always has a surface meaning and a deep underlying message which the author wants to give to the readers and audiences of the occurrences in society. In this creative writing lesson, we will […]

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Antagonist in Creative Writing
English

What is an Antagonist? How to use Antagonist in your creative writing?

In literature, an antagonist is a character who comes in direct opposition to the protagonist of the story. In this creative writing lesson, we will learn the following-Describing Antagonists as a literary deviceAntagonists are such characters in a narrative that includes a character, or a group of characters who present obstacles or challenges to the […]

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