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chracterization in creative writing
Creative Writing Classes

What is Characterization? Characterization as Literary Device in Creative Writing

Characterization is defined by the traits, characteristics, and psychology of the characters of the story. In this creative writing lesson, we will learn about characterization, character development, types of characters and methods of character development. Let’s dive in- What is Characterization in Creative Writing? What is Character Development? Methods of Character Development Direct and Indirect […]

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freytag's pyramid
Creative Writing Classes

Plot in Creative Writing – Concept, Types and Examples of Plot

The plot in a narrative refers to the sequence of events that takes place in connection to the other. It a very significant element in creative writing. In this creative writing lesson, we will learn all about Plot including- What is Plot in Creative Writing? Structure of the Plot Exposition Rising Action Climax Falling Action Denouement […]

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Point of View in Creative Writing
Creative Writing Classes

What is Point of View in Creative Writing? All you need to know about Point of View

Point of View is the perspective from which a narrative is designed and told. Point of view is considered to be the pivotal component in creative writing and literature especially in the work of fiction. In this creative writing lesson, we will learn the following- What is “Point of View” in Creative Writing? Terms related […]

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Satire in Creative Writing and Literature
Creative Writing Classes

Satire in Creative Writing. All you need to know about Satire

Satire is used in creative writing to mock or criticize someone or something. It is the use of satire, humour, irony, or ridicule in an exaggerated amount. In this creative writing lesson, we will learn all about satire. This is a literary source that has been derived from human nature. It brings the mockery which […]

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contemporary-kathak-style
Kathak Dance

Dance Classes: Differences between Kathak and Bharatanatyam Dance Forms

Kathak and Bharatanatyam are two significant classical dances from India. While Kathak is from northern India, Bharatanatyam is a dance form that primarily originated in South India. Both these dance forms are equally popular and have distinctive characteristics. These characters of these two dance forms have given them their uniqueness and the ability of one […]

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Kathakali Dancer performing on white mandala pattern background.
Kathak Dance

What are the differences between Kathak and Kathakali dances? Find out now

Both Kathak and the Kathakali dance forms are quite conventional and one of the most significant classical dance forms of India. These dance forms are vibrant and distinct dance forms having special features which differentiate one dance form from the other. The distinctive features which were present in the dance forms have made it popular […]

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Kid learning dance forms in class with teacher.
Modern Dance

Dance Classes: How Learning Dance Forms Can Improve Cognitive Skills in Children?

Have you ever had that argument with your child where you tell him not to learning dance forms but he carries on anyway? Ever wondered how could dancing help him in his career? And the fact that he wants to enrol in more dance classes seems a fruitless activity to you? Well, then I have […]

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Bharatanatyam Teacher
Bharatanatyam Dance

Bharatanatyam Classes: What You Need to Know Before Picking a Bharatanatyam Teacher

Learning an art like dancing and that too classical Indian dance is an adventure in itself. Indian classical dance is an art form that brings you closer to the Indian culture, heritage and roots. While learning Indian classical dance, one needs to have patience, discipline and an excellent Bharatanatyam teacher to guide them on their […]

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Bharatanatyam Varnams
Bharatanatyam Dance

Varnams in Bharatanatyam – The complete guide

What are Varnams? Varnams are considered to be a composition from the Carnatic music of South India and consists of small metric pieces of musical compositions. This becomes a central part of the most important part of ragas. Varnam tends to hold the bhava in a raga and one of the most significant parts of […]

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Bharatanatyam identification features
Bharatanatyam Dance

How to learn Bharatanatyam online?

Do summers kill your motivation to work? I feel ya. This entire season just feels like a vacation to me man. I want to go back to those days where I used to play Ludo with my friends throughout the day and “lagori” in the evening and wrap the day up by playing hide and […]

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